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NCJ Number: 229712 Find in a Library
Title: OVC Publishing Guidelines for Print and Multimedia, Third Edition
Corporate Author: Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: March 2010
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Washington, DC 20544
Office for Victims of Crime
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Administrative Office of the United States Courts
Supreme Court Building
Washington, DC 20544
United States of America

Office for Victims of Crime
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Type: Guideline; Instructional Material; Technical Assistance
Format: Document (Online); Web Page/Site
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide outlines OVC (Office for Victims of Crime) publishing policies and submission requirements, effective writing principles, and video production tips intended to assist potential contributors to OVC publications in navigating the publishing process and sharing work results with others in the field.
Abstract: The guidelines address submission deadlines and requirements, the publishing process, product types, writing tips, development of an e-publication, production of a video, and copyright and policy requirements. Submission requirements are presented for publications, charts and photos, file setup, videos, and accessibility features. The publishing process addresses initial review, production, OVC/DOJ approval, and dissemination. Product types commonly published by OVC are brochures, bulletins, fact sheets, guides, multimedia, public awareness kits, reports, and training curricula. Writing tips are attentive to grammar, an efficient use of words, and references/endnotes. Guidelines for the development of an e-pub include discussions of pages for scanning, brevity, the organization of information, and the development of a keyword list. Guidelines for producing a video pertain to pre-production, filming, and editing. Copyright and policy requirements are outlined.
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Computer aided instruction; Information dissemination; Office for Victims of Crime (OVC); Report writing
Note: Please see NCJ 249930 for new edition.
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