Publishing Tips

Publishing Tips are intended to assist faculty and staff as they develop publications for submission to the Extension / Experiment Station Publications unit, and for anyone interested in developing high-quality, professional print materials.



Production Process

Graphic Design

Technical Tips

Additional Resources

AES/CES Publication Production Process (Webinar)

This workshop will provide faculty / staff with a review of the publication production procedures for new Extension / Experiment Station Numbered Publications. We'll discuss what you need to know about reviewing / revising expired Extension publications. We'll cover submission guidelines, writing and copyright issues, and reordering / distribution procedures. The workshop is recommended for new faculty and staff, as well as administrative staff that may be involved in the submission process. It is also recommended for folks who have not submitted publications in a while, but would like a refresher.

"All Things Photography" (webinar)

This webinar covers photography basics like composition rules of thumb, digital camera tips, image formats, and what format and image source works best for Web and print projects. We'll discuss how to get the images from a camera, phone, website and video and touch on a few graphic design basics to help tie it all together.

Essential Graphics / Design Concepts for Non-Designers (webinar)

This webinar focuses on understanding the importance of resolution, tips on scanning images properly, screen captures, image formats, bleeds, binding, linked vs. embedded images, how to organize your files, copyright basics and graphic design fundamentals. It is recommended for everyone interested in producing print projects correctly from the technical perspective. Beginners will go back to work with a good understanding of how to prepare documents for print.

Conference Poster Development workshop (video presentation)

Conference posters continue to be one of the most popular methods of sharing information about research and programs with colleagues in a variety of disciplines. Consequently, designing an attractive, well-organized, and informative conference poster is a necessary skill in today's academic and professional worlds. With advances in technology, the way we create posters has changed significantly. This workshop will give you technical, design, content tips and copyright and fair use tips specific to posters, allowing you to develop effective, high-quality posters and enhancing your next poster presentation.

Feel free to contact us at any time!
Ana Henke, Senior Media Specialist
Regents Row, Roberts Bldg.
MSC 3K, New Mexico State University, P.O. Box 30001
Las Cruces, NM 88003-88001

Phone: 575-646-1174
Fax: 575-646-2099