Limited offer: Buy 15 e-learning modules for £199
(offer valid until 31 August 2022)

Boost your existing skills with our e-learning modules, focused online courses on specialist topics relevant to publishing life.

The complete set of 15 modules usually costs £275, but if you enrol before midnight on 31 August 2022, you'll pay just £199. Click here to enrol.


A commissioning editor's guide to working with authors

  • A module for new commissioning editors who want to get the best from their author relationships.

A comprehensive guide to copy-editing

  • An introduction to the work of a copy-editor, where it fits in to the publishing process and different ways of working.

A copy-editor's guide to working with authors

  • Understand and prepare for the ways in which your relationship with an author will develop and change throughout the lifespan of a project.

An editor's guide to author queries

  • Learn how to manage and communicate the detail of your copy-editing so that you create a positive relationship with your author.

An editor's guide to editing fiction

  • Expand your copy-editing practice to include fiction.

An editor's guide to editing illustrations

  • Understand how to process and mark up drawings for a publication.

An editor's guide to editing references

  • Upgrade your editing skills with this e-Learning Module focused on the three main systems of including references for cited work.

An editor's guide to editorial style

  • Understand the power of editorial and house style for executing effective copy-editing.

An editor's guide to working with typesetters

  • Gain an understanding of how layout and typesetting is carried out, and how to mark up and prepare typescripts to help typesetters – and avoid hindering them.

An introduction to marketing

  • An introduction to the roles, functions and terminology involved with marketing in the publishing industry.

An introduction to proofreading

  • An introduction to the work of a proofreader, whether dealing with books and journals or company reports and brochures.

An introduction to publishing

  • An introduction to the departments, roles, functions and processes that make up the UK book and journal publishing industry.

Essential copyright for publishers

  • Know how to acquire and protect the content you need to be a successful publisher.

Essential editorial project management

  • Learn how to guide a publication through its production, whether print or electronic, by using appropriate tools and approaches to track the project and keep those involved informed.

Proofreading PDFs: A complete guide for editors

  • Acquire the skills needed to work efficiently with PDFs.

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