Pre-Manuscript Services

Preparing your manuscript for submission can be done as simply as letting us take care of getting it ready to be published. iUniverse can convert your typewritten manuscript, or previously published book, to a word-processed format.

Manual Content Submission

This submission option allows authors to submit their manuscript via mail instead of submitting their work online.

Basic Manuscript Formatting Revisions

Necessary corrections will be made before the manuscript can be put through the editorial and layout processes.

Extensive Customized Manuscript Formatting

More extensive corrections will be made before the manuscript is put through the editorial and layout processes.

Data Entry - Standard

With Standard Data Entry, you can send us your printed manuscript and we will convert it into a working digital file. This excludes any handwritten documents or newspaper-type articles.

Data Entry - Spanish

Spanish-language materials you provide are converted into an electronic format for publication with our Spanish Data Entry service.

Data Entry - Handwritten

Relieve yourself from the tedious task of encoding multiple pages and let us do all the manual encoding for you. This service is only applicable to handwritten documents.

Large Image Scanning

Images larger than are larger than 11x17” can be scanned by iUniverse and placed in your book.

B&W Image Scanning

Authors who send in hard copies of original black and white images can have them scanned and placed into the correct place in your work.

Color Image Scanning

Authors who send in hard copies of original color images can have them scanned and placed into the correct place in your work.

Manuscript File Conversion

If this service is chosen, iUniverse will make every effort to work with manuscripts created using any of a wide variety of software packages.

Graphic File Conversion (Quantity: 25)

When authors send in graphic files, they sometimes require an extensive amount of work. With this service, iUniverse will work to ensure graphics appear correctly in the final product.

File Merging

If the standard manuscript submission process of sending one file is not followed, files must be merged or combined in order to ensure a correct outcome.

Image Extraction

If you choose to submit your manuscript with the images included in the body of your work, iUniverse must extract these images to properly create a professional layout of your book. This service will cover the cost of extracting the images to ensure proper interior layout.