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The Dartmouth Library engages with student writers and editors to support and advise publications. This guide was written by Victoria Corwin, Edward Connery Lathem Digital Library Fellow, in June 2020 after extensive literature reviews, interviews, and personal experience as a student Editor in Chief for three years.

This document covers some best practices for many aspects of student publishing at Dartmouth, including starting a publication, finding support, securing funding, publishing content, increasing visibility, copyright advice, and much more. The resources listed here apply to all types of publications, such as literary magazines, science journals, newspapers, blogs, and zines. This guide can and should be used in any way that best benefits your journal, as a starting point to develop your own personalized best practices and publishing styles.