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Pre-press

(1) The work involved in converting the finalized (originated) book files or camera-ready copy from the publisher, filming, imposition and creating the plates to be used in the printing process.

(2) The printing department undertaking this work.

(3) Sometimes confused with origination.

This definition is extracted (and expanded on) from the book Getting Published: A Companion for the Humanities and Social Sciences by Gerald Jackson and Marie Lenstrup. It was first referred to in the blog Getting Published in a post on pre-press processes at a printing works.

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  1. June 15, 2010 at 8:31 pm
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