Resources

Resources

The Resources section of our website provides a vast reservoir of resources to help anyone interested in self publishing to do a better job. You will find the following resources in the various menu items.

Preparing your files consists of a vast section on how to prepare your files for best results. This section is the fruit of nearly 30 years experience.

Paper descriptions. Here you will find descriptions of the various standard papers we offer along with recommendations for what is most suitable for various different requirements.

RGB to CMYK. Here you will find information that will assist you in ensuring that your photographs and drawings are reproduced as well as possible.

Colour matching. What to do if accurate colour is critical.

Bleeds. What to do if any part of your design are to be printed right to the edge of the page.

Environment. He will find a great deal of information on the environmental credentials of the printing industry in general and Kainos Books in particular.

A glossary of printing terms.

An extended discussion of digital printing and how it has made self publishing a viable alternative.

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