Artwork Instructions

Cambridge University Press - Artwork Guidelines

To ensure that your figures are reproduced to the highest possible standards and your article is published as quickly and efficiently as possible, Cambridge journals recommends the following formats and resolutions for supplying electronic figures. Please note that submitting low quality figures may result in a delay in publishing your valuable research.

Please ensure that your figures are saved at final publication size (please see the latest issue of the journal for column widths) and are in our recommended file formats. Following these guidelines will result in high quality images being reproduced in both the print and the online versions of the journal.

Line artwork

Format: tif or eps
Color mode: black and white (also known as 1-bit)
Size: please size to final publication size
Resolution: 1200 dpi

Combination artwork (line/tone)

Format: tif or eps
Color mode: grayscale (also known as 8-bit)
Size: please size to final publication size
Resolution: 800 dpi

Black and white halftone artwork

Format: tif
Color mode: grayscale (also known as 8-bit)
Size: please size to final publication size
Resolution: 300 dpi

Colour halftone artwork

Format: tif
Color mode: CMYK color
Size: please size to final publication size
Resolution: 300 dpi
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