Resources, information and useful tools
including our book spine width calculator

Tools and resources

Below you will find useful information related to book printing and Printondemand-worldwide.

Quick links:
Spine width calculator | Downloads | File submission information | Terms and conditions


Perfect bound spine width calculator

When you obtain a printing quote, you have the option of selecting one of several paper types and book sizes. The calculator below displays the spine width associated with our standard paper types.

Case bound book artwork specification

Case bound PPC: download artwork specification (148Kb)



The following guides are available to download in PDF format:

A Guide to Book Printing, Publishing and Distribution
Download (2.5Mb)

  • Contains all our latest services
  • Explains the book manufacturing process from start to finish
  • Includes more information on our environmental policy
  • Includes guidelines for generating PDF files and file submission
  • Includes full online ordering system guidelines

Our Environmental Policies
Download (960Kb)

  • Contains an expanded explanation of our environmental policy

Online Ordering System Instructions
Download (668Kb)

  • Contains a step-by-step guide to using the ordering system

File Submission information

To create a PDF file suitable for printing, please view our File Submission Guidelines (176kb)

Delivery of your files can use one of several methods:


Terms and Conditions

Our terms and conditions can be viewed here.

Our environmental policy
Online ordering system

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To initiate download of our Free guide to Book Printing, please enter your details below.

The book contains a full guide to the Book printing process, along with useful advice regarding publishing and distribution.

It also contains a full guide to using our online ordering system, a detailed explanation of our environmental policy and a useful glossary of book printing terms.


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