Most of these books are available on reserve at Hillman Library.
A dummy is a mock-up of your book and allows you to clearly see how to tighten the action, better engage the reader, and incorporate images. It's crucial in transforming your manuscript into a book! Here are the simple steps:
stack the paper and fold it in half
fold in half again, so that paper, when unfolded, is quartered
staple the center
cut the top edges