Effectively communicating.

Cygnus produces a variety of publications for our clients whom we help to communicate effectively with their target audience by, conceptualizing the content and format of documents; conducting background research; writing scientific, technical, and programmatic documents; translating information for lay audiences; conducting author liaisons; copyediting, editing, and proofreading content and adhering to professional style requirements (GPO, Chicago, AMA, etc.); providing word processing and desktop publishing services; designing graphics and collecting files for printing; managing the production, printing, and assembly process; and preparing and managing required publication clearance activities.

Examples of publications and materials we routinely produce include abstract books, peer-reviewed journal articles, briefing books, brochures, catalogs, conference proceedings, curricula, direct mail, directories, fact sheets, flyers, information kits, manuals, meeting summaries, monographs, participant meeting packets, posters, and scientific reports. Representative publications development and management projects include: 

  • Support Services for the Surgeon General’s Reports on Smoking and Health (1994/95, 2001/02, 2008, 2010, and 2014), Office on Smoking and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention;
  • Support for the Production and Dissemination of a Second-Generation Series of Smoking and Tobacco Control Monographs, National Cancer Institute;
  • Prepared four annual Accomplishments and Opportunities Reports, National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research;
  • Research, writing, and production of the Annual Report to Congress, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice; and
  • Support Services for the 9th Special Report to Congress on Alcohol and Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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