The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications

Author:   Amy Einsohn
Publisher:   University of California Press
Edition:   3rd edition
ISBN:  

9780520271562


Pages:   576
Publication Date:   09 September 2011
Format:   Paperback
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The Copyeditor's Handbook is a lively, practical manual for newcomers to publishing and for experienced editors who want to fine-tune their skills or broaden their understanding of the craft. This book may be used for self-instruction or as a textbook in copyediting classes. The exercises are accompanied by answer keys and detailed line-by-line explanations. The third edition features: updates reflecting the 16th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and the most current editions of other major style manuals; additional updates to register technology-driven changes in onscreen editing procedures and type coding; a revised chapter on resources for editors; and, expanded bibliography and glossary.

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Author:   Amy Einsohn
Publisher:   University of California Press
Imprint:   University of California Press
Edition:   3rd edition
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.771kg
ISBN:  

9780520271562


ISBN 10:   0520271564
Pages:   576
Publication Date:   09 September 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

PREFACE PART 1. THE ABCS OF COPYEDITING 1. WHAT COPYEDITORS DO 2. BASIC PROCEDURES 3. REFERENCE BOOKS AND RESOURCES PART 2. EDITORIAL STYLE 4. PUNCTUATION 5. SPELLING AND HYPHENATION 6. CAPITALIZATION 7. NUMBERS AND NUMERALS 8. QUOTATIONS 9. ABBREVIATIONS, ACRONYMS, AND SYMBOLS 10. TABLES, GRAPHS, AND ART 11. REFERENCES 12. FRONT AND BACK MATTER 13. TYPECODING PART 3. LANGUAGE EDITING 14. GRAMMAR: PRINCIPLES AND PITFALLS 15. BEYOND GRAMMAR CHECKLIST OF EDITORIAL PREFERENCES GLOSSARY OF COPYEDITING TERMS GLOSSARY OF GRAMMAR TERMS ANSWER KEYS SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX

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A practical manual for revising professional papers to all who wish to further their knowledge and develop their skills. Detroit Legal News 20110921


A practical manual for revising professional papers to all who wish to further their knowledge and develop their skills. * Detroit Legal News *


A practical manual for revising professional papers to all who wish to further their knowledge and develop their skills. Detroit Legal News


A practical manual for revising professional papers to all who wish to further their knowledge and develop their skills. --Detroit Legal News


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Amy Einsohn is a professional editor with thirty years of experience in scholarly, trade nonfiction, and corporate publishing.

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