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The copyeditor's handbook : a guide for book publishing and corporate communications, with exercises and answer keys / Amy Einsohn.

Einsohn, Amy, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Oswayo Valley Memorial Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Potter-Tioga Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Oswayo Valley Memorial Library 808.027 EIN (Text) 30723000341298 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780520271562 :
  • ISBN: 0520271564 :
  • Physical Description: xiv, 559 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-530) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
PART I : THE ABCs OF COPYEDITING -- What copyeditors do -- Basic procedures -- Reference books and resources. PART II : EDITORIAL STYLE -- Punctuation -- Spelling and hyphenation -- Capitalization -- Numbers and numerals -- Quotations -- Abbreviations, Acronyms, and symbols -- Tables, graphs, and art -- References -- Front and back matter -- Typecoding. PART III : LANGUAGE EDITING -- Grammar : principles and pitfalls -- Beyond grammar.
Summary, etc.:
"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 typecoding; A revised chapter on resources for editors; Expanded bibliography and glossary."--Publisher.
Subject: Copy editing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Journalism, Commercial > Editing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Editing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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