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The editor's companion

Author: Janet Mackenzie
Publisher: Port Melbourne, Vic. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"As the knowledge economy takes shape, editors face many challenges. Technology is transforming publishing, text is losing out to graphics, and writing is distorted by cliché, hype and spin. More than ever, editors are needed to add value to information and to rescue readers from boredom and confusion"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Mackenzie
ISBN: 9781107402188 1107402182
OCLC Number: 693545735
Notes: Previous edition: 2004.
Description: xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The editor in context --
2. The publishing process --
3. Management and liaison --
4. Substance and structure --
5. Language --
6. Illustrations and tables --
7. Completeness and consistency --
8. Proofs --
9. Editing methods --
10. Working with documents and files --
11. Freelance editing.
Responsibility: Janet Mackenzie.

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The Editor's Companion explains how to adapt the traditional skills of editing for digital production.  Read more...

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