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

Author: Amy Einsohn
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Einsohn
ISBN: 9780520271562 : 0520271564
OCLC Number: 714725912
Description: xiv, 559 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The ABCs of Copyediting. What copyeditors do --
Basic procedures --
Reference books and resources --
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 --
Language Editing. Grammar : principles and pitfalls --
Beyond grammar --
Checklist of editorial preferences --
Glossary of copyediting terms --
Glossary of grammar terms --
Answer keys.
Other Titles: Guide for book publishing and corporate communications, with exercises and answer keys
Responsibility: Amy Einsohn.

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Suitable for newcomers to publishing and for experienced editors who want to fine-tune their skills or broaden their understanding of the craft, this book is useful for self-instruction or as a  Read more...

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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

 
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