The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications (3rd edition)

The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications (3rd edition)

By: Amy Einsohn (author)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.

About Author

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

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780520271562
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780520271562
  • weight: 816
  • ISBN10: 0520271564
  • edition: 3rd edition

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