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The Copyeditor's Handbook By Amy Einsohn

The Copyeditor's Handbook by 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 textbook in copyediting classes. It features exercises that are accompanied by answer keys and detailed line-by-line explanations.

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

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

About Amy Einsohn

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

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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GOR008965984
9780520271562
0520271564
The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications by Amy Einsohn
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
2011-09-09
576
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