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Butcher s Copy editing

Butcher s Copy editing Author Judith Butcher
ISBN-10 9781139459891
Release 2006-10-12
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Since its first publication in 1975, Judith Butcher's Copy-editing has become firmly established as a classic reference guide. This fourth edition has been comprehensively revised to provide an up-to-date and clearly presented source of information for all those involved in preparing typescripts and illustrations for publication. From the basics of how to prepare text and illustrations for the designer and typesetter, through the ground rules of house style, to how to read and correct proofs, Copy-editing covers all aspects of the editorial process. New and revised features: • up-to-date advice on indexes, inclusive language, reference systems and preliminary pages • a chapter devoted to on-screen copy-editing • guidance on digital coding and publishing in other media such as e-books • updated to take account of modern typesetting and printing technology • an expanded section on law books • an essential tool for new and experienced copy-editors, working freelance or in-house.

Strategic Copy Editing

Strategic Copy Editing Author John Russial
ISBN-10 1572309261
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 280
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This pragmatic text helps students master the craft of copy editing--including both the editing skills and the "people skills" essential to professional success. Experienced newspaper copy editor and professor John Russial covers the fundamentals and more: how to edit for grammar, punctuation, usage, and style; attend to broader issues of fairness and focus; develop strong headlines and other display elements; and work collaboratively with reporters, other editors, and designers. Special attention is given to the copy editor's role as critical thinker and coach as well as resident wordsmith. Throughout, proven editing strategies are explained and numerous concrete examples and practical tips offered.

Copy Editing for Professionals

Copy Editing for Professionals Author Edmund J. Rooney
ISBN-10 0875638961
Release 2000
Pages 412
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Copy Editing for Professionals has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Copy Editing for Professionals also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Copy Editing for Professionals book for free.

Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies

Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies Author Suzanne Gilad
ISBN-10 9781118051313
Release 2011-02-14
Pages 384
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Turn your knack for language into a lucrative career Must-know techniques and resources for maximizing your accuracy and speed Interested in becoming a copyeditor or proofreader? Want to know more about what each job entails? This friendly guide helps you position yourself for success. Polish your skills, build a winning résumé and land the job you've always wanted. Books, magazines, Web sites, corporate documents - find out how to improve any type of publication and make yourself indispensable to writers, editors, and your boss. Balance between style and rules Master the art of the query Use proofreader symbols Edit and proof electronic documents Build a solid freelancing career

Handbook for Academic Authors

Handbook for Academic Authors Author Beth Luey
ISBN-10 9780521194983
Release 2010
Pages 276
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Whether you are a graduate student seeking to publish your first article, a new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for publication, or an experienced author working on a new monograph, textbook, or digital publication, Handbook for Academic Authors provides reliable, concise advice about selecting the best publisher for your work, maintaining an optimal relationship with your publisher, submitting manuscripts to book and journal publishers, working with editors, navigating the production process, and helping to market your book. It also offers information about illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and includes a chapter on revising dissertations and one on the financial aspects of publishing. The book covers not only scholarly monographs but also textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and trade books. This fifth edition has been revised and updated to align with new technological and financial realities, taking into account the impact of digital technology and the changes it has made in authorship and publishing.

Scientific Style and Format

Scientific Style and Format Author CBE Style Manual Committee
ISBN-10 0521471540
Release 1994-11-25
Pages 825
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Focuses on style for those publishing in the scientific disciplines, including citations, abbreviations, and capitalization


Copyediting Author Karen Judd
ISBN-10 1560526084
Release 2001
Pages 304
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Filled with sound, practical advice, this book is a must if you wish to become an effective copyeditor. In addition to being a comprehensive guide to the "real world" of copyediting and publishing, sections on diction and style answer practical questions not addressed in other copyediting books.

The Editor s Companion

The Editor s Companion Author Janet Mackenzie
ISBN-10 9781107402188
Release 2011-06-27
Pages 255
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The Editor's Companion explains how to adapt the traditional skills of editing for digital production.

The Copyeditor s Handbook

The Copyeditor s Handbook Author Amy Einsohn
ISBN-10 0520218345
Release 2000
Pages 560
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"A basic text for beginning copyeditors and a good read for old pros, this handbook will also enlighten any editor contemplating freelance work." -- Margaret Mahan, former Managing Editor, University of Chicago Press, and editor of The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition "The Copyeditor's Handbook brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners. It is comforting to know that current and future copyeditors will be able to turn to this handbook. I'm placing this work, which fills a huge gap in the literature, right beside my dictionary, and will highly recommend it to all my colleagues and students." --Alice Levine, Lecturer, The Denver Publishing Institute, and freelance editor "A definite 'must have' for the beginning to intermediate editor or author, and even the experienced editor. An indispensable reference tool." --Kim Hawley, President, The Chicago Book Clinic "This is the book that every teacher of editing has been waiting for: thorough, clear, authoritative, up-to-date, and sane." --Beth Luey, Director, Scholarly Publishing Program, Arizona State University "This book warms the cockles of the copyediting heart. It is thorough, useful, helpful, and smart. And it fills a huge vacuum." --Constance Hale, author of Sin and Syntax and Wired Style "An excellent resource. The Copyeditor's Handbook should sit on every business editor's shelf, next to the in-house style guide." --Erika Henik, Research Publications Manager, Banc of America Securities LLC

The Copywriter s Handbook

The Copywriter s Handbook Author Robert W. Bly
ISBN-10 1429900156
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 432
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The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated third edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, account executives, creative directors, freelance writers, advertising managers . . . even entrepreneurs and brand managers. It reveals dozens of copywriting techniques that can help you write ads, commercials, and direct mail that are clear, persuasive, and get more attention—and sell more products. Among the tips revealed are • eight headlines that work—and how to use them • eleven ways to make your copy more readable • fifteen ways to open a sales letter • the nine characteristics of successful print ads • how to build a successful freelance copywriting practice • fifteen techniques to ensure your e-mail marketing message is opened This thoroughly revised third edition includes all new essential information for mastering copywriting in the Internet era, including advice on Web- and e-mail-based copywriting, multimedia presentations, and Internet research and source documentation, as well as updated resources. Now more indispensable than ever, The Copywriter's Handbook remains the ultimate guide for people who write or work with copy. "I don't know a single copywriter whose work would not be improved by reading this book." —David Ogilvy

The Oxford Guide to Style

The Oxford Guide to Style Author Robert M. Ritter
ISBN-10 0198691750
Release 2002
Pages 623
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The Oxford Guide to Style for Writers and Editors is the essential manual for anyone who needs a discerning guide through the innumerable choices and complexities of editorial method. Based on the house style of Oxford University Press, this book replaces two highly successful titles, Hart'sRules (OUP) and the Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors. It combines, updates and expands these two earlier titles to provide a fully comprehensive guide to the subject of editorial practice. With a new grammar and usage section, alphabetic entries, and full cross-references, it is bothauthoritative and easy to use. A valuable guide for all those who use words professionally or in their studies - from novice proofreaders and trainee editorial staff to journalists, authors, and thesis or dissertation writers - this book aims to provide a one- stop reference with comprehensive andhelpful advice.

Clark s Publishing Agreements a Book of Precedents

Clark s Publishing Agreements  a Book of Precedents Author Lynette Owen
ISBN-10 9781780432205
Release 2013
Pages 782
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This comprehensive and unrivalled book provides model agreements, covering a variety of publishing circumstances from head contracts to a range of licensing scenarios. Together with detailed explanatory notes, appendices covering areas of licensing which for practical reasons cannot easily be covered by a single precedent, a separate overview of legal developments and a CD-ROM containing the text of the precedents, this text is invaluable in drafting effective publishing agreements. New to this edition: The ninth edition has been fully revised and updated to include: New sample clauses to cover text and data mining in online subscription agreements; Fully updated Appendix on collective licensing; Revisions to reflect developments re agency and distribution models and data in relation to electronic precedents; All precedents (author and licence contracts), notes and appendices have been updated to take account of the latest digital developments; More coverage of Open Access in the introduction to Journal Contributor Agreements; Updates to the US Market appendix; Hardback and paperback reprints Contents: Acknowledgements for the Ninth Edition; Editor's Preface to the Ninth Edition; Legal Developments: An Introduction to the Ninth Edition; General Book: Author - Publisher Agreement; Educational, Academic, Scientific and Professional Book: Author - Publisher Agreement; Agreement for General Editor of a Book; Agreement for Contributor to a Book; Book Series Editor - Publisher Agreement; Academic Journal: Editor's Agreement; Society-Owned Journal Publishing Agreement; Journal Contributor Agreements; Agreements for Serial Rights; Translator's Agreement; Agreement for Sale of Translation Rights. Appendix: The People's Republic of China, central and eastern Europe and the post-Soviet Union Republics; Same-Language Low Price Reprint Agreement; Illustration and Artwork Agreement; Packaging Rights Agreement; International Co-edition Agreement; Film, Television and Allied Rights: Option and Assignment Agreements; Merchandising Rights Agreement; Introduction to Electronic Precedents; Licence to Digital Media Producer to Utilise Existing Print Material in Carrier Form; Licence to Institution to Make Existing Print Material Available by Local Networks to End Users within its Own Site; Licence to Institutions to Use Material Supplied in Electronic Form; Online Access to Database Agreement; E-book Distribution Agreement; App Development Agreement; Text and Data Mining (TDM): Sample Clauses for Subscription Agreement for Copyright Material; Appendices. Previous edition ISBN: 9781847665447

New Hart s Rules

New Hart s Rules Author Anne Waddingham
ISBN-10 9780199570027
Release 2014
Pages 464
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For over a hundred years, Hart's Rules has been the authority on style, helping writers and editors prepare copy for publication. The latest edition of this guide has been updated for the 21st century using the resources of Oxford Dictionaries and with the advice of publishing experts. Twenty-one chapters give information on all aspects of writing and of preparing copy for publication, whether in print or electronic form. New Hart's Rules gives guidance on a broad range of topics including publishing terms, layout and headings, how to treat illustrations, hyphenation, punctuation, and bibliographies and notes. All chapters have been revised and updated to reflect current practice (taking into account changes in the world and in the publishing industry over the last eight years), with the help of a team of experts and consultants. Chapters that have been particularly heavily revised include those dealing with the use and presentation of illustrations, with the conventions of scientific publishing, and with the art of indexing. Additionally, an entirely new chapter has been written to explore and summarize the differences between US and UK English. The text is designed and organized for maximum accessibility with clearly displayed examples throughout. Authoritative and comprehensive, endorsed by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders, New Hart's Rules is the essential desk guide for all writers and editors. Together with the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors it forms the complete editorial reference set.

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation Author Jane Straus
ISBN-10 9781118790328
Release 2014-01-22
Pages 224
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A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.


Sustainability Author Scott T. Young
ISBN-10 9781412982849
Release 2012-12-05
Pages 416
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Sustainability: Essentials for Business is the first survey text of its kind to offer a comprehensive treatment of the relationship between business and sustainability. The book begins with a macro perspective of the renewable resources such as air, water, forests, energy, etc. This discussion provides a starting point for the students unfamiliar with this sphere, so that the later chapters on environmental challenges can be framed within an appropriate context. The book then segues into the micro issues by shifting toward stakeholder interests and choices. Here, the chapters explore the various stakeholders involved - from organizations to consumers to non-governmental organizations, etc. The third section of the book aims to present business solutions designed to address and promote sustainability. This section will also discuss transparent and voluntary reporting along with the standards. The last section of the book concludes with ideas and questions about moving towards a sustainable future.

Scientific Writing

Scientific Writing Author Jennifer Peat
ISBN-10 9781118708026
Release 2013-07-01
Pages 312
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This comprehensive and practical book covers the basics of grammar as well as the broad brush issues such as writing a grant application and selling to your potential audience. The clear explanations are expanded and lightened with helpful examples and telling quotes from the giants of good writing. These experienced writers and teachers make scientific writing enjoyable.

Merriam Webster s Guide to Punctuation and Style

Merriam Webster s Guide to Punctuation and Style Author Merriam-Webster
ISBN-10 0877799210
Release 2001-01-01
Pages 360
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"New edition! Quick answers to questions about pronunciation, capitalization, plurals, and quotations. A guide to copyediting and proofreading. Special sections of word usage and grammar. Instructions for preparing notes and bibliographies."\\\\\