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Author Einsohn, Amy, author.

Title The copyeditor's handbook : a guide for book publishing and corporate communications / Amy Einsohn and Marilyn Schwartz.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  808.027 Ei68c 2019    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition Fourth edition, revised, updated, and expanded.
Description xx, 545 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Gender group: gdr Women lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat Americans lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ Copy editors lcdgt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 489-512) and index.
Contents Preface to the fourth edition / Marilyn Schwartz -- Preface to the third edition / Amy Einsohn -- What copyeditors do -- Basic procedures -- Reference books and resources -- Punctuation -- Spelling and hyphenation -- Capitalization and the treatment of names -- Numbers and numerals -- Quotations -- Abbreviations and symbols -- Tables, graphs, and art -- References -- Front matter, back matter, and running heads -- Markup -- Grammar and usage : principles and pitfalls -- Beyond grammar.
Summary "Unstuffy, hip, and often funny, The Copyeditor's Handbook has become an indispensable resource both for new editors and for experienced hands who want to refresh their skills and broaden their understanding of the craft of copyediting. This fourth edition incorporates the latest advice from language authorities, usage guides, and new editions of major style manuals, including The Chicago Manual of Style. It registers the tectonic shifts in twenty-first-century copyediting: preparing text for digital formats, using new technologies, addressing global audiences, complying with plain language mandates, ensuring accessibility, and serving self-publishing authors and authors writing in English as a second language. The new edition also adds an extensive annotated list of editorial tools and references and includes a bit of light entertainment for language lovers, such as a brief history of punctuation marks that didn't make the grade, the strange case of razbliuto, and a few Easter eggs awaiting discovery by keen-eyed readers. The fourth edition features updates reflecting the transformation of editorial roles in today's publishing environment, new applications, processes, and protocols for on-screen editing major changes in editorial resources, such as online dictionaries and language corpora, new grammar and usage authorities, online editorial communities, and web-based research tools. When you're ready to test your mettle, pick up The Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment, the essential new companion to the handbook"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Copy editing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Editing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Journalism, Commercial -- Editing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Copy editing. (OCoLC)fst01715705
Editing. (OCoLC)fst00902451
Genre/Form Style manuals. (OCoLC)fst01424243
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks and manuals.
Style manuals.
Added Author Schwartz, Marilyn, author.
Complemented by (work): Bky, Erika, 1961- Copyeditor's workbook. 2019.
ISBN 9780520286726 paperback ; alkaline paper
0520286723 paperback ; alkaline paper
9780520972278 electronic book

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