The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communication

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Selected Bibliography

The ACS Style Guide: A Manual for Authors and Editors. 2d ed. Edited by Janet S. Dodd. Washington, D. C.: American Chemical Society, 1997.

AIP Style Manual. 4th ed. New York: American Institute of Physics, 1990.

American Heritage College Dictionary. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997.

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. 3d ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

American Medical Association Manual of Style. 9th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1998.

The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual. Edited by Norm Goldstein. Reading, Mass.: Perseus Books, 1998.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. 16th ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1992.

Barzun, Jacques. “Behind the Blue Pencil: Censorship or Creeping Creativity?” In On Writing, Editing, and Publishing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Bernstein, Theodore. The Careful Writer: A Modern Guide to English Usage. New York: Atheneum, 1965.

Bernstein, Theodore. Miss Thistlebottom's Hobgoblins: The Careful Writer's Guide to the Taboos, Bugbears, and Outmoded Rules of English Usage. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971.

Blake, Gary, and Robert W. Bly. The Elements of Business Writing. New York: Macmillan, 1992.

Blake, Gary, and Robert W. Bly. The Elements of Technical Writing. New York: Macmillan, 1993.

Burchfield, R. W. The New Fowler's Modern English Usage. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996.

The Chicago Manual of Style. 14th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

The Concise Columbia Encyclopedia. 3d ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

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The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communication
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Part 1 - The Abcs of Copyediting 1
  • 1 - What Copyeditors Do 3
  • 2 - Basic Procedures 29
  • 3 - Reference Books and Resources 57
  • Part 2 - Editorial Style 69
  • 4 - Punctuation 71
  • 5 - Spelling and Hyphenation 121
  • 6 - Capitalization 151
  • 7 - Numbers and Numerals 171
  • 8 - Quotations 196
  • 9 - Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols 216
  • 10 - Tables, Graphs, and Art 242
  • 11 - References 274
  • 12 - Front and Back Matter 297
  • 13 - Typecoding 309
  • Part 3 - Language Editing 333
  • 14 - Grammar: Principles and Pitfalls 335
  • 15 - Beyond Grammar 377
  • Checklist of Editorial Preferences 421
  • Glossary of Copyediting Terms 431
  • Glossary of Grammar Terms 447
  • Answer Keys 457
  • Selected Bibliography 527
  • Index 531
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