Copyeditor's Handbook A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications with Exercises and Answer Keys

ISBN-10: 0520271564
ISBN-13: 9780520271562
Edition: 3rd 2011
Authors: Amy Einsohn
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 8/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 574
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

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

Preface
The ABCs of Copyediting
What Copyeditors Do
Principal Tasks
Levels of Copyediting
The Editorial Process
Editorial Triage
Estimates
One Paragraph,Three Ways
Basic Procedures
Marking Changes on Hard Copy
Making Changes On-Screen
Querying
Style Sheets
Cleanup
Reference Books and Resources
Four Essential Books
On the Bookshelf
Websites
Editors Style
Punctuation
Conventions,Fashions,and Style
Terminal Punctuation
Joining Clauses
Setting Off Phrases
Indicating Omission
Mark-by-Mark Pitfalls
Multiple Punctuation
Eyeballing Every Mark
Controversial Techniques
Spelling and Hypenation
Improving Your Spelling Skills
Variant Spellings
British Spelling
Homophones
Foreign Words and Phrases
Proper Nouns and Adjectives
Plurals
Possessives
One Word or Two?
Spellcheckers
Capitalization
Personal Names and Titles
Geographical Names
Racial and Ethnic Groups
Company Names,Trademarks,and Brand Names
Cyberjargon
Titles of Works
Names of Plants and Animals
Numbers and Numerals
Words or Numerals?
Money
Time
Street Numbers and Phone Numbers
Units of Measurement
Roman Numerals
Inclusive Numerals
Mathematical Signs and Symbols
Style Sheet Entries
Quotations
Misspellings in the Source Document
Odd Wording in the Source Document
Run-in and Set-off Quotations
Punctuation of Quotations
Syntactical Fit
Ellipsis Points
Brackets
Citing Sources
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols
Abbreviations
Acronyms
Symbols and Signs
Tables,Graphs,and Art
Tables
Graphs
Art
References
Author-Date System
Reference Notes
Citation-Sequence System
Front and Back Matter
Front Matter
Back Matter
Glossaries
Indexes
Typecoding
Typecoding on Hard Copy
Typecoding On-Screen
Heads and Subheads
Lists
Design Specs
Language Editing
Grammar: Principles and Pitfalls
Whose Grammar?
Subject-Verb Agreement
Troublesome Verbs
Split Infinitives
Subjunctive Mood
Dangling Participles
Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Case of Nouns and Pronouns
Parallel Form
Adjectives and Adverbs
Fewer and Less
Prepositions
Miscellaneous Bugaboos
Beyond Grammer
Organization
Expository Style
Bias-Free Language
Publishing Law
Checklist of Editorial Preferences
Glossary of Copyediting Terms
Glossary of Grammar Terms
Answer Keys
Selected Bibliography
Index

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