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

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

byAmy Einsohn

Paperback | August 15, 2011

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The Copyeditor's Handbookis 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 ofThe Chicago Manual of Styleand the most current editions of other major style manuals.

• Additional updates to register technology-driven changes in onscreen editing procedures and typecoding.

• A revised chapter on resources for editors.

• Expanded bibliography and glossary.



Amy Einsohnis a professional editor with thirty years of experience in scholarly, trade nonfiction, and corporate publishing.
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Title:The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate CommunicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.34 inPublished:August 15, 2011Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520271564

ISBN - 13:9780520271562

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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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“A practical manual for revising professional papers to all who wish to further their knowledge and develop their skills.”