Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

Eleventh Edition

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: Merriam-Webster

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 1623

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Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings.

The Copyeditor's Handbook

A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications

Author: Amy Einsohn

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 568

View: 781

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 on 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.

Copyediting and Proofreading For Dummies

Author: Suzanne Gilad

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 384

View: 513

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

HOW 12: A Handbook for Office Professionals

Author: James L. Clark

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 708

Since 1975, HOW and its subsequent editions have been a prominent reference source for business writers, office personnel, and students. With every new edition, HOW has kept pace with changes in our language and the business environment, striving to provide a useful and easy-to-understand reference manual for all professionals involved in organizational operations. It includes detailed and precise information for writing, formatting, and transmitting communications. Unlike other reference books, HOW 12 is tailored for writing style, grammar, mechanics, and techniques in a business/office environment. This text can be used as a stand-alone reference or as a supplement. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Copyeditor's Workbook

Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment

Author: Erika Buky

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 633

The Copyeditor’s Workbook—a companion to the indispensable Copyeditor’s Handbook, now in its fourth edition—offers comprehensive and practical training for both aspiring and experienced copyeditors. Exercises of increasing difficulty and length, covering a range of subjects, enable you to advance in skill and confidence. Detailed answer keys offer a grounding in editorial basics, appropriate usage choices for different contexts and audiences, and advice on communicating effectively with authors and clients. The exercises provide an extensive workout in the knowledge and skills required of contemporary editors. Features and benefits Workbook challenges editors to build their skills and to use new tools. Exercises vary and increase in difficulty and length, allowing users to advance along the way. Answer keys illustrate several techniques for marking copy, including marking PDFs and hand marking hard copy. Book includes access to online exercises available for download.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Reference Set

Author: Frederick C. Mish

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 2844

View: 169

Gain access to word information in print and electronic formats. . Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition . Merriam- Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus, Second Edition . Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus, Electronic Edition (Win/Mac CD-ROM) . Free one-year online subscription

Senior High Core Collection

A Selection Guide

Author: Raymond W. Barber

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN:

Category: Best books

Page: 1456

View: 398

- More than 6,500 books in the initial clothbound volume, plus more than 2,400 new titles in four annual supplements. - New coverage of biographies, art, sports, Islam and the Middle East, and cultural diversity. - Special focus on graphic novels, primary source materials, nonbook materials, and periodicals. - Analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Author: John Greenfieldt

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN:

Category: Public libraries

Page: 1856

View: 207