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    Description"The Copyeditor's Handbook "is 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. Addressed to copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications, this thoughtful handbook explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the editorial judgment needed to make sound decisions. This revised edition reflects the most recent editions of "The Chicago Manual of Style "(15th ed.), the "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association "(5th ed.), and "Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary "(11th ed.).


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    Title
    The Copyeditor's Handbook
    Subtitle
    A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications, With Exercises and Answer Keys
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Amy Einsohn
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 574
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 703 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520246881
    ISBN 10: 0520246888
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    BIC E4L: LAN
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14110
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LAN027000
    DC22: 808.027, 808/.027
    BISAC V2.8: LAN022000
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    B&T Approval Code: A27340000
    LC classification: PN4784.C75 E37 2006
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    LC classification: 2005048579
    Thema V1.0: CJBG, CBW
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    07 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    Amy Einsohn is a professional editor with twenty-five years of experience in scholarly, trade nonfiction, and corporate publishing. She has taught copyediting classes through the University of California's Extension Program and through Editcetera (a San Francisco Bay Area editorial cooperative) and has also conducted on-site corporate training workshops.
    Review quote
    "The first three chapters alone are worth the cover price. It's a book that acknowledges an assortment of vexing copyediting questions and offers multiple answers to most of them."
    Back cover copy
    PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION: "The first three chapters alone are worth the cover price. It's a book that acknowledges an assortment of vexing copyediting questions and offers multiple answers to most of them."--Gary Hernandez, "Technical Communication ""An excellent textbook to teach the essentials of copyediting. An excellent reference work for workplace writing."--Mark Armstrong, "Business Communication Quarterly ""Brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners."--Alice Levine, The Denver Publishing Institute "An indispensable reference tool."--Kim Hawley, President, The Chicago Book Clinic "Thorough, useful, helpful, and smart."--Constance Hale, author of "Sin and Syntax "and "Wired Style" "Straightforward, sound advice for beginning or intermediate copyeditors working with pencil or online."--Priscilla S. Taylor, "The Editorial Eye" "Lays out the copyeditor's obligations with humor, style, and perspective."--Walter Pagel, "Science Editor"
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    PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION:
    "The first three chapters alone are worth the cover price. It's a book that acknowledges an assortment of vexing copyediting questions and offers multiple answers to most of them."--Gary Hernandez, "Technical Communication "
    "An excellent textbook to teach the essentials of copyediting. An excellent reference work for workplace writing."--Mark Armstrong, "Business Communication Quarterly "
    "Brims with valuable information, good advice, and helpful suggestions for novice copyeditors and experienced practitioners."--Alice Levine, The Denver Publishing Institute
    "An indispensable reference tool."--Kim Hawley, President, The Chicago Book Clinic
    "Thorough, useful, helpful, and smart."--Constance Hale, author of "Sin and Syntax "and "Wired Style "
    "Straightforward, sound advice for beginning or intermediate copyeditors working with pencil or online."--Priscilla S. Taylor, "The Editorial Eye "
    "Lays out the copyeditor's obligations with humor, style, and perspective."--Walter Pagel, "Science Editor "
    Table of contents
    Preface Part I. The ABCs of Copyediting 1. What Copyeditors Do 2. Basic Procedures 3. Reference Books and Resources Part II. 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 III. 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