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    DescriptionHart's Rules for Compositors and Readers at the University Press, Oxford was first printed in 1893. This classic reference work for writers, editors, and publishers was in print through 39 editions for nearly one hundred years. New Hart's Rules is a brand-new text that brings the principles of the old text into the 21st century, providing answers to questions of editorial style for a new generation of professionals. Writers and editors of all kinds will find this handy guide an indispensable companion in their work. Twenty chapters give information on all aspects of writing and of preparing copy for publication, whether in print or electronically. New Hart's Rules covers a broad range of topics including publishing terms, layout and headings, how to treat illustrations, hyphenation, punctuation, UK and US usage, bibliographies and notes, and indexing. The chapters have been compiled by a team of experts and consultants, and the book draws on the unrivalled expertise of Oxford's Reference Department. It is also endorsed by the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. The text is designed and organized for maximum accessibility with clearly displayed examples throughout. Authoritative and comprehensive, New Hart's Rules is the essential desk guide for all writers and editors, and together with the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors forms the complete editorial reference set.


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    Title
    New Hart's Rules
    Subtitle
    The Handbook of Style for Writers and Editors
    Authors and contributors
    Created by Oxford University Press, Adapted by R M Ritter
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 116 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 399 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198610410
    ISBN 10: 0198610416
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    B&T General Subject: 480
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    BISAC V2.8: LAN006000
    DC22: 808.02
    BISAC V2.8: LAN014000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A29350000
    DC22: 808.027
    BISAC V2.8: LAN005000, LAN022000
    B&T Approval Code: A23255000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN147 .N42 2005
    Thema V1.0: CBW
    Illustrations note
    Numerous tables and some line drawings
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    17 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Table of contents
    1. The parts of a book ; 2. Preparing copy ; 3. Spelling and hyphenation ; 4. Punctuation ; 5. Capitalization ; 6. Names ; 7. Italic, roman, and other type treatments ; 8. Work titles in text ; 9. Quotations and direct speech ; 10. Abbreviations and symbols ; 11. Numbers and dates ; 12. Languages ; 13. Law and legal references ; 14. Science, mathematics, and computing ; 15. Lists and tables ; 16. Illustrations ; 17. Notes and references ; 18. Bibliography ; 19. Indexing ; 20. Copyright and other publishing responsibilities ; Index