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The Copyeditor's Workbook : Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment / Erika Buky, Marilyn Schwartz, Amy Einsohn.

Author/Creator:
Buky, Erika, author., Author,
Publication:
Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (384 pages)
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Copy editing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
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 benefitsWorkbook 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.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Exercises
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 AND THE TREATMENT OF NAMES
7. NUMBERS AND NUMERALS
8. QUOTATIONS
9. ABBREVIATIONS AND SYMBOLS
10. TABLES, GRAPHS, AND ART
11. REFERENCES
12. FRONT AND BACK MATTER
13. MARKUP
PART 3. LANGUAGE EDITING
14. GRAMMAR AND USAGE: PRINCIPLES AND PITFALLS
15. BEYOND GRAMMAR
Answer Keys
Appendix: Manual Copyediting Symbols
Selected Bibliography
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 29. Feb 2020)
Contributor:
Einsohn, Amy, author., Author,
Schwartz, Marilyn, author., Author,
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780520967519
OCLC:
1101173436
Publisher Number:
10.1525/9780520967519 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.