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Butcher's copy-editing : the Cambridge handbook for editors, copy-editors and proofreaders / Judith Butcher, Caroline Drake and Maureen Leach.

By: Butcher, Judith [author.]
Contributor(s): Drake, Caroline, 1963- [author.] | Leach, Maureen, 1945- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014Edition: Fourth edition fully revised and updated; Ninth printingDescription: xiv, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521847131 Subject(s): Copy editing | Proofreading | | Humanities: English July2016 October2016 October2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 808.027
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Preliminary copy-editing, design and specimen pages -- 3. Preparing the text for the typesetter -- 4. Illustrations -- 5. Proofs -- 6. House style -- 7. Preliminary pages -- 8. Indexes -- 9. Other parts of a book -- 10. Bibliographical references -- 11. Literary material -- 12. Multi-author and multi-volume works -- 13. Science and mathematics books -- 14. Other special subjects -- 15. Reprints and new editions -- 16. On-screen editing by Anne Waddingham.
Summary: Since its first publication in 1975, Judith Butcher's Copy-editing has become firmly established as a classic reference guide. This fourth edition has been comprehensively revised to provide an up-to-date and clearly presented source of information for all those involved in preparing typescripts and illustrations for publication. From the basics of how to prepare text and illustrations for the designer and typesetter, through the ground rules of house style, to how to read and correct proofs, Copy-editing covers all aspects of the editorial process. New and revised features: up-to-date advice on indexes, inclusive language, reference systems and preliminary pages a chapter devoted to on-screen copy-editing guidance on digital coding and publishing in other media such as e-books updated to take account of modern typesetting and printing technology an expanded section on law books Ø an essential tool for new and experienced copy-editors, working freelance or in-house.
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Fourth edition : 2006.

Includes glossary.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction -- 2. Preliminary copy-editing, design and specimen pages -- 3. Preparing the text for the typesetter --
4. Illustrations -- 5. Proofs -- 6. House style -- 7. Preliminary pages -- 8. Indexes -- 9. Other parts of a book -- 10. Bibliographical references -- 11. Literary material -- 12. Multi-author and multi-volume works -- 13. Science and mathematics books -- 14. Other special subjects -- 15. Reprints and new editions -- 16. On-screen editing by Anne Waddingham.

Since its first publication in 1975, Judith Butcher's Copy-editing has become firmly established as a classic reference guide. This fourth edition has been comprehensively revised to provide an up-to-date and clearly presented source of information for all those involved in preparing typescripts and illustrations for publication. From the basics of how to prepare text and illustrations for the designer and typesetter, through the ground rules of house style, to how to read and correct proofs, Copy-editing covers all aspects of the editorial process. New and revised features: up-to-date advice on indexes, inclusive language, reference systems and preliminary pages a chapter devoted to on-screen copy-editing guidance on digital coding and publishing in other media such as e-books updated to take account of modern typesetting and printing technology an expanded section on law books Ø an essential tool for new and experienced copy-editors, working freelance or in-house.

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