Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2005
Seller ID: 016685
As the knowledge economy takes shape, editors face many challenges: technology is transforming publishing, text is losing out to graphics, and writing is distorted by cliché, hype and spin. More than ever, editors are needed to add value to information and to rescue readers from boredom and confusion. The Editor’s Companion explains the traditional skills of editing for publication and how to adapt them for digital production. It describes the editorial tasks for all kinds of print and screen publications - from fantasy novels, academic texts and oral history to web pages, government docume... View More...
New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2009
Seller ID: 028555
How to Publish Your PhD is the first book to provide students with a comprehensive and authoritative guide to publishing their research. A wealth of practical information and advice is included on: - choosing a publisher - revising your thesis - putting together a proposal - surviving the review process - negotiating a contract - working with your publisher’s marketing department. It will be an invaluable resource for students across the broadest range of the humanities and social sciences and for all those teaching and advising them. Printed Pages: 144. View More...
Chicago, USA, The University of Chicago Press: 2003
Seller ID: 023017
Binding: Hard Cover
In the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community. That sheet grew into a pamphlet, and the pamphlet grew into a book--the first edition of the Manual of Style, published in 1906. Now in its fifteenth edition, The Chicago Manual of Style--the essential reference for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers in any field--is more comprehensive and easier to use than ever before. Those who work with words know how dramatically publishing has c... View More...