Webster's New World Editor's Desk Reference with CDROM

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9780028638560: Webster's New World Editor's Desk Reference with CDROM

A comprehensive desk reference for today's editor!

Provides a comprehensive source of information on editing essentials -- from traditional styles and usages to compatibility of word processing programs.

Compiled by experts in fields ranging from technology to fiction, Webster's New World Editor's Desk Reference is the best one-volume resource for all forms of editing. While the book walks editors through processes that might be new, such as online revision programs, it also provides timeless information such as proofreading marks and copy routing. In addition to the wealth of reference material, editors also get a crash course in issues that affect them today -- such as freelance editing, project management, and electronic communication.

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Usages and styles as well as the basics of editing small and large books, articles, and other types of documents.

Critical process information including in-house, out-of-house, and electronic editing and workflow.

Reference charts and tables plus technology hints such as how to save files between word processing programs and platforms.

A BONUS CD-ROM featuring a complete Web guide to authoring/editing/writing resources. With approximately 500 URLs and detailed site descriptions, the CD alone is a tremendous value for editors. The CD also contains style sheets, samples, templates, and the Webster's New World Pocket Style Guide.

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