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Title The Chicago manual of style / John Grossman, managing editor
Edition Fifteenth edition
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2003]


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Description xvii, 956 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- The parts of a published work. Introduction Books Journals -- Manuscript preparation and manuscript editing. Introduction The author's responsibilities The manuscript editor's responsibilities -- Proofs. Introduction What to look for How to mark proofs Cover proofs Bluelines and folded and gathered sheets Checking works for electronic publication -- Rights and permissions / William S. Strong. Introduction Copyright law and the licensing of rights The publishing agreement The publisher's responsibilities The author's responsibilities -- Grammar and usage / Bryan A. Garner. Grammar Word usage -- Punctuation. Introduction Typographic and aesthetic considerations Period Comma Semicolon Question mark Exclamation point Hyphens and dashes Parentheses Brackets Slash Quotation marks Multiple punctuation and when to avoid it Lists and outline style -- Spelling, distinctive treatment of words, and compounds. Introduction Variant spellings Plurals Possessives Contractions and interjections Word division A and an, o and oh Ligatures Italics, capitals, and quotation marks Compounds and hyphenation -- Names and terms. Introduction Personal names Titles and offices Epithets, kinship names, and personifications Ethnic, socioeconomic, and other groups Names of places Words derived from proper names Names of organizations Historical and cultural terms Calendar and time designations Religious names and terms Military terms Ships, trains, aircraft, and spacecraft Scientific terminology Brand names and trademarks Titles of works Notices and mottoes -- Numbers. Introduction Numerals or words Physical quantities Percentages and decimal fractions Money Divisions in publications and other documents Dates Time of day Names Addresses and thoroughfares Plurals and punctuation of numbers Inclusive numbers Roman numerals -- Foreign languages. Introduction Titles and other proper names Languages using the Latin alphabet Languages using transliterated (or Romanized) Classical Greek Old English and Middle English American Sign language -- Quotations and dialogue. Introduction Permissible changes Relation to text Quotation marks Ellipses Citing sources in text Foreign-language quotations -- Illustrations and captions. Introduction Definitions Placement and numbering Physical handling of artwork Captions List of illustrations Charts: some guidelines Musical examples -- Tables. Introduction The main parts of a table Shape and dimensions Special types of tables Editing tables Typographic considerations -- Mathematics in type. Introduction Style of mathematical expressions Preparation of paper manuscripts -- Abbreviations. Introduction Names and titles Geographical terms Designations of time Scholarly abbreviations Bible Technology and science Business and commerce -- Documentation I. Basic patterns. Itnroduction Source citation: basic elements, different formats Notes Bibliographies The author-date system: reference lists and text citations -- Documentation II. Specific content. Introduction Books Periodicals Interviews and personal communications Unpublished and informally published material Special types of references Musical scores Audiovisual materials Citations taken from secondary sources Legal citations Public documents Databases -- Indexes. Introduction Kinds of indexes and components of an index General principles of indexing Proper names and variants Titles of publications and other works Alphabetizing Punctuation: a summary The mechanics of indexing Editing an index compiled by someone else Typographical considerations Examples -- Appendix A. Design and production-basic procedures and key terms -- Appendix B. The publishing process for books and journals -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media
Analysis Writing
United States
Overseas item
Notes "The essential guide for writers, editors and publishers" --book jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 863-879) and index
Credits John Grossman, managing editor
Notes Also available online
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Windows 95, NT4, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP; Macintosh OS X 10.2.8 or later
Subject Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Printing -- United States -- Style manuals.
Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Publishers and publishing -- Handbooks
Writing -- Handbooks
Authorship -- Handbooks
Authorship -- Style manuals.
Authorship -- Style manuals.
Printing -- Style manuals.
Genre/Form Quick Ref. Collection.
Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Manuel de référence (Descripteur de forme)
Quick Ref. Collection
Reference works.
Reference works.
Guide (Descripteur de forme).
Manuel de référence (Descripteur de forme).
Manuals (Handbooks).
Style manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author University of Chicago. Press.
LC no. 2003001860
ISBN 0226104036
Other Titles Chicago manual of style : the essential guide for writers, editors, and publishers