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Author Anderson, Laura Killen, 1938-

Title Handbook for proofreading / Laura Killen Anderson.

Publication Info. Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : NTC Business Books, [1990]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  686.2255 AND    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Who proofreads -- Ways to proofread -- Proofreading skills -- Remembering what you read -- Understanding the writer's language and querying effectively -- Giving clear instructions -- Working with type -- Understanding the printer's language -- Appendix A: The proofreader's tools -- Appendix B: Proofreading checklists -- Appendix C: Words and phrases commonly confused or misused -- Appendix D: General office style sheet -- Appendix E: Manuscript style sheet -- Appendix F: Client style sheet.
Summary Presents text and proofreading exercises, as well as step-by-step instructions for proofreading thoroughly, accurately, and efficiently.
Subject Proofreading -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Proofreading. (OCoLC)fst01078946
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Other Form: Online version: Anderson, Laura Killen, 1938- Handbook for proofreading. Lincolnwood, Ill., USA : NTC Business Books, 1990 (OCoLC)622252961
ISBN 0844232653
0844232661 (pbk.)
9780844232669 (pbk.)

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