A Guide to Documentary Editing by Mary-Jo Kline; Linda Johanson
First published in 1987, this widely acclaimed reference is now offered in a new and completely revised edition. Drawing on the experience of dozens of editorial projects, the author details every step of the editing process as now practiced in the electronic information age.
The Editor's Toolbox: A Reference Guide for Beginners and Professionals by Leland B. Ryan; Buck Ryan; Michael O'Donnell
Evolved from a Northwestern University editing course taught by Ryan and O'Donnell for more than 10 years, Editor's Toolbox is designed as both a reference and a textbook. It will guide students and practitioners in the five essential language skills for editors (spelling, grammar, punctuation, usage, and AP style); detailed strategies for editing copy and writing headlines; and essential topics for the beginning editor (editing quotations, layout guidelines, photo editing, caption writing, and more).
Proofreading Plain & Simple by Debra Hart May
Includes samples of writing, before and after being proofread, skill-building exercises, tips from the pros, and a glossary of common proofreading symbols.
Handbook for Proofreading by Laura Killen Anderson
Presents text and proofreading exercises, as well as step-by-step instructions for proofreading thoroughly, accurately, and efficiently.
Developing Proofreading and Editing Skills with CDROM by Sue C. Camp
This text provides instruction and applications designed to sharpen skills in detecting and correcting errors in written communication of all kinds. The material progresses from easy-to-recognize errors to those that are more difficult to spot.
The Copyeditor's Handbook by Amy Einsohn
Addressed to copyeditors in book publishing and corporate communications, this lively, practical manual explains what copyeditors do, what they look for when they edit a manuscript, and how they develop the editorial judgment needed to make sound decisions.
The Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska by Dean Gottehrer
This updated and revised edition of "The Associated Press Stylebook for Alaska" is invaluable to journalists, librarians, researchers, and other professionals.