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).
Where Credit is Due: A Guide to Proper Citing of Sources, Print and Nonprint by Nancy E. Shields; Mary E. Uhle
Much more than a style guide that teaches students the correct way to set up a footnote, Where Credit is Due provides complete nuts-and-bolts information for all aspects of researching, writing, laying out, and presenting a research or term paper.
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.
The Sbl Handbook of Style: For Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early Christian Studies by Patrick H. Alexander; Society of Biblical Literature; Shirley Decker-Lucke
A style manual designed for academics and students specializing in the fields of Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Early Christian studies.
Editing Fact and Fiction: A Concise Guide to Book Editing by Leslie T. Sharpe; Richard Marek; Irene Gunther
'Editing Fact and Fiction' is a concise, practical guide for people interested in book publishing or already working as editors who want to learn more about the opportunities in various kinds of book editing.
Go Ahead, Proof It! English and Grammar by K. D. Sullivan
Straightforward and easy to use, this guide has been designed especially for the nonprofessional. This uncomplicated resource explains the difference between ordinary reading and proofreading, offers techniques for efficient proofreading, and shows how to us an editorial style sheet.
Merriam-Webster's Manual for Writers & Editors: A Clear, Authoritative Guide to Effective Writing and Publishing by Merriam-Webster
The first-ever reference to actually record the styling conventions most used by working writers and editors. Comprehensive coverage of essential writing issues and editing concerns, including a section on indexing, design, and printing.