Revising Business Prose by Sue C. Camp
As its title implies, this book deals with revising, not with original composition. In business writing, where a first draft often emerges quickly under the pressures of facts, figures, and deadlines, revision is typically the major part of a writing task, and collaborative revision often produces the final document. Revising Business Prose provides detailed revision guidance and a collaborative approach to writing easily applied to writing in business, industry, government, and academics. Based on the premise that bad writing in organizations imitates the bureaucratic style The Official Style, as it's called here this book shows readers how to transform stilted, dense prose into plain English. For anyone interested in the revision process in every business writing context.
Unbiased Editing in a Diverse Society by Elizabeth Wissner-Gross
This reference helps identify and eliminate prejudices that often inadvertently appear in print and electronic media; examines issues and policies regarding bias and style; explores various style recommendations; and offers examples of biased statements, with options.
The Copy Editing and Headline Handbook by Barbara G. Ellis
Whether editing on a computer or on the printed page, for a newspaper or for a magazine, Ellis shows how to clean, organize, and proof copy like a pro. Special sections focus on libel, captions, forbidden words, job hazards, and head counts.
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 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.
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.
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.