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Proofreading and copy-preparation

Joseph Lasky

Proofreading and copy-preparation

a textbook for the graphic arts industry.

by Joseph Lasky

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Published by Mentor Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proofreading

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination656 p.
    Number of Pages656
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13582713M
    OCLC/WorldCa3675549

    The Pocket Book of Proofreading: A guide to freelance proofreading & copy-editing eBook: Critchley, William: : Kindle Store/5(59). You'll find a list of the main proofreading marks in use (marks for copy preparation and proof correction) on pages of The Pocket Book of Proofreading. What others are saying. Tlong Writing. Copy Editing Editing Writing Writing Process Writing Skills Writing Tips Essay Writing 6 Traits Of Writing Posters Academic Writing Image Editing.

    Proofreading. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. Primary examples include job seekers' own résumés and student term papers. Proofreading this kind of material presents a special challenge, first because the proofreader/editor is usually the author; second because such authors are usually unaware of the inevitability of errors and the effort required to find them; and third, as finding. Proofreading symbols- it's not history, but the nerd in me thinks I must have this for future reference how to proofread an essay Essay proofreader You'll find a list of the main proofreading marks in use (marks for copy preparation and proof correction) on pages of The Pocket Book .

    + How to enrol and pay. Payment options. Essential Copy-Editing costs £ You can pay for the course in three instalments: The first instalment of £ is payable on enrolment; the second and third instalments of £ each will be automatically collected between the . Editing is a growing field of work in the service industry. Paid editing services may be provided by specialized editing firms or by self-employed editors.. Editing firms may employ a team of in-house editors, rely on a network of individual contractors or both. Such firms are able to handle editing in a wide range of topics and genres, depending on the skills of individual editors.


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Be the first. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lasky, Joseph. Proofreading and copy-preparation. New York, Mentor Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Proofreading is the reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication to find and correct production errors of text or art.

Proofreading is the final step in the editorial cycle. Contents. Buy The Pocket Book of Proofreading: A guide to Proofreading and copy-preparation book proofreading & copy-editing: A Guide to Freelance Proofreading and Copy-editing First by Critchley, William (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(72). By arrangement with the BSI, the SfEP can now supply copies of its standard for proof-correction marks: BS C – Marks for copy preparation and proof correction (extracted from BS ).

This useful 8-page list of the most up-to-date BSI marks, on laminated card, is an essential tool for all proofreaders and copyeditors.

Copy Preparation: Typing Your Book: Illustrations: House Style: Permissions: Racism & Sexism: Proofreading: The Index: PRINT ALL: PUBLISHING Proofreading and copy-preparation book ELSEVIER: PROOFREADING You will be asked to check page proofs for typesetting errors and should always keep a copy of any corrections in case of queries.

You'll find a list of the main proofreading marks in use (marks for copy preparation and proof correction) on pages of The Pocket Book of Proofreading. Tlong Writing High School Hacks Life Hacks For School School Study Tips High School Supply List Middle School Tips High School Essentials College Supply List School Ideas E Learning.

Copy editors perform quality control for publications. Within the industry, they are known as "the last line of defense." Although copy editing is concerned with style, there is no universal form for the term itself.

In magazine and book publishing, it is often written as one word. The newspaper industry writes the expression as two words or hyphenates it.

The terms "copy editor" has a similar. Onscreen PDF proofreading resources: Roundup: PDF proofreading stamps (quick-access links) Louise Harnby is a fiction copyeditor and proofreader.

She curates The Proofreader's Parlour and is the author of several books on business planning and marketing for editors and proofreaders.

Before you book your training, please read the notes at the bottom of the page. Click Book now next to the online course you wish to take. When prompted, enter your details and pay online. From 2 Januarythere's no handling charge for debit or credit card bookings.

All course charges include VAT. Fees for online courses are non-refundable. You’ll find a list of the main proofreading marks in use (marks for copy preparation and proof correction) on pages of The Pocket Book of Proofreading. Some of the most common are shown in the table to the right.

Most of the time you’ll only use about a. - I find marks of authorship very compelling. Signatures, underlining, editing notations, doodles.

Physical objects that say something in thought happened here. Tattoos. I wasn't interested in tattoos for a long time. I didn't object to them, I just wasn't really interested one way or the other. This may have had somethi. The optional instant file download (PDF) is a professional three-part proofreading and copy-editing course with free extra exercises.

Uses BS C (marks for copy preparation and proof correction). The Pocket Book of Proofreading offers a comprehensive overview of freelancing for publishers and working as a freelance proofreader/5(72).

The Pocket Book of Proofreading: A guide to freelance proofreading & copy-editing: A Guide to Freelance Proofreading and Copy-editing by Critchley, William at - ISBN - ISBN - First English Books - - Softcover/5(53).

Editing & Proofreading Projects for ₹ - ₹ I am looking for a freelancer to help me with my project. The freelancer is expected to be very good at English literature. The skills required are Proofreading and Substantive Editing. I am happy to. Note the use of hyphens in compounds (e.g.

long-term plans) and with ‘well’ and ‘ill’ (e.g. a well-produced book). Insert hyphens in compounds where the same consonants end and begin the constituent parts (e.g.

cold-drawn, cross-section). BSI stands for British Standards Institution, which has issued BS C, "Marks for copy preparation and proof correction".

Hard copies can be purchased from the Society for Editors and Proofreaders at a discount. Once a book reaches proofreading stage, the priorities shift a little.

It’s extremely important that, if the table of contents states that Chapter 4 begins on p Chapter 4 does actually begin on page such as the BSI Marks for Copy Preparation and Proof Correction). Consider supplying a glossary or explanation of your mark-up. The optional instant file download (PDF) is a professional three-part proofreading and copy-editing course with free extra exercises.

Uses BS C (marks for copy preparation and proof correction). The Pocket Book of Proofreading offers a comprehensive overview of freelancing for publishers and working as a freelance proofreader/5(60).Executive summary. Specification for typographic requirements, marks for use in copy preparation and proof correction.

Abstract. This British Standard, a part of the BS series, specifies marks for use in copy preparation and proof correction.Proofreading is the reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art.

[1] Proofreading is the final step in the editorial cycle. Contents. Professional; Traditional method; Alternative methods; Style guides and checklists.