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The Chicago Manual of Style

(Book - 2010)
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Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
Title: The Chicago manual of style
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, c2010
Edition: 16th ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings) ;,24 cm
Contents: The publishing process
Books and journals
Overview
The parts of a book
The parts of a journal
Considerations for web-based publications
Manuscript preparation, manuscript editing, and proofreading
Overview and process outline
Manuscript preparation guidelines for authors
Manuscript editing
Proofreading
Illustrations and tables
Overview
Illustrations
Tables
Rights, permissions, and copyright administration / by William S. Strong
Overview
Copyright law and the licensing of rights
The publishing agreement
Subsidiary rights and permissions
The author's responsibilities
Style and usage
Grammar and usage / by Bryan A. Garner
Grammar
Word usage
Punctuation
Overview
Punctuation in relation to surrounding text
Periods
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Question marks
Exclamation points
Hyphens and dashes
Parentheses
Brackets and braces
Slashes
Quotation marks
Apostrophes
Multiple punctuation marks
Lists and outline style
Spelling, distinctive treatment of words, and compounds
Overview
Plurals
Possessives
Contractions and interjections
Word division
A and an, o and oh
Ligatures
Italics, capitals, and quotation marks
Compounds and hyphenation
Names and terms
Overview
Personal names
Titles and offices
Epithets, kinship names, and personifications
Ethnic, socioeconomic, and other groups
Names of places
Words derived from proper names
Names of organizations
Historical and cultural terms
Calendar and time designations
Religious names and terms
Military terms
Names of ships and other vehicles
Scientific terminology
Brand names and trademarks
Titles of works
Signs and mottoes
Numbers
Overview
Numerals versus words
Plurals and punctuation of numbers
Inclusive numbers
Roman numerals
Abbreviations
Overview
Names and titles
Geographical terms
Designations of time
Scholarly abbreviations
Biblical abbreviations
Technology and science
Business and commerce
Foreign languages
Overview
Titles and other proper names
Languages using the Latin alphabet
Languages usually transliterated (or Romanized)
Classical Greek
Old English and middle English
American Sign Language
Mathematics in type
Overview
Style of mathematical expressions
Preparation and editing of paper manuscripts
Quotations and dialogue
Overview
Permissible changes to quotations
Quotations in relation to text
Quotation marks
Ellipses
Interpolations and clarifications
Citing sources in text
Foreign-language quotations
Documentation
Documentation I. Notes and bibliography. Source citations : an overview ; Notes and bibliography : basic format, with examples and variations ; Notes ; Bibliographies ; Books ; Periodicals ; Interviews and personal communications ; Unpublished and informally published material ; Special types of references ; Audiovisual materials ; Legal and public documents ; Documentation II. Author-date references. Overview ; Author-date references : basic format, with examples and variations ; Reference lists and text citations ; Author-date references : special cases
Indexes. Overview ; Components of an index ; General principles of indexing ; Indexing proper names and variants ; Indexing titles of publications and other works ; Alphabetizing ; Punctuating indexes : a summary ; The mechanics of indexing ; Editing an index compiled by someone else ; Typographical considerations for indexes ; Examples of indexes
Appendix A. Production and digital technology. Overview ; Markup ; Design ; The electronic workflow ; Options for presenting content ; Print technologies
Appendix B. Glossary
Summary: Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
ISBN: 0226104206
9780226104201
Branch Call Number: 808.027 C532 2010
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [907]-924) and index
Subject Headings: Authorship Style manuals Printing Style manuals
Topical Term: Authorship
Printing
LCCN: 2009053612
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