The Craft of Editing: A Guide for Managers, Scientists, and Engineers / Edition 1

The Craft of Editing: A Guide for Managers, Scientists, and Engineers / Edition 1

by Michael Alley
     
 

Designed for all those who deal with scientific and technical writing by others in universities, government labs, businesses, or engineering firms, this book helps readers become more effective and more efficient at editing the proposals, theses, journal articles, and reports that cross their desks and which need approving, grading, or reviewing. Written by the

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Designed for all those who deal with scientific and technical writing by others in universities, government labs, businesses, or engineering firms, this book helps readers become more effective and more efficient at editing the proposals, theses, journal articles, and reports that cross their desks and which need approving, grading, or reviewing. Written by the author of the best-selling "Craft of Scientific Writing", the guide deals with the subject in a refreshing way and includes a large number of enlightening examples and stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387989648
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
02/01/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.37(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Editing: Where Do You Begin?- When the Pencils Are Blue.- When the Rules Are Gray.- Common Types of Edits.- Reducing the Friction Editing.- Editing: the Big Picture.- Appendix: One Hundred Problems of Style.- Glossary of Editing Terms.- References.- Index.

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