Cyberstyle!: The Writer's Complete Desk Reference

Cyberstyle!: The Writer's Complete Desk Reference

by James L. Clark, Lyn R. Clark

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Cyberstyle!: The Writer's Complete Desk Reference by James L. Clark, Lyn R. Clark

Cyberstyle is a new, indispensable reference for today's office professionals and business writers. It's specifically developed for, and targeted to, everyone who works in technologically advanced offices and who must work with keyboarding, the internet, E-mail, and E-commerce on a daily basis. Cyberstyle answers specific questions about punctuation, grammar, capitalization, number and word usage, forms of address, abbreviations, formatting and document transmission related to the preparation of all forms of business documents including letters, memos, reports, resumes, manuscripts, faxes, e-mail and more. It presents information clearly and precisely, focusing on the actual needs of business and office professionals. Completely up-to-date, there are specific chapters on E-mail, the Internet, computers, and on-line reference and research sites. To make accessing Cyberstyle's information simple and fast, readers will find Solution Finers, a two-color format, example headings, and a glossary. Cyberstyle is, without doubt, the one office reference every worker needs close at hand, everyday.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324070736
Publisher: Intl Thomson Business Press
Publication date: 10/01/2000
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.85(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Punctuation
1(64)
Comma
5(21)
Semicolon
26(4)
Colon
30(6)
Dash
36(3)
Period
39(5)
Question Mark
44(3)
Exclamation Mark
47(2)
Quotation Marks
49(5)
Apostrophe
54(5)
Parentheses
59(3)
Brackets
62(1)
Asterisk
62(1)
Diagonal
63(1)
Underscore
63(1)
Ampersand
64(1)
Hypenating and Dividing Words
65(14)
Hyphenating Words
67(7)
End-of-Line Word and Word-Group Divisions
74(5)
Capitalization
79(28)
Number Formats and Applications
107(26)
General Format
109(3)
Numbers Expressed in Figure Form
112(7)
Time
119(3)
Addresses and Telephone Numbers
122(1)
Special Forms
123(4)
Business Calculations
127(6)
Grammar and Usage
133(50)
Sentences
136(3)
Nouns
139(9)
Pronouns
148(8)
Verbs
156(13)
Adjectives
169(4)
Adverbs
173(3)
Prepositions
176(3)
Conjunctions
179(3)
Interjections
182(1)
Abbreviations and Symbols
183(26)
Abbreviations
185(19)
Contractions
204(1)
Symbols
205(4)
Words Often Confused and Misused
209(46)
Proofreading and Editing
255(16)
Spelling
257(3)
Proofreading
260(5)
Editing
265(6)
Using the Internet
271(10)
Electronic Messaging
281(16)
Networks
283(1)
Facsimile (Fax) Transmissions
283(4)
E-Mail Messages
287(10)
Address Format and Forms of Address
297(20)
General Address Format
299(1)
Names and Titles
300(3)
Places
303(3)
Address Format for Foreign Correspondence
306(1)
On-Line Address Formats
307(2)
Forms of Address
309(8)
Business Letters and Memorandums
317(54)
Letter Styles
319(4)
Letter Format and Placement of Major Parts
323(29)
Punctuation Style
352(2)
Addressing Envelopes
354(8)
Folding and Inserting Correspondence
362(2)
Memorandums
364(7)
Reports and Other Business Documents
371(66)
General Formats for Reports and Manuscripts
373(7)
Parts of a Report or Manuscript
380(46)
Meeting Minutes
426(11)
Employment Application Documents
437(34)
The Chronological Resume
439(8)
The Functional Resume
447(2)
The Combination Resume
449(1)
Conventional Resume Formats
450(1)
Automated Applicant Tracking Systems
451(4)
On-line Career Resources
455(6)
The Application Letter
461(3)
The Application Form
464(1)
Reference Request Letters
465(1)
Follow-up Letters
466(5)
Information Sources
471(16)
Published Materials
473(4)
Electronic Media
477(3)
On-Line Resources
480(7)
Manual and Electronic File Management
487(18)
The Filing Process
489(1)
Indexing and Alphabetizing
489(7)
Organizing and Maintaining Computer Data Files
496(9)
Glossary A: Grammatical Terms Used in A Handbook for Office Workers 505(20)
Glossary B: Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms 525(16)
Index 541

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