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The Chicago manual of style

Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, [2003] ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : Fifteenth editionView all editions and formats
Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Manuel de référence (Descripteur de forme)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
University of Chicago. Press.
Chicago manual of style.
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 2003
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
ISBN: 0226104036 9780226104034 0226104052 9780226104058 0226104044 9780226104041
OCLC Number: 51553085
Credits: John Grossman, managing editor.
Description: xvii, 956 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
The parts of a published work. Introduction ; Books ; Journals --
Manuscript preparation and manuscript editing. Introduction ; The author's responsibilities ; The manuscript editor's responsibilities --
Proofs. Introduction ; What to look for ; How to mark proofs ; Cover proofs ; Bluelines and folded and gathered sheets ; Checking works for electronic publication --
Rights and permissions / William S. Strong. Introduction ; Copyright law and the licensing of rights ; The publishing agreement ; The publisher's responsibilities ; The author's responsibilities --
Grammar and usage / Bryan A. Garner. Grammar ; Word usage --
Punctuation. Introduction ; Typographic and aesthetic considerations ; Period ; Comma ; Semicolon ; Question mark ; Exclamation point ; Hyphens and dashes ; Parentheses ; Brackets ; Slash ; Quotation marks ; Multiple punctuation and when to avoid it ; Lists and outline style --
Spelling, distinctive treatment of words, and compounds. Introduction ; Variant spellings ; 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. Introduction ; 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 ; Ships, trains, aircraft, and spacecraft ; Scientific terminology ; Brand names and trademarks ; Titles of works : Notices and mottoes --
Numbers. Introduction ; Numerals or words ; Physical quantities ; Percentages and decimal fractions ; Money ; Divisions in publications and other documents ; Dates ; Time of day ; Names ; Addresses and thoroughfares ; Plurals and punctuation of numbers ; Inclusive numbers ; Roman numerals --
Foreign languages. Introduction ; Titles and other proper names ; Languages using the Latin alphabet ; Languages using transliterated (or Romanized) ; Classical Greek ; Old English and Middle English ; American Sign language --
Quotations and dialogue. Introduction ; Permissible changes ; Relation to text ; Quotation marks ; Ellipses ; Citing sources in text ; Foreign-language quotations --
Illustrations and captions. Introduction ; Definitions ; Placement and numbering ; Physical handling of artwork ; Captions ; List of illustrations ; Charts: some guidelines ; Musical examples --
Tables. Introduction ; The main parts of a table ; Shape and dimensions ; Special types of tables ; Editing tables ; Typographic considerations --
Mathematics in type. Introduction ; Style of mathematical expressions ; Preparation of paper manuscripts --
Abbreviations. Introduction ; Names and titles ; Geographical terms ; Designations of time ; Scholarly abbreviations ; Bible ; Technology and science ; Business and commerce --
Documentation I. Basic patterns. Itnroduction ; Source citation: basic elements, different formats ; Notes ; Bibliographies ; The author-date system: reference lists and text citations --
Documentation II. Specific content. Introduction ; Books ; Periodicals ; Interviews and personal communications ; Unpublished and informally published material ; Special types of references ; Musical scores ; Audiovisual materials ; Citations taken from secondary sources ; Legal citations ; Public documents ; Databases --
Indexes. Introduction ; Kinds of indexes and components of an index ; General principles of indexing ; Proper names and variants ; Titles of publications and other works ; Alphabetizing ; Punctuation: a summary ; The mechanics of indexing ; Editing an index compiled by someone else ; Typographical considerations ; Examples --
Appendix A. Design and production-basic procedures and key terms --
Appendix B. The publishing process for books and journals --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: John Grossman, managing editor.


Offering updated material to reflect current style, this 15th edition includes guidance on electronic publications, journals and mathematical copy. A comprehensive gathering of material, the Chicago  Read more...
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