The New York Public Library Writer’s Guide to Style and Usage

The New York Public Library Writer’s Guide to Style and Usage

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ISBN 9780333932339
Binding Paperback
Imprints Macmillan Publishers India
Edition 1
Language English

About the Book

This is a valuable, one-volume resource for writers and editors in all fields for usage, grammar, style, preparing text, production and printing.
Table of Contents

  • Part One: Usage
  • Usage
  • Misused and Easily Confused Words
  • Part Two: Grammar
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Modifiers
  • Articles, Prepositions, and Conjunction

  • Part Three: Style
  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • Setting off Words, Terms, and Names
  • Quotations
  • Lists
  • Abbreviations
  • Spelling
  • Hyphenation and Compound Words
  • Numbers
  • Signs and Symbols
  • Mathematical Expressions
  • Reference Citations
  • Foreign Languages
  • Part Four: Preparing the Text
  • Parts of a Book
  • Copyright
  • Editing
  • Tables
  • Charts, Graphs, and Maps
  • Photographs and Illustrations
  • Indexing
  • Part Five: Production and Printing
  • Computers in the Editorial and Production Process
  • Design
  • Typography
  • The Production Process
  • Printing
  • Annotated Bibliography
  • Index