2: Works on Publishing
The works listed here are a starting point for writers, editors, and others involved in publishing who would like more information
about topics covered in this manual. The list includes all the works cited in the text as further resources along with other
useful references. Although some make recommendations that diverge from those of this manual, they reflect the specific demands
of different disciplines and the evolving traditions of writing, editing, and publishing. As with all reference sources, readers
should carefully evaluate their suitability for a given purpose.
2.1 Manuscript Editing and Proofreading
Anderson, Laura. McGraw-Hill’s Proofreading Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Butcher, Judith, Caroline Drake, and Maureen Leach. Butcher’s Copy-Editing: The Cambridge Handbook for Editors, Copy-Editors, and Proofreaders. 4th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Also available as an e-book.
Einsohn, Amy. The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications. 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.
Judd, Karen. Copyediting: A Practical Guide. 3rd ed. Menlo Park, CA: Crisp Learning, 2001.
Lyon, Jack M. Microsoft Word for Publishing Professionals. West Valley City, UT: Editorium, 2008.
Norton, Scott. Developmental Editing: A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Saller, Carol Fisher. The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues,
and Yourself). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Smith, Peggy. Mark My Words: Instruction and Practice in Proofreading. 3rd ed. Alexandria, VA: EEI Press, 1997.
Stainton, Elsie Myers. The Fine Art of Copyediting. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2002.
Stoughton, Mary. The Copyeditor's Guide to Substance and Style. 3rd ed. Alexandria, VA: EEI Press, 2006.
Briscoe, Mary Helen. Preparing Scientific Illustrations: A Guide to Better Posters, Presentations, and Publications. 2nd ed. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1996.
CBE Scientific Illustration Committee. Illustrating Science: Standards for Publication. Bethesda, MD: Council of Biology Editors, 1988.
Monmonier, Mark. Mapping It Out: Expository Cartography for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Ross, Ted. The Art of Music Engraving and Processing: A Complete Manual, Reference, and Text Book on Preparing Music for Reproduction
and Print. Miami: Hansen Books, 1970.
Tufte, Edward R. Envisioning Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1990.
———. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. 2nd ed. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 2001.
———. Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press, 1997.
Zweifel, Frances W. A Handbook of Biological Illustration. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.
2.3 Rights and Permissions
Bielstein, Susan M. Permissions, a Survival Guide: Blunt Talk about Art as Intellectual Property. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Fischer, Mark A., E. Gabriel Perle, and John Taylor Williams. Perle and Williams on Publishing Law. 3rd ed. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Law and Business, 1999.
Goldstein, Paul. Goldstein on Copyright. 3rd ed. New York: Aspen, 2005. Loose-leaf updates.
Kaufman, Roy S. Publishing Forms and Contracts. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Kirsch, Jonathan. Kirsch’s Handbook of Publishing Law. Los Angeles: Acrobat Books, 1996.
Nimmer, Melville. Cases and Materials on Copyright and Other Aspects of Entertainment Litigation, Including Unfair Competition, Defamation,
Privacy. 7th ed. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2006.
———. Nimmer on Copyright. Rev. ed. 11 vols. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2005. Loose-leaf updates.
Nimmer, Melville, and Paul Edward Gellner, eds. International Copyright Law and Practice. Newark, NJ: LexisNexis Matthew Bender, 2004. Loose-leaf updates.
Patry, William F. Copyright Law and Practice. Washington, DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 1994. Annual supplements.
———. The Fair Use Privilege in Copyright Law. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Bureau of National Affairs, 1995.
Strong, William S. The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide. 5th ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1999.
Clapham, Christopher, and James Nicholson. Concise Dictionary of Mathematics. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.
Higham, Nicholas J. Handbook of Writing for the Mathematical Sciences. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1998.
Knuth, Donald E. The TeXbook. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2000.
Lamport, Leslie. LaTeX: A Document Preparation System; User’s Guide and Reference Manual. 2nd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1999.
A Manual for Authors of Mathematical Papers. 8th ed. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1990.
Mittelbach, Frank, and Michel Goossens. The LaTeX Companion. 2nd ed. Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2004.
Spivak, Michael. The Joy of TeX: A Gourmet Guide to Typesetting with the AMS-TeXMacro Package. 2nd ed. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1990.
Steenrod, Norman E., Paul R. Halmos, Menahem M. Schiffer, and Jean A. Dieudonné. How to Write Mathematics. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1981.
Swanson, Ellen. Mathematics into Type. Updated edition by Arlene O’Sean and Antoinette Schleyer. Providence, RI: American Mathematical Society, 1999.
Thompson, Ambler, and Barry N. Taylor. Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI)
. Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2008. Also available at http://physics.nist.gov/Pubs/SP811/
Ament, Kurt. Indexing: A Nuts-and-Bolts Guide for Technical Writers. Norwich, NY: William Andrew, 2001.
Booth, Pat F. Indexing: The Manual of Good Practice. Munich: K. G. Saur, 2001.
Browne, Glenda, and Jon Jermey. The Indexing Companion. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Fetters, Linda K. Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers. 3rd ed. Corpus Christi, TX: FimCo Books, 2001.
Mulvany, Nancy. Indexing Books. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Wellisch, Hans H. Indexing from A to Z. 2nd ed. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1995.
Bringhurst, Robert. The Elements of Typographic Style. 3rd ed. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley and Marks, 2004.
Chappell, Warren, and Robert Bringhurst. A Short History of the Printed Word. 2nd ed. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley and Marks, 1999.
Dowding, Geoffrey. Finer Points in the Spacing and Arrangement of Type. Rev. ed. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley and Marks, 1995.
Gill, Eric. An Essay on Typography. Boston: David R. Godine, 1988.
Hendel, Richard. On Book Design. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998.
Hochuli, Jost, and Robin Kinross. Designing Books: Practice and Theory. Rev. ed. London: Hyphen Press, 2003.
Johnston, Edward. Writing and Illuminating and Lettering. 1946; repr., New York: Dover, 1995.
Lynch, Patrick J., and Sarah Horton. Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites. 3rd ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009.
McLean, Ruari. The Thames and Hudson Manual of Typography. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1992.
Tschichold, Jan. The Form of the Book: Essays on the Morality of Good Design. Point Roberts, WA: Hartley and Marks, 1995.
———. The New Typography. New ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.
Williamson, Hugh. Methods of Book Design. 3rd ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1983.
Bann, David. The All New Print Production Handbook. New York: Watson-Guptill, 2007.
Beach, Mark, and Eric Kenly. Getting It Printed. 4th ed. Cincinnati: HOW Design Books, 2004.
The Bookman’s Glossary. 6th ed. Edited by Jean Peters. New York: R. R. Bowker, 1983.
Burdett, Eric. The Craft of Bookbinding. Newton Abbot, UK: David and Charles, 1978.
The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing. Edited by William E. Kasdorf. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.
Dreyfus, John. Into Print: Selected Writings on Printing History, Typography, and Book Production. Boston: D. R. Godine, 1995.
Eckersley, Richard, Richard Angstadt, Charles M. Ellertson, Richard Hendel, Naomi B. Pascal, and Anita Walker Scott. Glossary of Typesetting Terms. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
. 5th ed. Edited by Tim Bray, Jean Paoli, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, Eve Maler, and François Yergeau. World Wide Web Consortium
(W3C) recommendation, November 26, 2008. Available at http://www.w3.org/TR/xml/
Friedl, Jeffrey E. F. Mastering Regular Expressions. 3rd ed. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly, 2006.
Glaister, Geoffrey Ashall. Encyclopedia of the Book. 2nd ed. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2001.
Hackos, JoAnn, and Dawn Stevens. Standards for Online Communication. New York: John Wiley, 1997.
Kinross, Robin, Jaap van Triest, and Karel Martens, eds. Karel Martens: Printed Matter. 2nd ed. London: Hyphen Press, 2002.
Lee, Marshall. Bookmaking: Editing, Design, Production. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 2004.
National Information Standards Organization. Journal Article Versions (JAV): Recommendations of the NISO/ALPSP JAV Technical Working Group
. In partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers. April 2008. Available at http://www.niso.org/publications/rp/RP-8-2008.pdf
Pocket Pal: A Graphic Arts Production Handbook. 19th ed. Memphis, TN: International Paper Company, 2003.
Rogondino, Michael, and Pat Rogondino. Process Color Manual: 24,000 CMYK Combinations for Design, Prepress, and Printing. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000.
Romano, Frank J. Pocket Guide to Digital Prepress. Albany, NY: Delmar Thomson Learning, 1995.
Unicode Consortium. The Unicode Standard
. Version 5.0. Edited by Julie D. Allen, Joe Becker, Richard Cook, Mark Davis, Michael Everson, Asmus Freytag, John H. Jenkins,
et al. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley, 2007. Available at http://www.unicode.org/
XML. See Extensible Markup Language.
2.8 The Publishing Industry
Derricourt, Robin. An Author’s Guide to Scholarly Publishing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.
Germano, William. Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Greco, Albert N. The Book Publishing Industry. 2nd ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005.
Luey, Beth. Handbook for Academic Authors. 5th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Rabiner, Susan, and Alfred Fortunato. Thinking like Your Editor: How to Write Great Serious Nonfiction—and Get It Published. New York: W. W. Norton, 2002.
Suzanne, Claudia. This Business of Books: A Complete Overview of the Industry from Concept through Sales. 4th ed. Tustin, CA: WC Publishing, 2003.