Bibliography

1: Works on Writing and Editing

The works listed here offer 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.

1.1: Style

The ACS Style Guide: Effective Communication of Scientific Information. 3rd ed. Edited by Anne M. Coghill and Lorrin R. Garson. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2006. https://doi.org/10.1021/bk-2006-STYG.

ALWD Guide to Legal Citation. 5th ed. Edited by the Association of Legal Writing Directors and Coleen M. Barger. New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2014.

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors. 10th ed. Edited by Cheryl Iverson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. Also available at http://www.amamanualofstyle.com/.

American Institute of Physics. Author Resource Center. AIP Publishing. http://publishing.aip.org/authors.

Apple Style Guide. Apple, July 2017. Available at https://help.apple.com/applestyleguide/.

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law. Updated annually. New York: Associated Press. Also available at https://www.apstylebook.com/.

Australian Guide to Legal Citation. 3rd ed. Melbourne University Law Review Association, in collaboration with Melbourne Journal of International Law. Melbourne, 2010. https://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/files/dmfile/FinalOnlinePDF-2012Reprint.pdf.

Berkshire Manual of Style for International Publishing. Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing, 2011.

The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. 20th ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law Review Association, 2015. Also available at https://www.legalbluebook.com/.

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation. 7th ed. In English and French. Toronto: Carswell/McGill Law Journal, 2010.

Catholic News Service. CNS Stylebook on Religion: Reference Guide and Usage Manual. 4th ed. Washington, DC: Catholic News Service, 2012.

CSE Manual. See Scientific Style and Format.

Editing Canadian English. 3rd ed. Editors’ Association of Canada. Toronto: Editors Canada, 2015. https://editingcanadianenglish.ca/.

Garner, Bryan A. The Elements of Legal Style. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Holoman, D. Kern. Writing about Music: A Style Sheet. 2nd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

International Organization for Standardization. Information and Documentation—Guidelines for Bibliographic References and Citations to Information Resources. 3rd ed. ISO 690. Paris: ISO, 2010. In English and French. https://www.iso.org/obp/ui/#iso:std:43320.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology. Instructions to Authors. Washington, DC: American Society for Microbiology. Revised May 2015. http://jcm.asm.org/site/misc/journal-ita_org.xhtml.

Lipson, Charles. Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

The Maroonbook: The University of Chicago Manual of Legal Citation. Anniversary ed. Edited by the University of Chicago Law Review. 2015. https://lawreview.uchicago.edu/page/maroonbook.

MHRA Style Guide: A Handbook for Authors, Editors, and Writers of Theses. 3rd ed. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2013. Also available at http://www.mhra.org.uk/.

Microsoft Manual of Style. 4th ed. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Press, 2012.

MLA Handbook. 8th ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2016.

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing. 3rd ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2008.

New Oxford Style Manual. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Combines New Hart’s Rules and New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors.

The New York Public Library Writer’s Guide to Style and Usage. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage. Rev. ed. Edited by Allan M. Siegal and William G. Connolly. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999.

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2009. Also available at http://www.apastyle.org/asc/.

Reporting on Religion 2: A Stylebook on Religion’s Best Beat. Edited by Diane Connolly and Debra L. Mason. Westerville, OH: Religion Newswriters, 2007. Also available at http://religionstylebook.com/.

Sabin, William A. The Gregg Reference Manual: A Manual of Style, Grammar, Usage, and Formatting. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. Also available at http://www.mhhe.com/business/buscom/gregg/.

Sampsel, Laurie J. Music Research: A Handbook. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

The SBL Handbook of Style: For Biblical Studies and Related Disciplines. 2nd ed. Edited by Billie Jean Collins. Atlanta, GA: SBL Press, 2014.

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers. 8th ed. Compiled by the Style Manual Committee of the Council of Science Editors. Chicago: Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the University of Chicago Press, 2014. Also available at http://www.scientificstyleandformat.org/.

Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. The Elements of Style. 4th ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000.

Style Manual for Political Science. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: American Political Science Association Committee on Publications, 2006. http://www.apsanet.org/files/APSAStyleManual2006.pdf.

The Times Style and Usage Guide. Rev. ed. Compiled by Tim Austin. London: Times Books, 2003.

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. 9th ed. Revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

———. Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers. 5th ed. Revised by Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

US Geological Survey. Suggestions to Authors of the Reports of the United States Geological Survey. 7th ed. Revised and edited by Wallace R. Hansen. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1991. Also available at http://www.nwrc.usgs.gov/lib/lib_sta.htm.

US Government Publishing Office. GPO Style Manual: An Official Guide to the Form and Style of Federal Government Publishing. 31st ed. Washington, DC: Government Publishing Office, 2016. https://www.govinfo.gov/gpo-style-manual.

Walker, Janice R., and Todd Taylor. The Columbia Guide to Online Style. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006.

The Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage. Edited by Paul R. Martin. London: Free Press, 2002.

Words into Type. 3rd ed. Based on studies by Marjorie E. Skillin, Robert M. Gay, and other authorities. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1974.

The Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World. Edited by Chris Barr. New York: Yahoo! / St. Martin’s Griffin, 2010.

1.2: Grammar and Usage

Aitchison, James. Cassell Dictionary of English Grammar. 2nd ed. London: Cassell, 2001.

Baron, Dennis. Grammar and Gender. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1986.

Bernstein, Theodore M. The Careful Writer: A Modern Guide to English Usage. New York: Atheneum, 1965.

———. Miss Thistlebottom’s Hobgoblins: The Careful Writer’s Guide to the Taboos, Bugbears, and Outmoded Rules of English Usage. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971.

Burchfield, Robert W. Unlocking the English Language. New York: Hill and Wang, 1991.

Ebbitt, Wilma R., and David R. Ebbitt. Index to English. 8th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Follett, Wilson. Modern American Usage: A Guide. Revised by Erik Wensberg. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.

Fowler, H. W. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage. 2nd ed. Revised and edited by Sir Ernest Gowers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Fowler’s Modern English Usage. 4th ed. Edited by Jeremy Butterfield. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Garner, Bryan A. The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

———. Garner’s Modern English Usage. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Gordon, Karen Elizabeth. The Deluxe Transitive Vampire: The Ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed. Rev. ed. New York: Pantheon, 1993.

———. The New Well-Tempered Sentence: A Punctuation Handbook for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed. Rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

Gowers, Ernest. Plain Words: A Guide to the Use of English. Revised and updated by Rebecca Gowers. London: Penguin Books, 2015.

Greenbaum, Sydney. Oxford English Grammar. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Hale, Constance. Sin and Syntax: How to Craft Wickedly Effective Prose. Rev. ed. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2013.

Johnson, Edward D. The Handbook of Good English. New York: Pocket Books, 1991.

Maggio, Rosalie. How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences, and Paragraphs for Every Situation. 3rd ed. New York: Prentice Hall, 2009.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of English Usage. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1994.

O’Conner, Patricia T. Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English. 3rd ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 2009.

The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar. Edited by Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Shertzer, Margaret. The Elements of Grammar. New York: MacMillan, 1996.

Trask, R. L. Language: The Basics. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Trimble, John R. Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing. 3rd ed. Boston: Pearson, 2010.

Wallraff, Barbara. Word Court: Wherein Verbal Virtue Is Rewarded, Crimes against the Language Are Punished, and Poetic Justice Is Done. New York: Harcourt, 2000.

Walsh, Bill. Lapsing into a Comma: A Curmudgeon’s Guide to the Many Things That Can Go Wrong in Print—and How to Avoid Them. Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2000.

Williams, Joseph M., and Joseph Bizup. Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace. 12th ed. Boston: Pearson, 2016.

Wilson, Kenneth G. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. New York: Columbia University Press, 1993.

Zinsser, William. On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction. 30th anniversary ed. New York: HarperCollins, 2006.

1.3: Research and Writing

Abbott, Andrew. Digital Paper: A Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Becker, Howard S. Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Belcher, Wendy Laura. Writing Your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming.

Bell, Susan. The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself. New York: W. W. Norton, 2007.

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, and William T. FitzGerald. The Craft of Research. 4th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Cook, Claire Kehrwald. Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing. Boston: Modern Language Association / Houghton Mifflin, 1985.

Gastel, Barbara, and Robert A. Day. How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper. 8th ed. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2016.

Gerard, Philip. The Art of Creative Research: A Field Guide for Writers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Germano, William. From Dissertation to Book. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Ghodsee, Kristen. From Notes to Narrative: Writing Ethnographies That Everyone Can Read. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Graff, Gerald, and Cathy Birkenstein. “They Say / I Say”: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. 3rd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2014.

Greene, Anne E. Writing Science in Plain English. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Harman, Eleanor, Ian Montagnes, Siobhan McMenemy, and Chris Bucci, eds. The Thesis and the Book: A Guide for First-Time Academic Authors. 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003.

Hart, Jack. Storycraft: The Complete Guide to Writing Narrative Nonfiction. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

———. A Writer’s Coach: The Complete Guide to Writing Strategies That Work. New York: Anchor Books, 2007.

Jensen, Joli. Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Kidder, Tracy, and Richard Todd. Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction. New York: Random House, 2013.

Lanham, Richard A. Revising Prose. 5th ed. New York: Pearson Longman, 2007.

Lerner, Betsy. The Forest for the Trees: An Editor’s Advice to Writers. Rev. ed. New York: Riverhead Books, 2010.

Lipson, Charles. How to Write a BA Thesis: A Practical Guide from Your First Ideas to Your Finished Paper. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Luey, Beth, ed. Revising Your Dissertation: Advice from Leading Editors. Updated ed. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

McCloskey, Deirdre. Economical Writing. 3rd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, forthcoming.

McMillan, Victoria E. Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences. 5th ed. Boston: Bedford / St. Martin’s, 2006.

Miller, Jane E. The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

———. The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Montgomery, Scott L. The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Pinker, Steven. The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century. New York: Viking, 2014.

Pyne, Stephen J. Voice and Vision: A Guide to Writing History and Other Serious Nonfiction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Stein, Arlene, and Jessie Daniels. Going Public: A Guide for Social Scientists. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Sword, Helen. Stylish Academic Writing. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.

———. The Writer’s Diet: A Guide to Fit Prose. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016.

Zeiger, Mimi. Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.