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The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition (print edition)

The Chicago Manual of Style is the authoritative, trusted source that writers, editors, and publishers turn to for guidance on style and process. For the sixteenth edition, every aspect of coverage has been reconsidered to reflect how publishing professionals work today. Though processes may change, the Manual continues to offer clear, well-considered advice, as it has for more than a century.

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Indexes: A Chapter from The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition

The chapter on indexing from the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style provides information on how to compile and edit an index. It includes examples and carefully considered recommendations on style, method, and formatting and is must reading for professional indexers, authors, editors, and others who prepare or edit indexes for published works.

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The Subversive Copy Editor: Advice from Chicago (or, How to Negotiate Good Relationships with Your Writers, Your Colleagues, and Yourself)

Carol Fisher Saller

“What may be the best copy editor’s companion since the The Chicago Manual of Style… Practical, relentlessly supportive and full of ed-head laughs.”—Publishers Weekly

In encouraging us to resist compulsions, break some rules, and be careful, clear, and flexible when editing, Saller’s mission is not to show copyeditors how to copyedit, but how to do what’s best for the book, the author, the reader, and the copyeditor’s own sanity while doing so.

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Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers, 4th Edition

Kate L. Turabian

Revised by Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press Staff

High school students, two-year college students, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper—and for decades Kate Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers has helped them to develop this crucial skill. In the new fourth edition of Turabian’s popular guide, the team behind Chicago’s widely respected The Craft of Research has reconceived and renewed this classic for today’s generation.

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, 7th Edition

Kate L. Turabian

Revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff

Kate Turabian, who for decades was the dissertation secretary at the University of Chicago, literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, Turabian’s Manual has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level-from first-year undergraduates, to graduate students apprehensively submitting dissertations, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but unfamiliar with citation styles for new media.

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Cite Right: A Quick Guide to Citation Styles—MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More

Charles Lipson

Thousands of students have turned to Lipson for no-nonsense advice on how to cite sources properly—and avoid plagiarism—when writing their research papers. In Cite Right, Lipson once again provides much-needed counsel in a concise and affordable handbook for students and researchers. Building on Doing Honest Work in College, Lipson’s new book offers a wealth of information on an even greater range of citation styles and explains the intricacies of many additional kinds of sources.

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From Dissertation to Book

William Germano

Most new PhDs hope that their dissertations will become books. But a dissertation is written for a committee of scholars, whereas a book must communicate with a larger world of readers. William Germano’s From Dissertation to Book is the essential guide for academic writers who want to revise a doctoral thesis for publication. Germano, the author of Getting It Published, draws on his extensive experience in academic publishing to provide writers with a state-of-the-art guide to how to turn a dissertation into a manuscript that publishers will notice.

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Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious

Books, 2nd Edition

William Germano

Since 2001 William Germano’s Getting It Published has helped thousands of scholars develop compelling book proposals, find the right academic publishers, evaluate contracts, navigate the review process, and, finally, emerge as published authors. But the rapidly changing world of publishing is now more competitive and confusing than ever before, especially given the increased availability of electronic resources. This second edition of Germano’s best-selling guide has arrived at just the right moment. As he writes in a new chapter, the “via electronica” now touches every aspect of writing and publishing, and Germano has thoroughly revised his book to address this new world.

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Developmental Editing: A Handbook for Freelancers, Authors, and Publishers

Scott Norton

Transforming a manuscript into a book that edifies, inspires, and sells? That’s the job of the developmental editor, whose desk is the first stop for many manuscripts on the road to bookdom—a route ably mapped out in the pages of Developmental Editing. Author Scott Norton has worked with a diverse range of authors, editors, and publishers, and his handbook provides an approach to developmental editing that is logical, collaborative, humorous, and realistic.

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The Chicago Guide to Your Academic Career: A Portable Mentor for Scholars from Graduate School through Tenure

John A. Goldsmith, John Komlos, and Penny Schine Gold

With a perpetually tight job market in the traditional academic fields, many aspiring scholars will find that the road to an academic career can be rocky and challenging. Where can they turn for good, frank answers to their questions? Here, three distinguished scholars—with more than 75 years of combined experience—talk openly about what’s good and what’s not so good about academia, as a place to work and a way of life. Written as an informal conversation among colleagues, the book is packed with inside information about finding a mentor, avoiding pitfalls when writing a dissertation, negotiating job listings, and much more.

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