The Editing & Production Cycle
Acquisitions → Copyediting → Fact-Checking → Typesetting → Proofing → Printing → Marketing
Learn about each step of the editing and production cycle in ENGL460 and ENGL461. Or visit the resources linked below.
See the Recommended Readings page.
Chicago Manual of Style Online
Selection of Grammar Tutorials
Introduction to Common Errors in English
Corpus of Contemporary American English
New York University Guide to Finding Experts on a Topic
Reference Desk Fact-Checker
The Virtual Reference Desk
Books in Print
Front Matter, Back Matter, Pagination
Anatomy of the Book.pdf
Parts of a Published Work.pdf
Preparing the Front and Back Matter.pdf
Widows and Orphans.pdf
Leading, Kerning, Tracking.pdf
Margins and Indents.pdf
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