Chemical Literature, Volume 10, Number 3, Fall 1958 Page: 7
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Covers journals, books,
manuals and graphic aids...
B. H. WEIL
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Esso Research and
1958, 288 pages, $5.75
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I ' 1 Al . 4 id journal editing, book pubU
a, \ J lishing, and graphic aids
presentation for all technical
fields. The contributors
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and beginning editor. This
L[UT book is much more than a
copyreading manual; it
deals with editing as a primary
communications step. It relates the documents of all
technical areas to the cardinal purpose of serving the potential
reader- There is also emphasis on how to work with
authors. This is the first time that every technical editing
principle has been brought together in one place. The coverage
of subjects and techniques is thoroughly up-to-date.
The book serves the experienced technical editor, the management
of technical industries and agencies, the fledgling
editor, and the technical student who is attracted to editing
as a profession.
CONTENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS:
Psychological, Educational, and Professional Aspects of Technical
Editing-B. H. WElL
PART I. Editing Internal Documents
Editing Technical Reports-IRLENE ROEMER STEPHENS and P. M.
Internal Editing of Technical Papers and Articles-BURR J. FRENCH
Editing Organization-Sponsored Magazines and NewslettersJOHN
Editing From the Patent Standpoint
Editing and Publishing Technical Abstracts for Internal UseMORIS
D. SCHOENGOLD, B. H. WEIL, and MARY ANN MENTO
Training the Internal Technical Editor-LUCIE D. CONNOLLY
PART 1I. Editing Journals
Editing of Technical-Society Journals
The Editor's Viewpoint-ALLEN D. BLISS
Technical Editing: The Reviewer's Viewpoint-LOUIS MEITES
Editing the Technical Business Magazine-WILLAM F. BLAND
Editing Technical News Releases-GORDON H. BIXLER
PART IIi. Editing Books and Manuals
Publisher Editing of Technical Books-G. G. HAWLEY
Editing Technical-Equipment Manuals-SAMUEL A. MILES
PART IV. Editing Graphic Aids and Other Exhibits
Editing Slides and Other Graphic Aids-DAVID N. COLLINS and
B. A. JONES
Editing Illustrations for Technical Reports and Papers-ETHALINE
CORTELYOU and B. A. JONES
Editing Tabular Data-ETHALINE CORTELYOU
PART V. General
Editing Know-How-Techniques and Tools-1. H. JENKS and E. H.
Editing Translations-JULIAN F. SMITH and T. E. R. SINGER
Other Aspects-B. H. WEIL
The handbook to
meet every purpose...
T. E. R. SINGER
Division of Chemical
American Chemical Society
1958, 310 pages, $8.75
Immediate answers to every communication question are
clearly.provided here in the best handbook style. Nineteen
chapters cover the entire subject for technical organizations
of all kinds. Several leading experts contribute valuable
directions for the most efficient handling and transmission
of data, information and ideas. Whether you want
to design data tables, classify material, edit a report, or
abstract articles-this is the one book that shows you how
to accomplish the numerous tasks involved with modern
communications. By the very nature of its material, it also
provides ideas and suggestions for improving company or
institutional communications programs.
CONTENTS AND CONTRIBUTORS:
The Industrial Information Department-ERNEST F. SPITZER and
FRANCIS E. McKENNA
The Role of the Information-Service Group in Internal Communication-B.
Linguistics, Language and Terminology-JULIAN F. SMITH
Operations Research and the Technical Information Program-SAUL
The Theory and Practice of Technical Classification-CHARLOTTE
SCHALER and MAURICE F. TAUBER
Chemical Research File Departments As Information ServicesMARGARET
The Organization of Classified Patent Collections-GERTRUDE A.
Patent Searching-JULIAN F. SMITH
Mechanical Aids to the Effective Presentation of Technical Papers
-W. J. CONNELLY
Punched-Card Methods Applied to Information Retrieval-HARRIET
A. GEER and ESTALETA DALE
The Technical Translator in Industrial Research-BENN E. CLOUSER
and HERMAN SKOLNIK
Technical Illustration-FELIX COOPER
Technical Writing-IRLENE ROEMER STEPHENS
Editing Technical Reports-ETHALINE CORTELYOU
Some Fundamentals of Designing Tables of Data-ETHALINE CORTELYOU
Chemical Literature-IRLENE ROEMER STEPHENS and T. E. R.
Training the Literature Scientist-THOMAS P. FLEMING and HELENE
Indexing-JULIAN F. SMITH
Abstracting-G. J. C. POTTER
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