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United States Government Publishing Office Style Manual 2016 Paperback

Title:
GPO Style Manual: An Official Guide to the Form and Style of Federal Government Publishing 2016 (Paperback)
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
021-000-00218-6
ISBN:
9780160936012
Description

Published since 1894, the GPO Style Manual is issued under the authority of section 1105 of title 44 of the U.S. Code by the Director of the GPO. The Manual is prepared by the GPO Style Board as a guide to the style and form of Federal Government publishing. The GPO Style Manual has become a major reference source for professionals involved in the field of Federal printing and publishing. Designed to achieve uniform word and type treatment and economy of word use in the form and style of Government printing, the Manual has become widely recognized by writers and editors within and outside the Federal Government as one of the most useful resources in the editorial arsenal.

In addition to a comprehensive revision the new Style Manual features:

  • GPO’s most recent digital initiatives
  • Updates to foreign nation information
  • Updates to State demonyms
  • Treatment of words related to native entities recognized by the Federal Government
  • Clarification of punctuation rules
  • Updates to capitalization, abbreviations, and computer terms
  • Inclusion of many suggestions from users

ITEM AVAILABLE DATE 12/30/16.

Table of Contents
About This Manual
GPO's Digital Information Initiatives
Chapter
1.    Advice to Authors and Editors
2.   General Instructions
3.   Capitalization Rules
4.   Capitalization Examples
5.   Spelling
6.   Compounding Rules
7.   Compunding Examples
8.   Punctuation
9.   Abbreviation and Letter Symbols
        Standard word abbreviations 
        Standard letter symbols for units of measure
        Standard Latin abbreviations
        Information technology acronyms and initialisms
10.  Signs and Symbols
11.  Italic
12.  Numerals
13.  Tabular Work
14.  Leaderwork
15.  Footnotes, Indexes, Contents, and Outlines
16.  Datelines, Addresses, and Signatures
17.  Useful Tables
          U.S. Presidents and Vice Presidents
          State Populations and Their Capitals
          Principal Foreign Countries
          Demonyms: Names of Nationalities
          Currency
          Metric and U.S. Measures
          Common Measures and Their Metric Equivalents
         Measirement Conversion
18.  Geologic Terms and Geographic Divisions
19.  Congressional Record
         Congressional Record Index
20.  Reports and Hearings
       Index          
Audience

Writers, editors, and others in the publishing industry, especially Federal publishing, would find this manual useful.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$39.00
International Price:
$54.60
Publisher:
Government Publishing Office
Year/Pages:
2016: 495 p.
Key Phrases:
  • Government Publishing Office Style Manual
  • Authors and Authorship
  • Style Manual
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Printing
  • Books
Weight:
1.4375
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
12/13/2016
Last Status Update:
11/03/2017
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