4th Intensive Course on Editing ( May 23- 28, 2011 )

Institute of Book Publishing
In New Delhi

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Typology Workshop
Start New delhi
Duration 6 Days
  • Workshop
  • New delhi
  • Duration:
    6 Days
Description


Suitable for: Publishers, Editors, Freshers those want to start their career as a Editor

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Starts Location
On request
New Delhi
Delhi, India
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Starts On request
Location
New Delhi
Delhi, India
See map

Course programme

Course Content:
Day 1
• Role of an editor in a publishing house (including acquisition
and commissioning of manuscripts).
• Author-editor/publisher relationship.
• Copyright, permissions, other legal issues and editor’s
responsibilities.
Day 2
• House style: Its importance and how to develop it + Practice.
• Copy editing and tools of editing.
• Grammar and punctuation: Syntactical issues, Punctuation,
Hyphens, ems and ens, Quotation marks + Practice.
• Marking up: How, why, when, what.
• Style and level: Capitals, italics, numbers, purpose and level.
Day 3
• Copy editing and proofreading Symbols + Practice.
• Tables, technical symbols and copyfitting: Abridging and
elaborating.
• Editing online + Practice.
Day 4
• Visual editing: Type fonts, Structure and Design.
• Cover to cover: Covers and binding, prelims, body of the book,
running heads, end matter-references, notes, further reading
and index.
• Field visit to a publishing/printing house.
Day 5
• Making a proposal.
• Editing fiction and practice.
• Editing translations and language publications.
• The art of making an index.
Day 6
• Delivery of content online - e-publishing and other options.
• Editorial dilemmas.
• Panel discussion: role and responsibilities of an editor.
• Summing up.