5th Intensive Course for Editors in Publishing (May 21- 26, 2012)

Institute of Book Publishing
In New Delhi

Rs 11,000
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Typology Training
Location New delhi
Duration 6 Days
  • Training
  • New delhi
  • Duration:
    6 Days

Only course of its kind in Asia and Africa. "Opens up job opportunities in the publishing industry. "Discussions with course faculty (each session includes 30-45 minutes for interaction, discussion and Q & A).
Suitable for: Those who want to make Editing a career. In- Service Publishing Professionals. Those managong Editorial Department. Those wanting to improve their Editorial Skills.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
New Delhi
Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
Delhi, India
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Course programme

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: Syntactic issues, punctuation, hyphens, ems and ens, quotation marks + Practice.• Marking up: How, why, when, what.• Style and level: Capitals, italics, numbers, purpose and level.• Tables, technical symbols and copyfitting: Abridging and elaborating.

Day 3•

Introduction to online editing.• Advantages of online copy editing. • Ms Word functions with track change.• Practice session with live text.

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 + 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.• Copyright, permissions, legal issues and author-publisher agreement.• Panel discussion: Role & Responsibilities of an Editor.

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