9780077514860

The Gregg Reference Manual w/ Desktop Edition Access Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077514860

  • ISBN10:

    0077514866

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2011-04-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The Gregg Reference Manual is intended for anyone who writes, edits, or prepares material fordistribution or publication. For over fifty years this manual has been recognized as the beststyle manual for business professionals and for students who want to master the on-the-jobstandards of business professionals. Features of the New Edition The eleventh edition of The Gregg Reference Manual has been revised and enhanced to satisfy the continually evolving demands of business and academic writers. In addition, this special four-color edition of GRM pays tribute to the author Bill Sabin with personal photographs and a new biographical essay. Other Components of the Eleventh Edition A number of supplementary components are available online for trainers, instructors and students including: Basic Worksheets Comprehensive Worksheets Instructor's and Trainer's Resources The Instructor's Resource Manual Visit The Gregg Reference Manual Resource Center www.mhhe.com/grm11

Table of Contents

About the Book and the Author

A Personal Tribute

Professional Tributes

Preface

Acknowledgements

How to Look Things Up

Essays on the Nature of Style

Part 1—Grammar, Usage, and Style

1. Punctuation: Major Marks

2. Punctuation: Other Marks

3. Capitalization

4. Numbers

5. Abbreviations

6. Plurals and Possessives

7. Spelling

8. Compound Words

9. Word Division

10. Grammar

11. Usage

Part 2—Techniques and Formats

12. Editing and Proofreading

13. Letters, Memos, and Text Messages

14. Reports and Manuscripts

15. Notes and Bibliographies

16. Tables

17. Other Business Documents

18. Forms of Address

Part 3—References

Appendix A: Glossary of Grammatical Terms

Appendix B: Pronunciation Problems

Appendix C: Rules for Alphabetic Filing (available at www.gregg.com)

Appendix D: Glossary of Computer Terms (available at www.gregg.com)

Index

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