October Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. Dracula Bram Stoker “I thought … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The Journals: Management and Publishing Solutions department (J:MaPS) is beginning a new adventure: exploring the world of blogging! These monthly J:MaPS updates will inform you of the latest news including awards, editorial board changes, and new issue releases. This month … Continue reading News from Journals: Our Intern Learns Chicago Style
Ann Baker is the manager of EDP (Editorial, Design, and Production) and it has taken her more than twenty years of professional copyediting to overcome her own personal fear of the semi-colon. Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines the semicolon as “a punctuation mark used chiefly in a coordinating function between major sentence elements (as independent clauses of a compound sentence).” The Copyeditor’s Handbook explains that sometimes a semicolon serves as a “weak period” that joins independent clauses more closely together than a period would, and at other times it functions as a “strong comma” that separates syntactical elements more definitively than … Continue reading The Misunderstood Semicolon: Stop or Pause? Joined or Not?