Punctuation Matters by John Kirkman
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Punctuation Matters
By John Kirkman

Punctuation Matters

Advice on Punctuation for Scientific and Technical Writing 4th Revised edition

By (author) See other recent books by John Kirkman
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $235.00
Your Price: $211.50 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $23.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.58 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Punctuation Matters by John Kirkman

Book Description

Punctuation Matters gives straight answers to the queries raised most frequently by practitioners in computing, engineering, medicine and science as they grapple with day-to-day tasks in writing and editing. The advice it offers is based on John Kirkman's long experience of providing courses on writing and editing in academic centres, large companies, research organisations and government departments in the UK, Europe and in USA. Sample material discussed in the book comes from real documents from computing, engineering and scientific contexts, giving the guidelines an immediately recognisable, 'true to life' relevance. The advice is down-to-earth and up-to-date. It is clearly set out in three parts: * part one states a policy for clear and reliable punctuation * part two gives a series of alphabetically arranged guidelines, to be 'dipped into' for guidance on how to use the main punctuation marks in English * part three contains appendices on paragraphing, word-division and how conventions of punctuation differ in the UK and the USA. Punctuation Matters is the essential guide for everyone who has to write in scientific, technical and medical contexts, with clear explanations on punctuation, what it does and how to use it.

Buy Punctuation Matters book by John Kirkman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780415399814
ISBN-10: 0415399815
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 17mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author John Kirkman

Effective Writing by John Kirkman Effective Writing, Hardback (December 2015)

Effective communication is vital to science, engineering and business management. This thoroughly updated second edition with a new chapter on the use of computers and word-processors gives clear, practical advice illustrated with real-life examples on how to select, organize and present information in reports, papers and other documents.

Punctuation Matters by John Kirkman Punctuation Matters, Paperback (October 2006)

Gives answers to the queries raised by practitioners in computing, engineering, medicine and science as they grapple with day-to-day tasks in writing and editing. This work states a policy for clear and reliable punctuation; gives a series of alphabetically arranged guidelines; and contains appendices on paragraphing, word-division; and more.

Good Style by John Kirkman Good Style, Paperback (March 2005)

Explains the tactics that should be used to write technical material. Ranging from reports to manuals, in a coherent, readable style. Discusses in detail choice of vocabulary, phrasing and sentence structure.

» View all books by John Kirkman

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Punctuation Matters book by John Kirkman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - John Kirkman

John Kirkman is a communications specialist who runs his own consultancy specialising in technical and scientific writing.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by John Kirkman close
Effective Writing by John Kirkman
Punctuation Matters by John Kirkman
Good Style by John Kirkman
Good Style by John Kirkman
Effective Writing by John Kirkman
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close