Libraries are wonderful, intriguing places, full of new and old ideas. We are proud to present our own Editors’ Library of materials–no library card needed! You don’t have to be a free or paid subscriber of Copyediting to access these great resources.
Browse, read, and download to your heart’s content!
- “The Board Responds to Copyediting.” Did you know that Copyediting was originally called Copy Editor? This 2007 article explains why we made the change.
- “Requiem for a Space.” When we became Copyediting, not everyone was in favor of the change. Then-board member Bill Walsh makes his case for keeping copy editing (and copy editor) two words.
- **NEW!** Style Sheet Template: Download this simple style sheet template created by Erin Brenner.
- Resources for Inclusive Language: Adapted from Inclusive Language: A Practical Approach to Avoiding Bias, these resources will help writers and editors avoid unwanted bias in manuscripts.
- The Copyeditor’s Typographic Oath: There might not be a governing body for copyeditors, but there are some practices that are universally agreed upon. Copyediting’s Typographic Oath captures the top 10. Download this article and put these best practices into use today!
- Copyediting’s Capitalization Policy Worksheet: Download our capitalization policy worksheet and ensure all your headlines are consistent!
- Mastermind Group Basics: What is a mastermind group? How do you start one? Find out in this Copyediting handout from ACES 2016.