[bksvol-discuss] Re: guidelines for submission fields - first draft

No, he didn't, Sue. And the only way you'd know that
is to be old enough to have lived through his
presidency, probably, although I know Carrie isn't, so
I don't know how she knew, unless from a history
course.

There another name like that but I can't think of what
it is.

Cindy


-- siss52 <siss52@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> I do not understand that one.  Didn't Harry Truman
> have a name for thhe S?
> And how woulld we know that?
> 
> Sue S.
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Carrie Karnos
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, March 31, 2005 6:59 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: guidelines for
> submission fields - first draft
> 
> 
> Yes, since S doesn't stand for anything, please
> leave off the period.
> Thanks for catching it!
> 
> Carrie
> 
> Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   Thank you, Carrie. This is very useful info.
> 
>   (Re number 4 -- I assume that if the name itself
> has a
>   middle initial and it does not stand for a middle
>   name, e.g., Harry S Truman, we leave it the way
> it's
>   supposed to be (smile). There's a publisher like
>   that, too, I think, but I can't remember the
> name.)
> 
>   Cindy
> 
> 
>   --- Carrie Karnos wrote:
> 
>   >
>   > After perusing the download list, it appears
> that we
>   > are desperately
>   > in need of some guidelines about what to enter
> in
>   > the submission fields,
>   > especially the author's name.
>   >
>   >
>   > So, with permission from Marissa and Gustavo,
> here
>   > are guidelines for entering:
>   > The title of the book-
>   > This one's pretty easy, although occasionally
> the
>   > title on the cover
>   > of the book will be different from the title
>   > inside. Try checking the
>   > copyright page, to see what the official title
> is.
>   >
>   >
>   > The author of the book-
>   > This one is horrendously messy, so it's been
>   > divided into several
>   > sections.
>   > A) For each author's name, please
>   > 1) put the first name first and the last name
>   > last
>   > Wrong: Ahl, Allison Right: Allison Ahl
>   > 2) drop all titles, honorifics, occupations,
>   > degrees, etc.
>   > Wrong: Dr. Bart Ball Right: Bart Ball
>   > Wrong: Clara Crawl, MSW Right: Clara Crawl
>   > Wrong: Senator Dee Dahl Right: Dee Dahl
>   > Exception: if the title is part of the official
>   > name, leave it in
>   > Wrong: Seuss Right: Dr. Seuss
>   > 3) drop all commas inside a name
>   > Wrong: Fred Fall, Jr. Right: Fred Fall Jr.
>   > 4) keep periods after initials and Jr.
>   > Wrong: Gigi G Gall Right: Gigi G. Gall
>   > 5) put a space between initials
>   > Wrong: H.H. Hall Right: H. H. Hall
>   > B) For multiple authors, please
>   > 1) for each name, follow the guidelines above
>   > 2) separate each name with a comma, not 'and' or
>   > '&' or '/'
>   > Wrong: J. James and J. Jones Right: J. James,
>   > J. Jones
>   > Wrong: Kay & Ken Kent Right: Kay Kent, Ken
>   > Kent
>   > Wrong: James/Jones/Kent Right: J. James, J.
>   > Jones, Ken Kent
>   > 3) do not use 'Various' or 'et al' or 'others'
>   > as an author, list all of the authors
>   > Wrong: Various Right: B. Bell, D.
>   > Dell, F. Fell, G. Gell
>   > Wrong: James et al. Right: J. James, J.
>   > Jones, Ken Kent
>   > C) For editors, compilers, adapters,
> translators,
>   > etc., please
>   > 1) spell out his/her function after each name
>   > Wrong: L. Lay, M. May (editors) Right: L. Lay
>   > (editor), M. May (editor)
>   > Wrong: Nan Nall (Comp) Right: Nan Nall
>   > (compiler)
>   > Wrong: Edited by Olive Owl Right: Olive Owl
>   > (editor)
>   > Wrong: Trans. Peter Paul Right: Peter Paul
>   > (translator)
>   > D) If the author's name is missing, please
>   > 1) use the editors of the company that put out
>   > the book
>   > Wrong: None Right: The Editors at
>   > the Walt Disney Company
>   >
>   >
>   > The copyright author of the book-
>   > This one's also pretty easy, except for those
>   > cases where there is no
>   > copyright author listed. In that case, use the
>   > author's name. Don't
>   > use the publisher's name, unless the company
> holds
>   > the copyright.
>   >
>   >
>   > The copyright date-
>   > If there are several copyright dates of the book
>   > (NOT the copyright of
>   > the introduction or the illustrations or the
> short
>   > stories), then use
>   > the most recent date.
>   >
>   > If you can think of anything else to mention,
> please
>   > let me know and I'll revise the list. Maybe we
> can
>   > i nclude the guidelines in our instructions to
> newbie
>   > volunteers.
>   >
>   > Carrie
>   >
>   >
>   >
>   >
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