Preparation of Material for the Printer

  • Joan Moncrieff
  • Doreen Sharp


Any secretary may be called upon occasionally to prepare for publication material such as pamphlets, reports, articles, booklets or even a complete book. You may also be required to proof-read and correct such material before final printing.


Proof Correction British Standard Institution Classified List Final Printing Superior Numeral 
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  3. How to Write Metric (HMSO) — A style guide for teaching and using S I Units, intended for people in trade, industry, publishing, journalism, printing and education.Google Scholar

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© Joan Moncrieff and Doreen Sharp 1980

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  • Joan Moncrieff
  • Doreen Sharp

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