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Course Reserves at IVC Library

Course Reserve materials may be accessed only within the library. The select textbooks and reference materials below may be accessed at the IVC Circulation Desk:

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Brief Encounters - Laurie Boucke
Call Number: COUR 110
Publication Date: 2006
Brief Encounters is a collection of machine shorthand abbreviations for realtime writing, and has more than 20,000 words and over 6,500 phrases, all listed in alphabetical order. Phrases are in bold italics, and verbs are listed with the principal part first, followed by an indented list of the verb's forms.

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California Style Manual - Edward W. Jessen; Robert E. Formichi
Call Number: COUR 165
Publication Date: 2000
The California Supreme Court has adopted this style manual as the official guide for styling citations, making it a critical handbook for California courts and court personnel. It reflects changes in recent years and covers the preferred methods for citing legal information taken from the Internet, CD-ROM, and online research services. It also provides clear, comprehensive direction on citing recently filed opinions and legislative history.

Glossaries for Court Reporters - National Court Reporters Association
Call Number: KF8805.A68 G56 1994
Publication Date: 1998

Machine Shorthand: "Rules of Writing" Drills - Beth M Dickey
Call Number: COUR 112 + 225
Publication Date: 1989

Pass The Court Reporting Exam - Cale McCabe
Call Number: COUR 110
Publication Date: 2013

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Select Books at IVC Library

Here is a selection of circulating print materials for court reporters in the IVC Library:

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Court Reporter's and CART Services Handbook - Robert W. McCormick; Mary H. Knapp
Call Number: KF255 .M38 2003
Publication Date: 2002
This practical, real-world guide uses easy-to-understand language to introduce both the basic and advanced concepts of court reporting across a wide range of court and legal procedures.

Court Reporting: Bad Grammar - Good Punctuation - Margie Wakeman Wells
Call Number: PE1116.L3 W4 2010
Publication Date: 2010
This book is a story of punctuation. Read in its entirety along with the exercises that parallel the chapters, this is an advanced course in punctuation for the court reporter, the court reporting student, or anyone who wants to truly understand punctuation.

My System : The Road to Realtime Excellence - Mark Kislingbury
Call Number: KF255 .K5 2000
Publication Date: 2000

Style and Sense - For the Legal Profession - Audrey Fatooh; Barbara R. Mauk
Call Number: KFC75 .F38 1996
Publication Date: 1996


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