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A common assumption about copy-editing is that it's simply about fixing spelling errors and changing a word here and there to correct grammar.
Instead of farming our copy-editing out to other continents, maybe we ought to consider outsourcing our presidential election campaigns.
Working closely with colleagues and the scientific editors of the Society's journals and books, you will manage production of all publications, including copy-editing and proof reading.
The larger size of the journal has pushed up materials costs, such as printing and postage, and higher standards have meant more and more hours of editing and copy-editing.
Requirements include: knowledge of Hawthorne's works and the scholarship on them; knowledge of an elecronic layout program or access to no-cost help for such; rigorous copy-editing standards.
The latest April 2 ruling clarifies IEEE's full freedom to engage in scholarly peer review and style- and copy-editing of papers, all without OFAC regulation or licensing.
Unfortunately for everyone, this book is marred by lapses in syntax, word-use, and copy-editing frequent enough to be alarming in a book published by a university press.
Other suggestions include centralizing the copy-editing function, cutting corporate costs related to diversity initiatives and cutting staff positions.
She will be responsible for copy-editing and organizing the editorial components of each monthly issue and publication supplements.
The SUNY Press has done Patton a disservice by publishing her work with no apparent copy-editing.
I don't think so, but I can't find Absolut Kurrant in the product listing--looks like a copy-editing problem.
The book is marred by numerous transcription errors (Donald Adamson, for example, is twice called Abramson), most of which could easily have been eliminated at the copy-editing stage.
Meissen German is described as the language of 'lower Saxony'; Lessing's 'cousin' (a common error: they were not blood relations) Christlob Mylius appears as 'Christoph'; Deschamps, the author of the French model for Gottsched's Cato, is twice confused with Destouches; Cicero's De officiis appears twice as De officii; other names and titles are misspelt, and copy-editing and proofreading have in general been grossly defective.
Value-added extras include sample form contracts, a list of typesetting specifications, copy-editing and proofreading marks, sample page layouts, a 27-page model stylebook, and 10 newly updated pages of resources for newsletter editors.
In a newly expanded role, his responsibilities will include the management, staffing and training of the news desk as well as ensuring the smooth operations of the night side copy-editing in general.