Editing and proofreading

Ability to:

  • perform structural editing to obtain the required quality level
  • perform copy editing to obtain the required quality level
  • proofread
  • manage the editing and review cycle
  • ensure consistency of a document with multiple authors
  • edit own work and be aware of the limitations of not having an external editor
  • edit other’s work
  • provide effective feedback to an author by using appropriate mark-up techniques
  • follow a style guide or other standards, where necessary, to ensure consistency of terminology, spelling, punctuation and other aspects of presentation.

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