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PC5. How to Edit & Proofread: Techniques, Tips, & Tricks

A session at SUNYLA 2013

Wednesday 12th June, 2013

3:15pm to 4:45pm (EST)

With the increasing interest in publishing services in libraries, library blogs, & other forms of public writing, the need for enhanced communication skills is apparent. Yet most of us never learned many grammatical fundamental, & there are few places that actually teach how to edit & proofread. This 90-minute workshop addresses this gap. The differences between editing & proofreading are briefly discussed. Techniques to increase efficiency in editing are presented. The bulk of the presentation consists of commonly found errors & explanations of how to correct them. Additional resources as takeaways are included as well. Questions & discussion are encouraged!

Highlights:

  • The differences between editing & proofreading
  • Techniques to increase efficiency in editing & proofreading
  • Common grammatical errors to watch for & how to correct them

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Sheryl Kron Rhodes

Geneseo

My educational background is varied; I have a B.S. in geography/French (Penn State); an M.A. in organizational communication (Ohio University); & an MLS (University at Buffalo). Currently I'm a reference/instruction librarian with almost 20 years of prior experience as an editor, ranging from mortgage tables to books to articles to...

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Time 3:15pm4:45pm EST

Date Wed 12th June 2013

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