Academic Editing Basics

Academic Editing Basics, part 1, today in my How To column at Copyediting.com, in which I explore what you need to know to edit academic works.Tweet this post.

  • Industry style guides — APA, MLA, or AMA
  • Journal / house style guides
  • Language conventions
  • Topic familiarity
  • Illustration and graph conventions

graduation hall with rows of blue & yellow caps and gowns

Photo by Dave Herholz, used under CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

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