Re: Technical Editing

Subject: Re: Technical Editing
From: Sandy Harris <sandyinchina -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 13:18:57 -0400

<M -dot- Vina-Baltsas -at- mindray -dot- com> wrote:

> Are there any technical editors in the group? If so, would you kindly tell
> me about your position and what it entails?

My tech editing job involved ESL (English Second Language)
editing. I worked in the Computer Science department of a
Chinese university improving the English in papers before
they were submitted to international journals or conferences.
Most were by PhD candidates, some from faculty or other
students.

I did not have to worry much about technical questions.
The students' supervisors or the journal referees dealt
with those, so I was free to concentrate on the English.
I suspect that this would not be the case in all editing
jobs.


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References:
Technical Editing: From: M . Vina-Baltsas

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