Posts with tag: professional editorial standards

Acceptable Copy Editing Productivity Rates and Top 10 Tips for Increasing Productivity

Presenter: Katherine Morton
Presenter:  Katherine Morton Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023 Time: 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT Length: 1 hour Language: English Level: Introductory Type: Instructional Member price: $42 Non-member price: $70 Register Now This one-hour webinar will outline acceptable copy editing productivity rates, illustrate how to measure your productivity, and provide 10 tips for increasing your productivity. The concept of “acceptability” will be linked to the new Editors Canada Standards for Copy Editing and will take into consideration that what may be viewed as acceptable depends on every editor’s unique Continue reading →

What Skills and Knowledge Should a Professional Editor Working in Canada Have in 2021?

Presenter: Berna Ozunal
Editors Canada’s 2016 update of the Professional Editorial Standards describes it as “a vital document for editors in Canada and for the editing profession. The 2009 version defines the standards as ‘the knowledge, skills, and practices most commonly required for editing English-language material.’”* PES was developed and updated in a rigorous process among editorial professionals across the country in 2016.

Professional Editorial Standards: How do they work for you? (Free webinar!)

Presenter: Michelle Boulton, Moira Rayner White
Many of Canada's editors use new technologies and work in industries that are far from traditional print publishing. Technol advances and current working methods are at the heart of the latest edition of Professional Editorial Standards, Editors Canada's cornerstone publication. This new edition took effect January 1, 2017, and is now available as a free download. Bring your questions to this free webinar, where we'll discuss Professional Editorial Standards and how they work for you.