Don’t Go It Alone: Professional Associations for Editors

One of the first questions many people have when first getting into editing and/or proofreading is What professional association should I join? There are a lot of great organizations that have been formed specifically for editors, but each has its pros and cons. Below is a list of some of the more well-known associations. Disclaimer: […]

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Editing Certificates and Certifications Summary

The long-overdue final post in this series is here! This infographic lists all 10 certification and certificate programs I covered in my previous posts and breaks down all the major aspects of the programs. To see my previous posts on this topic, click on the links below: Part 1 | Part 2 Remember: It’s important […]

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Editing Certificates and Certifications: Part 2

Here’s the exciting follow-up to my previous post, “Editing Certificates and Certifications: Part 1”! This infographic lists five more options for editing certificates and certifications. Part 1 received a lot of attention and comments from editorial colleagues, so I’m excited to see the reaction to this post. I’m also working on a new infographic that […]

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Editing Certificates and Certifications: Part 1

Have you ever thought about obtaining a certificate or certification? This infographic breaks down the info for five different programs, including costs and course requirements. I’ve been thinking a lot about professional development lately, and I’ve been considering taking the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) exam. I’ve done a fair amount of […]

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