Special Characters All Editors Should Know
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When I first started out as an editor, I wasn’t familiar with all of the special characters and symbols that are used in scientific publications. It wasn’t until I became an in-house editor working on civil engineering journals that I learned how important it is to be familiar with these characters and understand how they […]

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Important Updates to the AMA Manual of Style
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If, like me, you edit academic or nonfiction manuscripts that follow the AMA Manual of Style, you may not be aware of some of the updates that have been made since the manual was published online in 2009, especially if you only reference the hard copy. These changes didn’t warrant publishing a new version of […]

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