Eight years editing reports, speeches, biographies for college professor.
Proofread novel for first-time author as well as several other novels.
Genealogical and historical research for people wanting death notices, naturalization papers, historical records, etc. Records found in the Boston area at National Archives, Massachusetts Archives, Massachusetts Historical Society, New England Historical Society, public libraries. Supplied information to people from Ireland, Nova Scotia, Uruguay, California and other states.
National Archives, Waltham, MA
2003 – Present
Provided help to genealogical researchers in finding and using records on microfilm and on the Internet.
Digital, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard
1980 – 2002
Editor for group of writers and illustrators of hardware documentation for system users and service personnel. Planned, scheduled, edited, and sent final documents and CDs to documentation producers and distributors. Established and maintained standards.
Development Editor/Production Editor
D. C. Heath, Lexington, MA
1970 – 1974, 1976 – 1980
Oversaw development and production of high-profile American government text, which involved direct involvement with the author and reviewers, acquisition and development of supplementary study materials, coordination with the book designer and photo researcher. As production editor, coordinated the copyediting, proofreading, and page makeup of numerous college texts in history, English, and social sciences.
Little, Brown, Boston, MA
1975 – 1976
Oversaw editing and production of college texts sent out to freelance production services. Produced 13 texts and 4 manuals in one publishing season.
Harbridge House, Boston, MA
1969 – 1970
Proofread case studies and proposals.
The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, PA
1967 – 1969
Edited and proofread publications for the press of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Subject matter ranged from scholarly works to juvenile fiction and Sunday School curriculum materials.