Proofreading subject areas

I have wide experience in many proofreading subject areas (specialty proofreading subject areas are highlighted in bold with some further details further down the page:

  • accounting (including bookkeeping, and cost, financial, general, and management accounting)
  • astronomy (general / popular / beginners), artificial satellites, space exploration, cosmology – I am an amateur astronomer, a member of the British Astronomical Association and the Society for Popular Astronomy, and a former visual observer for the Satellite Orbits Group at the Radio and Space Research Station, Slough*
  • banking and investment
  • business and management (including organizational behaviour and strategic management)
  • commercial real estate / residential real estate 
  • economics and economic geography
  • education (primary, secondary, further, higher, business, professional, and vocational)
  • finance and financial risk
  • history (especially twentieth century and ancient Greek)**
  • marketing and brand management
  • military and defence
  • politics and current affairs
  • property management, building construction, surveying, and valuation
  • theology and religion.

*I have a special interest in the Apollo space programme.

**I have a special interest in Richard III, king of England.

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I also have experience in proofreading non-academic (trade) books on classic cars, crafts, DIY, fishing, gardening, pets, sailing, and sport.

Subjects I do not proofread

  • mathematics and statistics
  • medical.

As a matter of policy I do not proofread material related to

  • erotica / pornography
  • violence
  • bad language / swearing
  • gambling
  • hate speech
  • racism / sexism / homophobia.

Specialty proofreading subject areas

For over 30 years I have proofread books, journals, and other publications in a wide variety of subjects, and during this time and in previous employment I have built up knowledge and experience in particular fields.

Accounting, banking, business, economics, and finance

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Proofreading experience

For over 30 years I have proofread many dozens of books on:

  • accounting (all types, for example Colin Drury’s Cost Accounting)
  • banking
  • economics
  • finance
  • investment (for example periodic reports for an actuary).

I addition I have proofread the following quarterly journals for some years:

and helped to maintain and develop a standard house style for these journals.


Astronomy, space exploration, and cosmology

I am an amateur astronomer, a member of the British Astronomical Association, and a member of the Society for Popular Astronomy. I am a former visual observer of artificial Earth satellites for the Satellite Orbits Group at the Radio and Space Research Station at Slough.

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Commercial real estate

Proofreading experience

For some years I have proofread the following quarterly journals:

and helped to maintain and enhance a standard house style for these publications. See Henry Stewart Publications.


Education

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Proofreading experience

I have many years’ experience in proofreading hundreds of books and other media for

  • Cengage Learning: books, textbooks, and management education and career development book
  • City & Guilds Institute, London: vocational learning modules
  • Edinburgh Business School: course notes
  • HarperCollins Publishers: textbooks
  • National Children’s Bureau: books, reports, and teacher resources
  • Oxford University Press: academic and business books
  • Pearson Education: academic books, textbooks, and management education and career development books
  • Routledge: academic and business books
  • UCL Institute of Education Press: books, reports, and journals on education
  • UCL Press: books and journals on education and cultural studies
  • University of Leicester School of Business (formerly School of Management): online distance learning modules / course material.

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