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To read a document for proper grammar or view an image for accuracy and validity. Proofreading is the stage between writing and publishing. Years ago, proofreaders had to be spelling experts; however, most documents today are put through the spell checker feature in the computer. See spell checker and prepress proof.
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The professional editors and proofreaders at Scribendi.
Speaking to The Times of Israel from New York on condition of anonymity, the former student employee--who had reviewed several maps in Scholastic books during her six-month internship earlier this year--described typical Scholastic proofreaders as "bored out of their minds," with no specific knowledge of the subject matter included in the books they are meant to review.
Proofreaders will also advise staff how to improve their use of English.
It's an insult to the teachers' intelligence that the county council employs proofreaders," Matthew Sinclair, of the TaxPayers' Alliance, said.
Although Artaria's engraver incorporated almost all of the proofreaders corrections' into the plates before SJC was printed, a few omissions stand out.
No more proofreaders, (more's the pity I sometimes think as I read today's newspapers), and no more linotype machines spitting out those slugs of hot lead for assembling in the pages.
To me, the overeducated proofreaders and copy editors and copy chiefs are the publication's lifeblood.
An impressively comprehensive, single volume typographical reference work, "Book Typography" is an essential, core addition to the reference libraries and supplemental reading lists of aspiring manuscript editors, copy-editors, proofreaders, production managers, and publishers.
There are so many errors in printed material these days that we yearn for the days when elderly, paunchy, cigar-chewing proofreaders, most wearing green visors on their foreheads, were on hand to make last-minute corrections in stories.
In the "Training in Session" article on Page 8 alone, I found a number of tips and places to go that I didn't already know about, and information from that article is going to my quality assurance staff (copy editors, proofreaders and page proofreaders) as well this summer's editorial intern and our staff reporters.