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editing

[′ed·əd·iŋ]
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Editing

 

the reworking by an editor of an author’s work for publication or for broadcasting on radio or television. Editing may be political, scholarly, or literary. In practice, however, the editing of new works is a single creative process that aims to perfect the content and form of the work while preserving the author’s individuality. Editing of literary or scholarly works in the preparation of authoritative texts consists of compilation, establishment of a definitive text, and the preparation of reference material.

REFERENCE

Sikorskii, N. M. Teoriia i praktika redaktirovaniia. Moscow, 1971.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

editing

Making modifications. See edit.
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In Section III of the questionnaire, we asked respondents to use 7-point Likert type scales (1 = strongly disagree, 4 = neutral, 7 = strongly agree) to evaluate 8 factors that may impair law reviews' ability to select and edit articles. (195) Table 3 and Figure 1 below summarize the results.
For each group, the most frequent response was that students should select and edit articles, but should be required to consult with faculty when making these decisions.
Accordingly, many judges and attorneys have substantially less knowledge about how law reviews select and edit articles, and the problems that law reviews face than law professors and student editors.
Blind, peer reviews would help educate student editors about how to select and edit articles and would increase law faculty's involvement with law reviews.
(207.) Because several attorneys and judges have criticized law reviews for publishing too many articles that are irrelevant to their needs and because law professors write most law review articles and student editors select and edit articles, we expected attorneys and judges to disagree most strongly with this statement.
(6) Law review members should receive more training on how to select and edit articles. (7) The Bluebook system of citation should be replaced with a simpler set of citation rules.
Wikipedia is a collaborative encyclopedia where anyone can write and edit articles. It is comprehensive, readable, usually accurate, and very up-to-date.
I appreciated The Trusted Professional and The CPA Journal for publishing many of my articles and for asking me to edit articles for the Federal Taxation department.
Museum Publicity normally publish articles as they are submitted, but reserve the right to edit articles for clarity, length or code.