Medical Writing Editing Microediting – details matter Quality, authority, and reputation: The value of microediting
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Volume 27, Issue 3 - Editing

Microediting – details matter Quality, authority, and reputation: The value of microediting

Abstract

Microediting aims to ensure consistency aswell as accuracy within a document and across a document series. Also known as technical editing or mechanical editing, it is an important stage in editing, needed to gain and retain a reader’s interest and respect: to assure them that you are giving them a high quality product. Microediting can involve a large number of wide-ranging tasks, from language editing to formatting and checking the accuracy of data or hyperlinks. We suggest a structured and methodical approach that keeps the reader in mind.

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