Developing new levels of edit

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Since 1985, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) staff have had four levels of edit to choose from for technical reports. When a CQI survey showed that both authors and editors felt the levels were not meeting author needs, LANL set about revising them. The goals were to simplify the editing process, focus editing on improving technical clarity, and ensure value added in editing. This paper describes the revision process and product--three author-based levels of edit.

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Prono, J.K. June 1, 1997.

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Since 1985, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) staff have had four levels of edit to choose from for technical reports. When a CQI survey showed that both authors and editors felt the levels were not meeting author needs, LANL set about revising them. The goals were to simplify the editing process, focus editing on improving technical clarity, and ensure value added in editing. This paper describes the revision process and product--three author-based levels of edit.

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  • Inforum `97, Oak Ridge, TN (United States), 7-8 May 1997

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  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-1040
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 486080
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Prono, J.K. Developing new levels of edit, article, June 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674190/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.