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Is the Help Helpful?

I have made available a free copy of the PDF of my 2004 book Is the Help Helpful?. It’s approximately 9MB. For more about the book, see this page.

Posted in Books

Writing for science journals

Science editor Geoff Hart’s book, Writing for Science Journals: tips, tricks, and a learning plan, is available from his website. This book is very useful for both editors and writers. I really wish it had been available when my main

Posted in Books, Copyediting

KOK Edit Blog and related resources

Two resources from the fabulous Katharine O’Moore-Klopf: KOK Edit Blog http://editor-mom.blogspot.com/ Copyeditors’ Knowledge Base http://www.kokedit.com/ckb.php Katharine specialises in helping non-native speakers of English polish their articles for submission to US and UK medical journals. She happily shares her knowledge and

Posted in Careers, Copyediting

New book: Taming Apache OpenOffice

This book is for anyone who wants to get up to speed quickly with Apache OpenOffice.org 3.4. It introduces Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector drawings), Math (equation editor) and Base (database), as well as common features

Posted in Books, OpenOffice

Two free alternatives to MS Office

The Windows Secrets newsletter has an article by Fred Langa dated March 14, 2013, titled Two free, full-blown alternatives to MS Office that features LibreOffice and OpenOffice. The article mentions several features that particularly appeal to users of older (pre-2007)

Posted in LibreOffice, OpenOffice
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