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Glossary of Skills

Frequently Used Editorial Terms

Copyediting

Reading a manuscript line by line to correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and syntax and to clarify/resolve inconsistent references. Copyediting can also involve reading a manuscript to improve style, which may mean deleting unnecessary words, substituting new words for incorrect or awkward ones, and rearranging sentences within paragraphs.

Developmental editing

Working with the author(s) to develop a manuscript and ensuring that the finished manuscript meets the publisher’s requirements.

Indexing

Reading and analyzing a text in order to assemble a systematic guide, for use by various readers, to the names and substantive concepts contained in the text; these are represented by individual and grouped entries arranged in an easily searchable order, such as alphabetical, chronological, or numerical.

Editing an index involves assessing its overall usefulness, thoroughness of coverage, logic, and consistency. The indexer or editor evaluates components such as main headings, double-posted entries, cross references, punctuation, accuracy of page references (based on a fair sampling), and the reader-friendly layout of typeset index pages.

Proofreading

Reading typeset galleys and/or page layouts (usually against a copy of the final manuscript) to correct typographical errors and to call problems and inconsistencies to the attention of the editor and/or publisher.

Research

Using public and private resources to gather information on a given subject; compiling that information in a format to be presented to an author or publisher.

Rewriting

Reading a manuscript or collection of materials with the aim of recasting the ideas into a readable format, such as a book or an article. The finished product may bear little resemblance to the original materials.

Substantive editing

Reading a manuscript to suggest changes in the structure of the material; for example, creating a new outline, proposing additions or deletions, recommending changes in tone or emphasis, and inserting such aids to readability as headings, italic or bold type, and lists.

Translation editing

Copyediting, substantive editing, rewriting, or proofreading material that is not in English or was not originally in English.


Index

This index is organized under frequently sought editorial skills and areas of expertise. For more information about a particular editor, see the members’ listings.

African art

Frances Bowles
Stephen Robert Frankel
Sandra Knudsen
Monica S. Rumsey

American art

Carolann C. Barrett
Rebecca Bednarz
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Frances Bowles
Mary Byers
Mary Christian
Mary Jane Crook
Gregory A. Dobie
Dru Dowdy
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Louise Gauthier
Rose M. Glennon
Amanda Glesmann
Wendy Greenhouse
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Laura Hensley
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Christopher Howard
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Elaine Koss
Marie Ladino
Valerie Ann Leeds
Joan Levinson
Kathleen Luhrs
Christopher Lyon
Debra N. Mancoff
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Jean Patterson
Michelle Piranio
Anne Roecklein
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Sheila Schwartz
Emily D. Shapiro
Fronia W. Simpson
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Timothy D. Wardell
Jane Watkins
Sarah Zabrodski

American history

Margaret Barlow
Mary Byers
Mary Christian
Dru Dowdy
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Chris Keledjian
Mariah Keller
Kathleen Luhrs
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Emily D. Shapiro

Ancient art

Carolann C. Barrett
Jennifer Boynton
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Judith Hanson
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Monica S. Rumsey
Eve Sinaiko

Annual reports

Mary Byers
Mary Jane Crook
Tom Fredrickson
Louise Gauthier
Rose M. Glennon
Christopher Howard
Mariah Keller
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Laura Silver
Kristin Swan
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter

Antiques

Frances Bowles
Mary Christian
Judith Hanson
Daniela Heinze
Kathleen Luhrs
Margaret Stenz

Arabic art and culture

Cynthia Newman Edwards

Archaeology

Carolann C. Barrett
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Jennifer Boynton
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Phil Freshman
Judith Hanson
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Kate Shugert
Laura Silver
Timothy D. Wardell
Shannon L. Wearing

Architecture/architectural history

Nicole Balant
Margaret Barlow
Kris Bierfelt
Jennifer Boynton
Mary Byers
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Theresa Duran
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Erika Geiss
Wendy Greenhouse
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Laura Hensley
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Chris Keledjian
Valerie Ann Leeds
Joan Levinson
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Monica S. Rumsey
Stephanie Salomon
Margaret Stenz
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Cynthia Ware
Jane Watkins
Shannon L. Wearing
Jennifer Yankopolus

Art education

Nicole Balant
Margaret Barlow
Rebecca Bednarz
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Jennifer Boynton
Mary Jane Crook
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Phil Freshman
Louise Gauthier
Rose M. Glennon
Tanya Heinrich
Christopher Howard
Mariah Keller
Joan Levinson
Sharon Louden
Bernadette Panitch
Laura Ruby
Monica S. Rumsey
Laura Silver

Art history (general)

Margaret Barlow
Carolann C. Barrett
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Jennifer Boynton
Mary C. Cason
Elizabeth Chapple
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Dan Cohen
Mary Jane Crook
Deborah Del Gais
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Theresa Duran
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Kelly Flynn
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Phil Freshman
Jane Friedman
Louise Gauthier
Erika Geiss
Rose M. Glennon
Wendy Greenhouse
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Daniela Heinze
Laura Hensley
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Christopher Howard
Lydia Jones
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Elaine Koss
Marie Ladino
Susan Higman Larsen
Deanna Lee
Joan Levinson
Jenni Lukac
Christopher Lyon
Debra N. Mancoff
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Michelle Piranio
Anne Roecklein
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Sheila Schwartz
Emily D. Shapiro
Marguerite Shore
Kate Shugert
Fronia W. Simpson
Eve Sinaiko
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Timothy D. Wardell
Cynthia Ware
Jane Watkins
Shannon L. Wearing
Sarah Zabrodski

Artist biographies and memoirs

Theresa Duran
Louise Gauthier
Lydia Jones
Mariah Keller
Sharon Louden
Kristin Swan

Artists’ books and statements

Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
John Hicks
Christopher Howard
Deanna Lee
Joan Levinson
Sharon Louden
Kelly E. O’Donnell
Jean Patterson
Markee Speyer
Audrey Walen
Carrie E. Wicks

Asian art

Carolann C. Barrett
Jung May Lee Barrett
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Frances Bowles
Jennifer Boynton
Deborah Del Gais
Kelly Flynn
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Mariah Keller
Deanna Lee
Jean Patterson
Monica S. Rumsey
Laura Silver

Baroque art

Mary Christian
Louise Gauthier
Erika Geiss
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Marie Ladino
Monica S. Rumsey
Jane Watkins

Book packaging

Amanda Freymann
Audrey Walen

British and Victorian studies

Mary Christian
Debra N. Mancoff
Kristin Swan
Jane Watkins

Brochures

Carolann C. Barrett
Frances Bowles
Mary Jane Crook
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Rose M. Glennon
Judith Hanson
Daniela Heinze
Christopher Howard
Mariah Keller
Deanna Lee
Kathleen Luhrs
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Kirstin Pires
Laura Silver
Margaret Stenz
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Carrie E. Wicks

Canadian art

Louise Gauthier
Sarah Zabrodski

Catalogues (exhibition and general museum)

Nicole Balant
Carolann C. Barrett
Jung May Lee Barrett
Dinah Berland
Frances Bowles
Jennifer Boynton
Mary C. Cason
Elizabeth Chapple
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Mary Jane Crook
Deborah Del Gais
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Theresa Duran
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Cass Erickson
Kelly Flynn
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Amanda Freymann
Jane Friedman
Louise Gauthier
Erika Geiss
Rose M. Glennon
Amanda Glesmann
Wendy Greenhouse
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Daniela Heinze
Laura Hensley
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Lydia Jones
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Marie Ladino
Susan Higman Larsen
Deanna Lee
Joan Levinson
Kathleen Luhrs
Jenni Lukac
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Kelly E. O’Donnell
Jean Patterson
Michelle Piranio
Kirstin Pires
Anne Roecklein
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Laura Ruby
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Stephanie Salomon
Emily D. Shapiro
Marguerite Shore
Kate Shugert
Laura Silver
Fronia W. Simpson
Eve Sinaiko
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Jane Watkins
Carrie E. Wicks
Sarah Zabrodski

Catalogues raisonnÚs

Margaret Barlow
Carolann C. Barrett
Frances Bowles
Mary Christian
Deborah Del Gais
Gregory A. Dobie
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Christopher Lyon
Diane Miliotes
Michelle Piranio
Susan F. Rossen
Fronia W. Simpson
Eve Sinaiko
Carolyn Vaughan
Jane Watkins
Carrie E. Wicks

Children’s publications

Lory Frankel
Amanda Freymann
Rose M. Glennon
Monica S. Rumsey
Carolyn Vaughan

Conservation

Carolann C. Barrett
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Louise Gauthier
Judith Hanson
Stephanie Salomon

Contemporary art

Rebecca Bednarz
Louise Gauthier
Sharon Louden
Laura Silver
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Sarah Zabrodski

Copublication consulting

Brian Eskenazi
Amanda Freymann
Nancy Grubb
Christopher Lyon
Monica S. Rumsey

Copyediting

Nicole Balant
Carolann C. Barrett
Jung May Lee Barrett
Margaret Barlow
Rebecca Bednarz
Dinah Berland
Kris Bierfelt
Jennifer Boynton
Mary Byers
Mary C. Cason
Elizabeth Chapple
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Dan Cohen
Mary Jane Crook
Deborah Del Gais
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Theresa Duran
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Cass Erickson
Brian Eskenazi
Kelly Flynn
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Jane Friedman
Louise Gauthier
Erika Geiss
Rose M. Glennon
Amanda Glesmann
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Laura Hensley
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Christopher Howard
Chris Keledjian
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Elaine Koss
Marie Ladino
Susan Higman Larsen
Deanna Lee
Valerie Ann Leeds
Joan Levinson
Kathleen Luhrs
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Jean Patterson
Bernadette Panitch
Michelle Piranio
Kirstin Pires
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Laura Ruby
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Emily D. Shapiro
Kate Shugert
Laura Silver
Fronia W. Simpson
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Timothy D. Wardell
Jane Watkins
Shannon L. Wearing
Carrie E. Wicks
Jennifer Yankopolus
Sarah Zabrodski

Criticism/theory

Mary Byers
Mary Christian
Michele Ciaccio
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Theresa Duran
Cass Erickson
Louise Gauthier
Nancy Grubb
John Hicks
Christopher Howard
Lydia Jones
Elaine Koss
Deanna Lee
Joan Levinson
Christopher Lyon
Diane Miliotes
Michelle Piranio
Laura Ruby
Stephanie Salomon
Sheila Schwartz
Marguerite Shore
Eve Sinaiko
Markee Speyer
Audrey Walen
Jane Watkins
Shannon L. Wearing
Sarah Zabrodski

Cross-disciplinary/interdisciplinary

Rebecca Bednarz
Mary Christian
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Louise Gauthier
John Hicks
Christopher Howard
Sharon Louden
Michelle Piranio
Stephanie Salomon
Eve Sinaiko
Markee Speyer
Audrey Walen

Cultural history

Nicole Balant
Dinah Berland
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Mary Byers
Mary Christian
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Stephen Robert Frankel
Louise Gauthier
Laura Hensley
Christopher Howard
Jenni Lukac
Debra N. Mancoff
Susan F. Rossen
Eve Sinaiko
Margaret Stenz
Audrey Walen
Shannon L. Wearing

Decorative arts

Nicole Balant
Carolann C. Barrett
Kris Bierfelt
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Frances Bowles
Mary Christian
Gregory A. Dobie
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Daniela Heinze
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Mariah Keller
Kathleen Luhrs
Diane Miliotes
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Emily D. Shapiro
Fronia W. Simpson
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Jane Watkins

Design and production

Amanda Freymann
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter
Jennifer Yankopolus

Design history

Mary Christian
Theresa Duran
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Wendy Greenhouse
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Joan Levinson
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Stephanie Salomon
Jennifer Yankopolus

Developmental editing

Rebecca Bednarz
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Mary Christian
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Louise Gauthier
Erika Geiss
Amanda Glesmann
Nancy Grubb
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Deanna Lee
Joan Levinson
Kathleen Luhrs
Christopher Lyon
Debra N. Mancoff
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Monica S. Rumsey
Judith Rose Sacks
Stephanie Salomon
Emily D. Shapiro
Fronia W. Simpson
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Audrey Walen
Timothy D. Wardell
Jane Watkins

Dissertations and theses

Elizabeth Chapple
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Stephen Robert Frankel
Louise Gauthier
Wendy Greenhouse
John Hicks
Christopher Howard
Deanna Lee
Kathleen Luhrs
Lisa Meyerowitz
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan

Electronic media

Jung May Lee Barrett
Rebecca Bednarz
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tanya Heinrich
Christopher Howard
Markee Speyer
Ruth E. Thaler-Carter

Encyclopedias

Louise Gauthier
Laura Hensley

Ethnic and folk arts

Louise Gauthier
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Judith Rose Sacks

European art

Carolann C. Barrett
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Frances Bowles
Jennifer Boynton
Mary C. Cason
Mary Christian
Dan Cohen
Deborah Del Gais
Gregory A. Dobie
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Kelly Flynn
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Phil Freshman
Jane Friedman
Louise Gauthier
Rose M. Glennon
Wendy Greenhouse
Nancy Grubb
Judith Hanson
Daniela Heinze
Laura Hensley
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Elaine Koss
Marie Ladino
Valerie Ann Leeds
Kathleen Luhrs
Jenni Lukac
Christopher Lyon
Debra N. Mancoff
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Jean Patterson
Anne Roecklein
Susan F. Rossen
Jessica Skwire Routhier
Monica S. Rumsey
Emily D. Shapiro
Laura Silver
Fronia W. Simpson
Eve Sinaiko
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Carolyn Vaughan
Jane Watkins
Sarah Zabrodski

Exhibition materials (object and wall labels; text panels)

Nicole Balant
Carolann C. Barrett
Jung May Lee Barrett
Rebecca Bednarz
Kris Bierfelt
Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
Frances Bowles
Jennifer Boynton
Michele Ciaccio
Mary Jane Crook
Gregory A. Dobie
Cristin J. Donahue-Salas
Cynthia Newman Edwards
Kelly Flynn
Stephen Robert Frankel
Tom Fredrickson
Phil Freshman
Jane Friedman
Louise Gauthier
Rose M. Glennon
Amanda Glesmann
Wendy Greenhouse
Judith Hanson
Tanya Heinrich
Daniela Heinze
John Hicks
Brian D. Hotchkiss
Christopher Howard
Mariah Keller
Sandra Knudsen
Marie Ladino
Deanna Lee
Valerie Ann Leeds
Jenni Lukac
Kathleen Luhrs
Christopher Lyon
Lisa Meyerowitz
Diane Miliotes
Jean Patterson
Kirstin Pires
Anne Roecklein
Monica S. Rumsey
Emily D. Shapiro
Kate Shugert
Laura Silver
Markee Speyer
Margaret Stenz
Kristin Swan
Carolyn Vaughan
Audrey Walen
Carrie E. Wicks
Jennifer Yankopolus
Sarah Zabrodski

Fashion history

Judith Hanson
Debra N. Mancoff
Carolyn Vaughan

Film

Nicole Balant
Mary Byers
Katherine Rangoon Doyle
Lory Frankel
Stephen Robert Frankel
Phil Freshman
Chris Keledjian
Joan Levinson
Christopher Lyon
Markee Speyer

Gardens

Frances Bowles
Mary Christian
Lory Frankel
Carolyn Vaughan
Jennifer Yankopolus