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'How to Have a Happy Hustle: The Complete Guide to Making Your Ideas Happen', by Bec Evans, released May 2019 for Icon Books.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in InDesign following a template I created from scratch;
- producing marketing bound proofs within 48-hour;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the proofs;
- optimising the b/w illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdfs within the timeframe.

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'Shades of the Prison House: A History of Incarceration in the British Isles", by Harry Potter, released May 2019 for Boydell Press.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in InDesign following a template I created;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the proofs;
- restoring and optimising the b/w illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- checking and amending the index;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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'Struggles for Empowerment: Higher education stories from East and West', by Ambreen Shahriar
and Teresa Bruen, released March 2019 for UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the authors;
- outsourcing the suppliers involved in the project (copyeditor, typesetter, proofreader);
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading.

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'The Boyce Papers: The Letters and Diaries of Joanna Boyce, Henry Wells and George Price Boyce', edited by Sue Bradbury, 2-volume set released March 2019 for Boydell Press.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in InDesign following a template I created;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the two-volume set;
- restoring and optimising the colour and b/w illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- checking and amending the index;
- delivering the print-ready pdfs within the timeframe.

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'Inclusion and Intersectionality in Visual Arts Education' edited by Kate Hatton, released February 2019 for UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the editor;
- outsourcing and briefing the suppliers (copyeditor, proofreader, typesetter);
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf and ebook would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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Copyediting for Oxford Research Encyclopedias various short articles (about 30 page long) following the style from either the American Psychological Association (APA) or Chicago.

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Copyediting for Palgrave Macmillan of seven chapters (about 150 pages), making sure above the usual editing that the Middle Eastern diacritics and spelling are consistent.

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International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning (IJDEGL) published by the UCL Institute of Education Press.

As the project manager responsible for producing the second issue of the IJDEGL journal in 2018, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and contributors;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf and epdfs would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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London Review of Education (LER) published by the UCL Institute of Education Press.

As the project manager responsible for producing two issues of the LRE journal in 2018 (July and November) tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and contributors;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf is ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'Knowledge in education: Why philosophy matters' by Jan Derry, printed conference released October 2018 for UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the author;
- outsourcing and briefing the suppliers (copyeditor, proofreader, typesetter);
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf and ebook would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'Representing Mental Illness in Late Medieval France: Machines, Madness, Metaphor' by Julie Singer, released in October 2018 for Boydell and Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- liaising with the author and the publishing house;
- drafting the production schedule and sticking to it;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline
- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- optimising image resolution and cleaning up images.

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Copyediting various short articles (15 to 30 page long) using either the American Psychological Association (APA) or Chicago styles for Oxford Research Encyclopedias.

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'Examination Standards: How measures and meanings differ around the world' edited by Jo-Anne Baird, Tina Isaacs, Dennis Opposs and Lena Gray, released September 2018 for Trentham Books / UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the editors;
- outsourcing and briefing the suppliers (copyeditor, proofreader, typesetter);
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'International Perspectives on Alternative Education: Policy and practice' edited by Martin Mills and Gillean McCluskey, released September 2018 for Trentham Books / UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the editors;
- outsourcing the suppliers;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'Les Problèmes Logiques et Latéraux' by Debbie Leadbetter, released July 2018 for Brilliant Publications.

I was responsible for copyediting the text in both French and English.

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'Machine Learning and Human Intelligence: The future of education for the 21st century' by
Rosemary Luckin, released June 2018 for Trentham Books / UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the author;
- outsourcing the suppliers;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'Fondements épistémologiques et théoriques de la science de l’information-documentation: Actes du 11e colloque ISKO France 2017' edited by Widad Mustafa El Hadi, released in June 2018 for ISTE Editions.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in Microsoft Word following the proceedings style characteristic to the publisher;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 462-page-long book;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf on time.

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Speaking Out against Racism in the University Space by Shirin Housee, released June 2018 for Trentham Books / UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the author;
- outsourcing the suppliers;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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Film Education Journal (FEJ) published by the UCL Institute of Education Press.

As the project manager responsible for producing the first issue of the FEJ journal, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and contributors;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'English Monastic Litanies of the Saints after 1100 Volume III: Addenda, Commentary, Catalogue of Saints, Indexes' edited by Nigel J. Morgan, released in June 2018 for Boydell and Brewer.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in InDesign following the series style;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 387-page-long book;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Perspectives from UCL by Jason P. Davies and Norbert Pachler, released May 2018 for Trentham Books / UCL IOE Press.

As the project manager, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and the author;
- outsourcing the suppliers;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- proofreading;
- checking image resolution.

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'Performing Propaganda: Musical Life and Culture in Paris during the First World War' by Rachel Moore, released in May 2018 for Boydell and Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- liaising with the author and the publishing house;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline
- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- optimising image resolution and cleaning up images.

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London Review of Education (LRE) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal featuring rigorous, theoretically based research into contemporary education, published by the UCL Institute of Education Press.

As the project manager responsible for producing the November issue of the LRE journal, tasks included:
- liaising with the publishing house, suppliers and contributors;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline;
- controlling content quality at the different stages of the production;
- checking image resolution.

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'Publishing the Grail in Medieval and Renaissance France' by Leah Tether, November 2017 for D.S. Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- liaising with the editor and the publishing house;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- updating index page references.

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I was commissioned by Hoopoe (an imprint of the American University of Cairo (AUC Press, Egypt)) to perform a reader's report on
'La putain de Flaubert', a crime fiction published in French by Rod Editions.

The report is a supportive and informative critique that helps assess if a book is deemed acceptable for translation and publication.

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'Sciences de la vie, sciences de l’information: Colloque de Cerisy' edited by Thierry Gaudin, Dominique Lacroix, Marie-Christine Maurel, Jean-Charles Pomerol, released in September 2017 for ISTE Editions.

As Production Editor, my duties included:
- liaising with the contributors of each paper to be published within the proceedings as well as the main contact editor;
- typesetting the galley proofs in Microsoft Word following the proceedings style characteristic to the series;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 382-page-long book;
- generating the TOC and index;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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'Swelling Concrete in Dams and Hydraulic Structures: DSC 2017' edited by Alain Sellier, Étienne Grimal, Stéphane Multon and Eric Bourdarot, released in July 2017 for Wiley-ISTE.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in Microsoft Word following the proceedings style characteristic to the series;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 380-page-long book;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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'Anglo-Norman Studies XXXIX' edited by Elisabeth van Houts, June 2017 for Boydell & Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- liaising with the editor, the publishing house, and occasionally the contributors;
- optimising the illustrations for printing in black/white and colour;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline.

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'St Samson of Dol and the Earliest History of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales' edited by Lynette Olson, June 2017 for Boydell & Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- liaising with the editor and the publishing house;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline.

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'Systèmes d’organisation des connaissances et humanités numériques: Actes du 10ème colloque ISKO France 2015' edited by Emmanuelle Chevry Pébayle, released in April 2017 for ISTE Editions.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in Microsoft Word following the proceedings style characteristic to the publisher;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 418-page-long book;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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Ebook editions of 9 titles by travel writer Dervla Murphy, all released in March 2017 and published by Eland:
1) Cameroon with Egbert;
2) Eight Feet in the Andes;
3) Muddling through in Madagascar;
4) One Foot in Laos;
5) South from the Limpopo;
6) Tales from Two Cities;
7) Through the Embers of Chaos;
8) Transylvania and Beyond:
9) Ukimwi Road.

I was responsible for taking the books from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- ensuring the final version of the ebooks would be out on time;
- liaising with the OCR/ebook supplier and the publishing house;
- proofreading the proofs;
- checking epub and mobi files for glitches and readability;
- listing the titles on Nielsen database.

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Reprint edition by biographer Douglas Botting released in March 2017 (in book and ebooks formats) and published by Eland.

I was responsible for taking the books from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- ensuring the final version of the printed book and ebook would be out on time;
- liaising with the OCR/ebook supplier, the typesetter and the publishing house;
- proofreading the galley proofs at all production stages;
- updating the page references in the index to reflect the new pagination and layout;
- checking epub and mobi files for glitches and readability;
- listing the book on Nielsen database.

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'The Sea in History' (vol.3) edited by Christian Buchet, and Gérard Le Bouëdec (Association Océanides), released in February 2017 for The Boydell Press.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- copyediting and proofreading in both English and French;
- translating French > English;
- typesetting the galley proofs;
- optimising the 22 illustrations to printing standards;
- taking in authors' and publisher's corrections;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within a short deadline;
- liaising with the editors and the publishing house.

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February 2017 : typesetting

'The Sea in History' (vol.1) edited by Philip de Souza, Pascal Arnaud, and Christian Buchet (Association Océanides), released in February 2017 for The Boydell Press.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- coming up with the internal design/template that would be common to the four volumes;
- typesetting the galley proofs in Adobe InDesign;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 738-page-long book;
- optimising the 48 illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within a very short timeframe.

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'Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society' by Helen Oxenham who works for The English Heritage Trust, released in November 2016 for Boydell & Brewer.

I was responsible for taking the book from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- copyediting and proofreading in English;
- typesetting the galley proofs following the series style;
- taking in corrections;
- liaising with the author and the publishing house;
- ensuring the final version of the print-ready pdf would be ready within the deadline.

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'Enterprise Interoperability in the Digitized and Networked Factory of the Future' edited by Martin Zelm, Guy Doumeingts, Joao Pedro Mendonça, released in September 2016 for ISTE Ltd.

As a typesetter, my duties included:
- typesetting the galley proofs in Microsoft Word following the proceedings style characteristic to the publisher;
- inserting authors' and publisher's corrections to the 486-page-long book;
- optimising the illustrations to printing standards using Adobe Photoshop;
- delivering the print-ready pdf within the timeframe.

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Crochet pattern for the Skagerrak jumper. Pattern instructions can be found on Ravelry forum.

I was asked to proofread the instructions that were translated from Danish to American using US crochet terminologies.

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'Fun French Fairy Tale Plays' by Dorothy M. Hamilton, published by Brilliant Publications, July 2016.

I was responsible for proofreading the text in both French and English.

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Two re-editions by American war reporter Martha Gellhorn, both released in July 2016 (in book and ebooks formats) and published by Eland:
1) The Face of War;
2) The View from the Ground: http://www.travelbooks.co.uk/shop-online-books/08nmzks5rqtt6e6l994qj3n7iq9nfq

I was responsible for taking the books from the editing to the printed stage. As Project Editor, tasks included:
- ensuring the final version of the printed book and ebook would be out on time;
- liaising with the OCR/ebook supplier, the typesetter and the publishing house;
- proofreading the galley proofs;
- checking epub and mobi files for glitches and readability;
- listing the books on Nielsen database.

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My first proofreading job of 2016.

'Comrade Corbyn: A Very Unlikely Coup' by British journalist Rosa Prince, published by Biteback Publishing in February 2016.

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