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Titivillus Editing for the Health Sciences

Preparing Ideas and Research Results for Publication

Timothy DeVinney, Copy Editor and Author's Editor
Titivillus Editorial Services, London

Services Offered by Titivillus Editorial Services

Preparation of works in the health sciences for publication
  —Articles for journals or multiauthor works
  —Presentations: slides or posters for conferences
  —CME presentations
  —Grant applications
  —Public information brochures

Organization of research results so they conform to the IMRAD (Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion) format expected by ISI-ranked, indexed journals.

Formatting text and references
  —Author’s style
  —AMA style
  —APA style
  —CBE style
  —Chicago style
  —Vancouver style (Uniform Requirements)
  —Harvard reference style
  —Other journal or publisher style (see comparison charts of different text styles and reference styles)

Language editing
  —Final checks to grammar, spelling, and usage of terms
  —Assistance for non–English-speaking authors seeking to reach an international readership

  —Encryption with PGP (to protect privacy in transmission)
  —WinZip file compression
  —FTP file transmission

Word processing & tagging
  —Microsoft Word
  —Corel WordPerfect
  —Corel XMetal (XML editor)
  —Macromedia Dreamweaver (HTML editor)

Preparation of figures, slides, or posters to meet journal's or publisher’s requirements or the specifications of a particular presentation format (see some sample guidelines)
  —Conversion to file type and color space specified by journal or publisher (eg, JPG file with the CMYK or Adobe RGB color space)
  —Raster-image (bitmap) editing with Adobe Photoshop
  —Vector-graphic editing with Adobe Illustrator
  —Microsoft PowerPoint preparation and editing, or conversion to publication-ready file format
  —Layout and preparation of posters for scientific or medical conferences with Adobe InDesign


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