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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Friday, March 27 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Editing Medical and Scientific Tables

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Medical and scientific tables are densely packed repositories of data that must be edited with a steady hand in order to preserve the integrity of the information while presenting it in a comprehensible and succinct fashion. In this session, participants will be introduced to the basic tenets of medical and scientific table editing, including best practices for table structuring, formatting, and organization. In addition, several technical tips will be offered for efficient and expedient table editing in Microsoft Word.


Peter J. Olson

Senior copy editing coordinator, Dartmouth Journal Services
Peter J. Olson is a BELS-certified copy editor who specializes in medical and life science journals. As senior copy editing coordinator for Dartmouth Journal Services in Waterbury, Vermont, he oversees the journal copy editing services for several prominent medical and scientific societies, including the American Diabetes Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Academy of Sciences. Peter is a frequent speaker at the... Read More →

Friday March 27, 2015 3:15pm - 4:15pm

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