Academic editors decide: whose style matters?

As “global” English overtakes local languages in academia and public life, what is our role as editors? When and how (if ever) do we edit our authors’ style? We asked you what you think, and your opinions varied. Editors love their style guides, but some questions of style are too controversial for a manual to …

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021

Tuesday 20 April 2021 at 18.00 Helsinki time (16.00 London, 17.00 Stockholm) online via Zoom Join Zoom Meeting:https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/68528535185?pwd=RFhjNUxuQkRwNlB0S2RaZjdJbWEvUT09 Meeting ID: 685 2853 5185Passcode: 989129 The agenda, as laid out in our constitution, is as follows. The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall consider the following business: Opening of the meeting Election of a chairperson, …

Workshop: Peer approaches to editing: “Show me yours, and I’ll show you mine”

Wednesday 10th March, 4–6 pm Ever wonder how other editors approach client texts? What choices they make? Often we get stuck in our own habits and patterns of working, and taking a peek into someone else’s editing approaches and ideas can be very beneficial for refreshing and developing our own skills. This spring Alice Lehtinen and Alyce Whipp will host an …

Online presentation on LaTeX, Thursday November 12th, 18.00

“What you mean is what you get” – an introductory primer to the LaTeX document creation system This will be a brief introduction to the plaintext document preparation system, LaTeX: its history, applications, and strengths, and the challenges it presents. NEaT member Kenneth Queck will explain how LaTeX works and why it is popular among …