Editing, Proofreading and Literature Searching

In various roles Angie has proofread and edited a variety documents and publicity material. Not only has this included leaflets, newsletters, press releases and brochures, but since being involved with web design for over a decade, this also includes information being updated to web pages and social media.

Examples of proofreading and copy-editing projects Angie has worked on are:

Information searching and retrieval skills

These are provided at three levels:

  • General information searching and retrieval for individuals and organizations.
  • Specialized information searching and retrieval for health researchers, staff and students.
  • Bespoke training for individuals/groups seeking to assess/appraise the quality of online information.

Examples of current and recent projects include:

  • Coordinator of a community information centre signposting members of the public and organizations to high quality and reliable information resources.
  • Assistance with the operation of an electronic helpdesk focusing on a variety of online medical resources and cataloguing e-resources.
  • Designing and leading a series of grant-funded workshops for older people aimed at increasing their understanding of the quality of online information.