Meeting Editorial Standards, 2-volume set (Rev'd ed.)
Vol. 1: Self-Test; Vol. 2: Solutions and Discussion

Editors’ Association of Canada     

Captus Press / Editors' Association of Canada, ISBN 978-1-55322-004-6 (2000)
508 pages, 1400 g, 8.5 X 11, $72.00 (US$57.50)

This previous edition of Meeting Professional Editorial Standards has been archived. It contains valuable study materials on knowledge of the publishing process, along with further exercises and solutions in proofreading, copy editing, stylistic editing and structural editing.


The authors of this book, all members of the Editors' Association of Canada, are full-time editors with more than two centuries of collective experience. They have spent years preparing the exercises, consulting with reviewers, and refining and updating the materials. The result is a valuable tool for editors who are seeking to assess and refine their skills.


Meeting Editorial Standards is a comprehensive, self-help learning resource developed by the Editors’ Association of Canada. This well-organized educational tool offers something for every editor. For inexperienced editors, it is the best, most realistic learning resource on the market. For seasoned professionals, it provides a superb way to refine and broaden already established skills.

  • covers the essential editorial skills for all types of written work and all forms of publishing;
  • includes valuable insights into the publishing process, editing for style and structure, copy editing, and proofreading;
  • emphasizes the continuity of the editorial process;
  • points out alternative resolutions to solving many editorial problems;
  • offers the accumulated wisdom of senior editors, helping you to develop the knowledge, patience, and attention to detail demanded of the very best editors.

For information on the Editors' Association of Canada/Association canadienne des rédacteurs-réviseurs, contact its national office:

505 – 27 Carlton Street
Toronto ON M5B 1L2
416 975-1379
416 975-1637 (fax)
1 866 CAN-EDIT (toll-free)
1 866 226-3348 (toll free)

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