a born-digital, open-review volume edited by Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki

How we collaboratively copyedited Writing History in the Digital Age

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Have you ever tried to coordinate responses to copyediting for an edited volume with over 30 collaborators during the last four weeks of the semester? Thanks to our wonderful contributors and colleagues at the University of Michigan Press, we survived this process. Perhaps it’s worth sharing how we did it with free PDF annotation tools and a shared network folder (in our case, the free Dropbox.com service). Managing all of our copyediting this way allowed us to divide the labor, share the most up-to-date versions with our many contributors to comment on, and keep track of our work without driving ourselves crazy. Read more at http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/evolution/copyediting/

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 -Jack Dougherty and Kristen Nawrotzki, co-editors

Source: http://writinghistory.trincoll.edu/2013/05/copyediting/