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Barbara Booth

Profile

I am an experienced developmental, substantive, and stylistic editor specializing in science and math. I  have worked on primary, high school, and university-level print and digital materials including textbooks, teacher resources, and academic journal articles. I also manage complex projects.

I am reliable, efficient, and meet deadlines.

Previous clients include Nelson Education, Pearson, and Rubicon Publishing.

Education:

Ph.D. (Botany), University of Guelph

M.Sc. (Plant Ecology), Laurentian University

B.Sc. (Botany, Environmental Studies, Geography), University of Toronto

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Developmental or project editing
  • Layout and design
  • On-screen editing
  • Online editing
  • Plain language
  • Production editing
  • Proofreading
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Stylistic editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic materials, general
  • Academic papers and essays
  • E-books
  • E-materials, general
  • Educational materials, general
  • Study guides
  • Teachers' guides
  • Tests and assessment materials
  • Textbooks, college and university
  • Textbooks, elementary and high school
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Websites

Subjects

  • Arts
  • Canada
  • Ecology and environment
  • Geography
  • Life sciences
  • Mathematics and statistics