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Merridy Bradley

Freelance technical writing and editing

Toronto, ON M6G 3Z5
Canada
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Editors Canada Volunteer Participation

  • Toronto Branch (2014)

Profile

Merridy Cox Bradley, B.Sc., M.Msl. (Museum Studies) has extensive experience with complicated documents, database content, thesaurus building, data field mapping, English terminology, and compilations. She has worked for federal government departments in the areas of archives, museums, natural history, heritage, and academic papers. She helped to develop interdisciplinary data dictionaries for "Artefacts Canada" and wrote documentation for a new computer system at Library and Archives Canada.

Merridy has recently copyedited and indexed the popular science book, Water Is... The Meaning of Water.

She is a member of the Indexing Society of Canada and has completed the Core Curriculum with the American Medical Writers' Association. She has passed examinations for editors with Elections Canada and Statistics Canada.

She also enjoys technical writing and editing for projects such as yours.

Editorial Skills

  • Canadianization
  • Copy editing
  • Editing translations
  • Indexing
  • Online editing
  • Research and fact-checking
  • Rewriting
  • Structural and substantive editing
  • Writing

Media/Genres

  • Academic materials, general
  • Anthologies
  • Bibliographies
  • Books, children's and young adult
  • Catalogues
  • Conference materials
  • Dictionaries, directories, and encyclopedias
  • E-materials, general
  • Fiction
  • Government materials, general
  • Grant applications and fundraising
  • In-house publications
  • Indexes
  • Policies and procedures
  • Reference materials, general
  • Reports, other

Subjects

  • Animals
  • Ecology and environment
  • Government, federal
  • Health and medicine, general
  • History, Canadian
  • Humanities, general
  • Information technology
  • Life sciences
  • Medicine, alternative
  • Social sciences