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Barbara Andress | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 8, 2016

Barbara Andress

Writer | Researcher | Editor | Librarian
   United States
  |   Ypsilanti, MI

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

B.A. in both Communications and English Literature, with a minor in Journalism.
M.S.I. (Master in Science of Information) with a focus in libraries and archives.

I am a lifelong writer with a passion for quality, and my background covers a variety of activities related to the written word. I have experience writing--academic, web, business, and creative--as well as editing and proofing others' works. I thoroughly research every topic I work on, often going above and beyond what is requested of me.

Currently I am employed by an academic...

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Mar 26, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.7
Dec 9, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Dec 7, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Working
Nov 14, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Checked the example for grammatical errors, sentence structure and word choice.
The "About Me" page of my personal website. I used a personal anecdote to...
Read and reviewed a novel, "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall,...
This piece was for a website requesting advice and anecdotes for people in their...

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UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)
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Content Writing Skills Test
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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Employment

JSTOR
Publisher Content Coordinator for Books@JSTOR
2009 - Present
Set up production with new publishers, act as on-going production contact for all books publishers, edit ONIX and Excel files, proofread PDFs, field internal and external metadata and PDF...
Askwith Media Library, University of Michigan
Student Employee
2007 - 2010
Entertainment Weekly
Digital Archive Intern
2008 - 2008
Edited articles and issues from past issues so they were formatted properly on the website. Wrote new synopses of the articles and updated headlines so articles could be better understood...

Education

University of Michigan - School of Information
MSI
2007 - 2009
Calvin College
B.A.
1999 - 2003
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Writing
Creative Writing
Blogger
Proofreader
Research
Fact-checking
Editing
Web Content
Academic Writing
Librarian
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