From the Web: Elements of Indigenous Style

Book Channel readers following developments in editing will be interested in a new interview from the CBC with editor Gregory Younging, whose Elements of Indigenous Style came out last month. In addition to addressing the challenges facing Indigenous authors, Younging discusses issues of editorial style and preserving the author's voice. 

BUIOH seeking input for next update to transcription style guide

In the 1970s, the Baylor University Institute for Oral History (BUIOH) drafted the first version of its transcription style guide, and for nearly two decades BUIOH has offered it online as a free resource. The BUIOH Style Guide is based on The Chicago Manual of Style and includes guidelines for how to approach common editing questions that come up in oral history transcription.

H-Judaic: Seeking New Editor - deadline extended.

H-Judaic is looking for a new editor!  The position involves vetting, editing, processing announcements sent to the list,  managing subscriptions, and coordinating with the H-net staff to manage the website content.  H-Net will provide training.  The editor works closely with the other editor, the chair of the H-Judaic board and the book review editor.

New England Beginnings

New England Beginnings is a partnership consisting of twenty New England historical institutions, libraries, and museums; six international programs; six ancestry organizations; and thirty-five individual scholars, including representatives of the original native peoples of the region. It has as its goals both an effort to tell the stories of the seventeenth century colonists and natives to a broad public audience, and to enhance the accessibility of the materials needed by those investigating the subject in the future.

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