Hugh Jackson | Editing for Academics, Students, Publishers

Advanced Professional Member
Location Jackson Proofreading Services, Studio 24, Star Brewery, 1 Castle Ditch Lane, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YJ
Telephone 01273 809055
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Website www.JacksonProofreadingServices.com
Twitter @JPS_Editing

Skills

Copy-editing and proofreading, both on screen and in hard copy

Editing non-native English, anglicising and Americanising
 

Media

  • Books (single author and multi-author)
  • PhD and master's theses and dissertations
  • Journal articles
  • Online materials

For details of my current and recent work, see my website
 

Experience

Freelance since 2015

Recent training

SfEP training

  • Annual Conference 2016 and 2017
  • References
  • Brush up your grammar
  • Copy-editing 1: Introduction
  • Proofreading 1: Introduction

Short Courses

  • Indexing Books as a Career
  • Working with Translation: Theory and Practice

Clients

Publishers

  • Taylor & Francis
  • Biteback
  • Ashgate
  • Troubador
  • Florence Production
  • Wearset

Individuals

  • Academics
  • Students
  • Lawyers

Subjects

Primary specialisations

  • Politics (British/world politics, political theory, international relations, current affairs)
  • Law (human rights, international/comparative, criminal law) 
  • Economics (political, theory, econometrics) 
  • Business studies (advertising, management, organisational behaviour, small businesses)
  • Social sciences 
  • History

Plus further experience in...

  • Philosophy, environmental science, medicine and nursing, psychology, art history, music

Qualifications

BA Philosophy and Political Science, University of Birmingham, UK

LLB Law, College of Law, London, UK

LLM Law and Political Justice, University of London, UK

SFEP basic editorial test: 90%

Specialised software and reference materials

Software

  • ReferenceChecker
  • PerfectIt
  • PDF annotator with proof-correction stamps

Resources

  • OED, ODWE, New Hart's Rules
  • CMOS, APA, Bluebook
  • Butcher's

Testimonials

You have been such an amazing help … I am eternally grateful. This has made my work much more professional, and with such a swift reply to each piece of work. So many many thanks and I will be using your service again in the near future … payment will be worth every penny.

K. Brain, undergraduate essays

Hugh maintained a high level of consistency in his corrections, and used the materials sent to him to good effect ... it was clear that that Hugh was actively using the design spec to guide his decision making ... Hugh showed good engagement with the proofs and the guidance. His queries were very sensible and well explained.

Assessment team, Oxford University Press

I have been through the text and have found nothing of note to feedback to you other than you have done a great job editing the text! Many thanks for all your efforts with this book, it is much appreciated.

Senior production editor, Taylor & Francis Group

I am very impressed with your work! A big thank you for such a great (and quick) job you have done ... I have recommended your services to my colleagues ... It was a pleasure to work with you.

A. Saraeva, PhD thesis