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  • ‘Mac’/’Mc’: indexing of Mar 1994, 9; May 1994, 8
  • McDonald, Fred: profile Jan 1998, 2–3
  • MacDonald, Helen: profile Oct 1998, 2–3
  • McGraw-Hill Book Company: open day Sep 1990, 8–9
  • Macintosh (Apple) see Apple Macintosh
  • Macmillan Publishers
    • New Writing scheme Jul 2005, 16
    • relocation Mar 2012, 7
  • macros (Word) Sep 1996, 12; Dec 2000, 5; conference supplement Nov 2004, 9; conference supplement Nov 2006, 5, 7; Mar 2008, 10; Jul 2008, 10; Sep 2008, 10; conference supplement Nov 2008, 6; Jan 2010, 14; Mar 2010, 8, 14; Sep 2010, 6–7; Mar 2011, 6–7; Nov 2011, 13; Jan 2012, 4–5; May 2012, 6–7; Sep 2012, 8–9; Nov 2012, 13; Sep 2015, 8–10; Nov 2016, 12; Mar 2017, 4–6; May 2017, 16; Jul 2017, 8–9
  • magazine (SfEP) see newsletter/magazine (SfEP)
  • magazines
    • Magazine Editing (book review) Jan 1998, 16–17; Jan 2009, 13
    • editing May 2009, 3–4
    • writing for Mar 2017, 16
    • see also journals
  • Malaysain names Nov 2012, 7
  • management: Publishing for Profit: Successful bottom-line management for book publishers (book review) Jan 2001, 11
  • managing editors: role of Jun 1992, 1; Nov 1998, 14
  • Managing Projects (training course) Oct 1996, 10
  • Manchester
    • John Rylands Library Mar 2016, 12–13
    • training courses May 2012, 14
  • Manchester University Press Jan 1991, 13
  • manuscripts, historical
    • transcription Sep 2011, 4–5
  • map-making Sep 2002, 5
  • Maple Publishing (training courses) Sep 2002, 3; Jul 2004, 13
  • marketing
    • for beginners Oct 1993, 3–4; May 2004, 1–3; Jul 2014, 6–7
    • cold calling May 1993, 1–2; Jul 2012, 8
    • Developing a Marketing Strategy: Cost-effective ways to market your editorial business (book review) Nov 2008, 11
    • email Jan 1999, 4–5; conference supplement Nov 2006, 4
    • internet Jun 1998, 7; Jan 2010, 6–7; Jul 2012, 8
    • Marketing Yourself: Strategies to promote your editorial business (SfEP Guide) Jan 2014, 11
    • of SfEP Jan 2001, 4; May 2002, 15; Sep 2005, 13; Jan 2010, 3
    • strategies Dec 1992, 3–4; Dec 1998, 6–7; conference supplement Nov 2004, 7; Sep 2006, 11; conference supplement Nov 2006, 6; Jul 2012, 8–9; Sep 2012, 6–7; Nov 2012, 11; Jul 2014, 6–7
    • to local businesses Sep 2012, 11; Mar 2013, 16
    • to non-traditional publishers Jan 2004, 7
    • trade fairs May 2003, 3–4
    • videos Jul 2014, 8–9
    • see also self-promotion; social media
  • Marketplace (SfEP jobs forum) Jul 2013, 14; Sep 2013, 13
  • Marking up Manuscripts for Interfacing (training course) Apr 1992, 8–9; May 1993, 7; Oct 1995, 10; Oct 1997, 6; Dec 1999, 15
  • mark-up languages Jul 2008, 8; see also HTML; SGML; XML
  • Marnell, Geoffrey: Correct English: Reality or myth? Jul 2015, 5, 13
  • Martin, Helen Sep 2011, 12; Jul 2012, 15; Jul 2017, 1
  • Masardo, Virginia: obituary May 2008, 12
  • Mastermind (television series) Apr 1992, 9; Jun 1992, 11; Sep 2003, 2
  • maternity benefits Sep 2007, 11
  • mathematics
    • Collins Dictionary of Mathematics (book review) Mar 1991, 5
    • Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (book review) Mar 1991, 5
    • editing Sep 2007, 9; conference supplement Nov 2012, 4
    • Editing Mathematics (training course) Sep 1996, 8; Jul 1997, 7; Nov 2004, 13
    • Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics (book review) Mar 1991, 5; Jun 1994, 8–9
    • equations May 2003, 4
    • MathType (software) Jan 2007, 5
    • Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (book review) Mar 1991, 5
    • printing of Nov 1994, 3
    • symbols Jan 1990, 4; Feb 1990, 2; Apr 1990, 1–2; Jul 1990, 2–3; Jun 1991, 11–13
    • TeX (software) Nov 2000, 5; Sep 2005, 10
    • VNR Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics (book review) Mar 1991, 5–6
  • ‘may’/’might’/’can’ Jan 1990, 2–3; May 1997, 2; Nov 2002, 8; May 2006, 7; May 2016, 10
  • ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) Mar 2010, 6–7
  • Meaning of Tingo, and other extraordinary words from around the world (Jacot de Boinod) Nov 2006, 1, 4; Mar 2008, 6
  • measurement, units of
    • daltons Sep 1989, 8
    • kelvins Nov 1989, 14
    • Measurement and Conversions Sep 2002, 10
    • Units, Symbols and Abbreviations: A guide for authors and editors in medicine and related sciences (book review) Jul 2008, 11
  • media studies
    • Complete A–Z Media and Communication Studies Handbook (book review) Oct 1998, 12
    • home technologies research Apr 1992, 7
  • mediation: for debt collection May 2006, 8
  • medical editing Nov 1992, 1–4; Nov 1999, 9–10; May 2002, 8; Nov 2004, 8; May 2013, 8; Nov 2016, 17
    • accuracy in Sep 2009, 8
    • Editing Medical Texts (training course) Nov 1998, 19; Dec 1998, 10–11; Jan 2000, 13; Sep 2003, 13
    • Essential Medical Editor (professional development day) Jan 2005, 13; Jul 2005, 5–6; Sep 2005, 12
    • ethics Jan 2007, 8–9
    • finer points of Feb 1990, 8; Mar 1990, 12; Mar 1991, 8
    • Medical Editing (training course) Sep 2016, 14–15
    • professional development days Jan 2005, 13; Jul 2005, 5–6; Sep 2005, 12; Jan 2014, 7; Jul 2014, 4
  • medical English Jun 1991, 5–6; Nov 1992, 2–4; Dec 1992, 2
    • How to Write and Publish Papers in the Medical Sciences (2nd ed.: book review) Nov 1990, 8
    • Medical Writing: a prescription for clarity (book review) Aug 1992, 9–10; May 1998, 13–14
    • for nurses Jan 2002, 7–8
  • medical eponyms Jun 1990, 10–11
  • medical indexing Oct 1999, 8–9
    • Indexing the Medical Sciences (book review) May 2004, 8
  • medical insurance May 2003, 10
  • medical journals: titles of Nov 1990, 9
  • medical writing May 2013, 8
    • Medical Writing – An Introduction (workshop) conference supplement Nov 2013, 4
  • medicine
    • Ballière’s Abbreviations in Medicine May 1991, 12–13
    • Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (vols 1 & 2: book review) Jun 1998, 13
    • Dictionary of Biomedical Acronyms and Abbreviations (book review) May 1991, 12–13
    • Dictionary of Biomedicine (Lackie) Jul 2010, 11
    • Medicine and Health on the Internet (book review) Nov 2001, 9
    • Medictionary: Spell-checker for prescription and OTC medicines in the UK (software review) Jun 2000, 9–10
    • Oncological Terminology (book review) Jul 1991, 9
    • Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary (3rd ed.: book review) Jan 2003, 10
    • Why Believe Published Advice? (seminar) Oct 1997, 12
  • Medicine Special Interest Group: establishment of Mar 1995, 11; May 1995, 3
  • meetings: Organizing and Participating in Meetings (book review) Jan 2003, 10–11
  • MegaReplacer (software) Jan 2007, 5
  • membership database (SfEP) Jul 2009, 13; May 2010, 12; Jul 2010, 14; Nov 2011, 1
  • membership list (SfEP) Jun 1989, 5; Jun 1990, 5; Jul 1998, 1
  • mentoring
    • case studies Aug 1994, 5–6; Mar 1998, 9; Mar 2004, 13–14; Nov 2008, 4–6; Sep 2012, 4–5
    • conference workshop Jan 2004, 4–5
    • copy-editing Mar 1998, 9; Dec 2000, 12; Jul 2002, 6; Sep 2003, 12; Jan 2004, 13; Jul 2007, 7; Nov 2008, 4–6; May 2017, 9; Jul 2017, 14
    • proofreading Jun 1995, 10; Jun 1996, 7; Sep 1996, 4–5; Nov 1996, 12; Dec 1996, 8; Mar 1997, 2–3; Mar 1998, 8–9; May 2001, 12–13; Jul 2002, 6; Jul 2007, 7; Nov 2008, 4–6; May 2017, 9; Jul 2017, 14
    • Whitcombe Training Fund scheme Aug 1994, 8–9; Jun 1996, 7; Mar 2007, 13
  • Mermaid Court (SfEP administrative office) Oct 1996, 2; Dec 1998, 19; Apr 1999, 15
  • metaphors: dead Dec 1999, 12
  • microbusinesses Jan 1998, 10–11
    • see also small businesses
  • microfilm Jul 2011, 1
  • Microsoft Office see Office (Microsoft software)
  • Microsoft Word see Word (Microsoft software)
  • Mid-Somerset Group see Somerset Group
  • Midlands: training courses May 1997, 9; Nov 1997, 11; May 2012, 14
  • ‘might’/’may’/’can’ Jan 1990, 2–3; May 1997, 2; Nov 2002, 8; May 2006, 7; May 2016, 10
  • ‘militate’/’mitigate’ Jul 1989, 5
  • millennium Apr 1999, 14
  • millennium bug Mar 1998, 3; Jul 1999, 4–5; Oct 1999, 3
  • Miller’s Antiques Price Guide Jan 2002, 16
  • ‘Milly’ (Clarendon Press copy-editor) Jul 1992, 12–13
  • mistakes: responsibility for Nov 2006, 5–6
  • Mitchell Smith, Dorothy (obituary) Jan 2002, 14
  • ‘mitigate’/’militate’ Jul 1989, 5
  • mobile phones
    • document editing Nov 2008, 9
    • internet access Sep 2006, 6–7; Nov 2008, 9
  • Modern Languages Special Interest Group: establishment of Oct 1993, 13–14
  • modifiers: dangling Jul 2000, 8; Jan 2003, 11; Jul 2015, 7
  • moral rights Jul 2001, 3
  • motivation Dec 1992, 4–5
  • Mount Pleasant Sorting Office Jun 1990, 7
  • moving home May 2009, 1, 6
  • MS Office see Office (Microsoft software)
  • MS Word see Word (Microsoft software)
  • multi-file editing Jan 2012, 4–5
  • multimedia publishing
    • development of Nov 1998, 9; 13
    • EP, Multimedia and Communications Glossary (book review) Sep 1998, 12
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society May 2002, 4–5
  • ‘Muphry’s Law’ (proofreaders’ solecisms) Jun 1992, 7–8
  • museums
    • Museum of Bookbinding (Bath) Jan 1991, 12
    • Plantin-Moretus Museum (Antwerp) Mar 2003, 4–5
    • Printing House Museum (Cockermouth) Oct 1994, 2
  • ‘music’: as adjective Mar 1991, 3
  • music
    • Copy-editing and Proofreading Music (training course) Jan 2000, 13; Apr 2000, 12–13
    • editing manuscripts Feb 1990, 2; May 2010, 7
    • Editing Music (training course) Mar 2001, 11
    • Editing Music and Music Books (workshop) conference supplement Nov 2013, 4
    • Editing and Proofreading Music (training course) Jul 2008, 13: May 2010, 7; Nov 2011, 13
    • Learning to Read Music (Nickol) Mar 2006, 9
    • listening to while working Jul 2015, 2
    • Rough Guide to Cuban Son (CD-ROM review) Dec 2000, 9; Mar 2001, 10; Apr 2001, 12
  • Music Special Interest Group: establishment of Mar 1995, 11; Aug 1995, 8; Jun 1996, 12
  • ‘myself’: use of Jan 2009, 10; Nov 2011, 16