13. Revising and Editing

  1. Richard J. Gladon1,
  2. William R. Graves2 and
  3. J. Michael Kelly3

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118041673.ch13

Getting Published in the Life Sciences

Getting Published in the Life Sciences

How to Cite

Gladon, R. J., Graves, W. R. and Kelly, J. M. (2011) Revising and Editing, in Getting Published in the Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118041673.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Iowa State University

  2. 2

    Iowa State University

  3. 3

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118017166

Online ISBN: 9781118041673



  • editing;
  • key words;
  • principles of editing;
  • revising;
  • increasing clarity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions

  • Need for and Principles of Editing

  • Principles Associated with revising

  • Principles Associated with Reviewing

  • Characteristics and Questions to Address in Revising, Reviewing, and Editing

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  • Introduction