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“Behind the Tweed Curtain”: The Interview (the current incarnation of the longstanding industry newsletter Copyediting) invited me to introduce the world of scholarly and dissertation editing. Of course, I agreed. Today, the interview was posted, and the phrase “behind the tweed curtain” was born! (Copyediting’s … Continue reading

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Ask TWEED: Is Citing Online Journal Databases Necessary?

Dear TWEED Editing: I have a question for you, Mistress Tweed. My students informed me recently that MLA requires that bibliographic citations obtained through a database require that the database be included in the citation. So their citations end up … Continue reading

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Ask TWEED: How Do I Cite DVD Bonus Features?

Dear TWEED Editing: My roommate is doing a paper on a film and wants to quote the director from the director’s commentary. Do you have a website recommendation that would explain how one could properly format that in their ‘Works … Continue reading

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