The following links and websites may be of interest:
Online resource for Springer Journals
An excellent new free resource for editors, translators, writing instructors, authors -- courtesy of Springer.
Intelligent Editing specialise in software for editors, proofreaders and other professionals. Their online consistency checker is free to use and quickly locates consistency errors in documents:
European Association of Medical Writers (EMWA) http://www.emwa.org
This organization holds annual meetings twice per year with an education programme in medical writing.
The site has a list of freelance medical writers worldwide.
International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) http://www.ismte.org
This organisation holds annual meetings twice per year in America and the UK.
San Francisco Edit
The editors at San Francisco Edit are M.D. and Ph.D. scientists with considerable experience in writing and editing theses, grant proposals, and manuscripts submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Our editors are native English speakers and will edit and polish your manuscript as needed so it presents your research in the best possible manner. This includes correcting the English grammar, style, vocabulary, and flow, and ensuring that it meets the guidelines of the targeted journal. We also make comments and suggestions regarding aspects of the manuscript that need improvement.
S.M. Health Communications
S.M. Health Communications has 30 years of experience editing, copyediting, and proofreading clinical reviews, original medical research articles, health economic evaluations, and health policy manuscripts, S.M. Health Communications combines comprehensive editorial services, broad health care knowledge, and helpful insight to optimize our clients' chance of acceptance through the peer review process.
Contact details: Stanton R. Mehr
Phone: + 001-(845) 641-7011
Physical Evidence specialises in translation and medical writing of papers from Spanish to English
Lingoleaf Language Services
Our aim is to provide a professional language translation and proofreading service, tailored to suit your specific language requirements. As well as offering a range of English language services, we specialise in translating, proofreading and copy-editing the following foreign languages: Danish, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
For all enquiries relating to French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish language assignments, please contact:
Based in London, UK
Tel: +44 (0)7796 681 508+44 (0)7796 681 508
Fax: +44 (0)20 7603 5769
For enquiries relating to Danish, Finnish, German, Norwegian and Swedish language assignments, please contact:
Based in Glasgow, UK
Tel: +44 (0)7775 693 747+44 (0)7775 693 747
Fax: +44 (0)20 7603 5769
Tel 01560 486 65201560 486 652
Mob 07966 478 49107966 478 491
Guidelines/Information re Biomedical Journals:
The International committee of medical journal editors: http://www.icmje.org
Council of Science Editors: http://www.councilscienceeditors.org
European Association of Science Editors: http://www.ease.org.uk
http://www.quietsleep.com : A site for patients and dentists interested in oral appliances therapy for snoring and sleep apnea
http://eyecancer.com: A site for patients battling with eye cancer
http://www.moving24.de : If you are relocating anywhere in the world this site may be useful.
http://www.theglasgowguitarstudio.co.uk A site which has developed "Wendys Strings" for children/adults with additional needs who are unable to see clearly but who wish to learn and play the guitar
http://www.biochannelpartners.com A company which sources and locates capacity and distributive channels and manufacturing facilities for clients in the life sciences and has excellent connections internationally
Interesting links by the board members
What is light? By Barry R. Masters click here
Reading list suggested click here