Publishing Consulting

Publishing consultant with 18 years’ experience at Canada’s two largest scientific publishers

Specializing in

  • Authoring, editorial and production
  • Workflows and software
  • Single-source XML-based
  • Multi-channel output (print/PDF, Web, mobile, data feeds)

In ProServices under Business Consultant, Project Leader, and Organizational Development Consultant

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, Carleton University, 1983

Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Carleton University, 1996

Consulting 2010–present

  • Content management software specification and selection (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Editorial/production software specification and selection (Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Pharmacists Association, Conference Board of Canada)
  • Editorial process analysis (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Content and design of updated Web site for government/tech sector program (Global Affairs Canada)
  • Business review of a journal (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Governance and policies for a journal (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Publishing options for textbook (Canadian Foundation for Pharmacy)
  • Research on opportunities for online publications based on big data (Canadian Pharmacists Association)
  • Reference style and practice (Canadian Medical Protective Association)

Manager of editorial and print/Web production 20002010

  • Production manager for print and SGML-based Web publishing (Canadian Medical Association publications)
  • Project manager of Web site migration (Canadian Medical Association Journal to HighWire Press)
  • Manager of editorial and production during migration to XML-based system (NRC Research Press)
  • Peer review and associated online systems (Canadian Medical Association, NRC Research Press)
  • Printing, software, and services contracting (Canadian Medical Association, NRC Research Press)