Career Encyclopedia

career-information-center

Summary:

Victory completed a major revision for the 10th edition. Victory editors and freelancer writers researched new careers and career clusters using government databases. Victory's revisions included:

  • Researching, writing, editing, and copyediting 336 new career profiles. Only some of these were new (emerging) careers, but all manuscript was new to give the revised edition a fresh look
  • Pouring content into SGML templates. Editors made revisions in the SGML files, and Production validated the files
  • Researching, writing, editing, and copyediting 16 Career Cluster Overviews. One of these was for Business Management Administration; another was for Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
  • Conducting 34 new interviews with people in selected professions, which were used to write and edit sidebar features

See this overview of the encyclopedia.

 

Facts:

  • Developed Microsoft Word forms to export efficiently to SGML templates
  • Wrote and edited manuscript for 336 careers
  • Developed 16 Career Cluster Overviews; each was approximately 7,500 words

Tools:

  • Microsoft Office
  • SGML/XML editing software
  • SGML/XML validation software