Carolyn Jones

Advanced Professional Member
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Telephone 01256 421592
Mobile 07867 797 273


Copy-editing; proofreading (on pdf and on paper); anglicizing (US to UK English style); rewriting for various readerships, adult or child, popular or scholarly; consultancy and editorial project management.


Books, educational materials, illustrated books, multi-author books, online materials

Specialised software

InDesign (CS6), Adobe Acrobat Pro

Qualifications and awards

BA Hons English (1978); Certificate in Natural Science (2014)


Freelance since 2009; senior commissioning editor, British Museum Press, 1991–2009; commissioning editor, Mary Glasgow Publications, 1989–91; editor, Macdonald Educational, 1987–89

Recent training

Digital proofreading (Publishing Training Centre) 2015, Indexing for editors and proofreaders (Society of Indexers) 2013, On-screen editing 2 (SfEP) 2012, Rewriting and substantive editing (PTC) 2011, Introduction to web editorial skills (SfEP) 2011

Recent clients

Thames & Hudson, The British Museum, British Library Publications, The School of Life, Bodleian, Laurence King Publications, UCL Press, RM Education Ltd, German Historical Institute Paris, and individual academic authors.


General non-fiction (special interest in archaeology, Egyptology, history, art, mythology) and educational books and resources