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Gerard Delaney

Gerard Delaney - Editor

London, UK

Overview

I’m an experienced freelance writer, editor and Internet research specialist with more than 20 years working for leading international publishers, including Pearson Education, Routledge and Cambridge University Press. After earlier pursuing 14 years in academic research in the UK and Ireland I spent a couple of years as a writer myself, including publishing several short stories and articles and contributing to a Dictionary of Theories.

Services
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Computers & Internet Economics Education & Reference Engineering Health & wellbeing History Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Nature Politics & Current Affairs Publishing Religion & Spirituality Sports & outdoor recreation Technology

Certifications

  • Intermediate Member, Society for Editors and Proofreaders

Awards

  • Shortlisted for the 1992 Ian St James Awards for Short Story Writing

Work experience

Copy-editor

The Charlesworth Group

February, 2015 – Present (almost 2 years)

English language polishing for academic authors whose first language is not English

Freelance Writer, Editor, Proofreader and Internet Research Specialist

Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group)

February, 2001 – January, 2015 (almost 14 years)

I'm a regular freelance contributor at Routledge (part of Taylor & Francis Group, itself now part of the Informa Group) working on the International Who’s Who biographical reference volume, including new entry creation, content editing and proofreading, as well as on its companion publications, the International Who’s Who of Women, Who’s Who in International Affairs, International Who’s Who in Classical Music, International Who’s Who in Popular Music and contributions to the Europa World Year Book, Western Europe, The Far East and Australasia and the South Asia Regional Surveys.

Freelance Editor and Proofreader

Pearson Education

October, 1996 – January, 2015 (over 18 years)

I've worked with Addison Wesley Longman (now part of Pearson Education Ltd) English Language Teaching (ELT) Division on several interactive CD-ROMs and numerous specialist titles for Longman Dictionaries.

Recent titles I've worked on for Pearson Education (Higher and Professional Education) include:

Wood, Business Accounting, Vol. 2 2012
Wyatt, Budgeting Forecasting 2012
Mishkin, Economics of Money, Banking and Finance, 1st edn 2013
Sloman, Essentials of Economics, 6th edn 2013
Croft: Mathematics for Engineers (MyLab series) 2013
Williams, Brilliant Passing Numerical Reasoning Tests 2014
James et al., Modern Engineering Mathematics, 5th edn 2015

Portfolio (10 selected works)

The International Who's Who 2015

When you need to source accurate information on the past history, achievements and current activities of leading world figures, from heads of state to sporting greats, Europa's The International Who's Who 2015 provides the answer. Published annually since 1935 The International Who's Who is your source for hard-to-find biographical details on over 25,000 of the world's most prominent and influ... read more

When you need to source accurate information on the past history, achievements and current activities of leading world figures, from heads of state to sporting greats, Europa's The International Who's Who 2015 provides the answer. Published annually since 1935 The International Who's Who is your source for hard-to-find biographical details on over 25,000 of the world's most prominent and influ... read more

The International Who's Who in Classical/Popular Music Set 2015: International Who's Who in Classical Music 2015

The International Who’s Who in Classical Music 2015 is a vast source of biographical and contact information for singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors, managers and more. Each entrant has been given the opportunity to update his or her information for the new improved 2015 edition. Each biographical entry comprises personal information, principal career details, repertoire, recordin... read more

The International Who’s Who in Classical Music 2015 is a vast source of biographical and contact information for singers, instrumentalists, composers, conductors, managers and more. Each entrant has been given the opportunity to update his or her information for the new improved 2015 edition. Each biographical entry comprises personal information, principal career details, repertoire, recordin... read more

The Europa Regional Surveys of the World 2015: Central and South-Eastern Europe 2015

A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and socio-political developments. New for 2015: - discussion and expert analysis of elections throughout the region - details of developments in relations with the EU for current and prospective members, and within the eurozone - fully revised essay content, including new essays on the pos... read more

A comprehensive survey of the countries and territories of this region, incorporating the latest economic and socio-political developments. New for 2015: - discussion and expert analysis of elections throughout the region - details of developments in relations with the EU for current and prospective members, and within the eurozone - fully revised essay content, including new essays on the pos... read more

Brilliant Passing Numerical Reasoning Tests: Everything You Need to Know to Understand How to Practise for and Pass Numerical Reasoning Tests (Brilliant Business)

Rob Williams

All the practise and experience you need to become familiar with all the common tests, feel comfortable with a range of difficulty levels and sail through the test on the day.

All the practise and experience you need to become familiar with all the common tests, feel comfortable with a range of difficulty levels and sail through the test on the day.

Essentials of Economics

John Sloman, Dean Garrett

Were you looking for the book with access to MyEconLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyEconLab. Buy Essentials of Economics 6th edition with MyEconLab access card, (ISBN 9780273783930) if you need access to the MyEconLab as well, and save money on this brilliant resource. Essentials of Economics, is the market leading concise text in introductory economics. ... read more

Were you looking for the book with access to MyEconLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyEconLab. Buy Essentials of Economics 6th edition with MyEconLab access card, (ISBN 9780273783930) if you need access to the MyEconLab as well, and save money on this brilliant resource. Essentials of Economics, is the market leading concise text in introductory economics. ... read more

Warm Climates in Earth History

The study of greenhouse climates in the earth's past leads to a greater understanding of the factors that influence today's climate. In this fully integrated volume, leading experts in paleoclimatology present cutting edge paleontological, geological, and theoretical research to assess intervals of global warmth. Coverage examines warm climate intervals during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenoz... read more

The study of greenhouse climates in the earth's past leads to a greater understanding of the factors that influence today's climate. In this fully integrated volume, leading experts in paleoclimatology present cutting edge paleontological, geological, and theoretical research to assess intervals of global warmth. Coverage examines warm climate intervals during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenoz... read more

The Hutchinson Chronology of Science

This chronology of science is divided into chapters by time period and within each chapter by scientific area, giving a complete overview of the progress of science, and allowing easy cross-reference between the various disciplines. It should be a useful source for the general reader with an interest in science as well as school and college students. Over 2500 events in the history of science ... read more

This chronology of science is divided into chapters by time period and within each chapter by scientific area, giving a complete overview of the progress of science, and allowing easy cross-reference between the various disciplines. It should be a useful source for the general reader with an interest in science as well as school and college students. Over 2500 events in the history of science ... read more

Supporting Drama And Imaginative Play In The Early Years (Rethinking Ageing Series)

Lesley Hendy

Written for the wide range of practitioners working with young children, this book gives guidance on both the theory and the practical management of drama in the Early Years. The relationship between 'pretend play' and the cognitive and affective development of young children is emphasised, having much to inform us about the children in our care. Major themes are children's need to experience ... read more

Written for the wide range of practitioners working with young children, this book gives guidance on both the theory and the practical management of drama in the Early Years. The relationship between 'pretend play' and the cognitive and affective development of young children is emphasised, having much to inform us about the children in our care. Major themes are children's need to experience ... read more

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