Jennifer Townshend

Jennifer Townshend - Editor

Banbury, Oxfordshire

Proofreader and copy editor previously at Oxford University Press. Purveyor of Oxford style. Non-fiction for academic or general audience.

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Overview

I have ten years experience of working with Oxford style at both Oxford University Press and Oxford University. I have a background in History but can work with all non-fiction genres. I have experience in editing academic text for a more general audience and editing for a digital audience.
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Computers & Internet
Economics
Education & Reference
Fiction
Classics
Historical Fiction
Humanities & Social Sciences
History
Law

Certifications

  • BA in History
  • MA in Religious and Social History

Work experience

Digital Content Editor

Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University
March, 2014 – Present (over 5 years)

Daily management of content of 4 high profile Bodleian Libraries websites, staff intranet, and 25 interactive screens whilst providing support and expertise to a large group of web editors. Developing creative content (sourcing, writing new, or editing existing content) for both academic and general audiences and managing content schedules for regularly refreshed digital content which aligns with Oxford style and the Bodleian brand.

Digital Editorial Assistant

Oxford University Press
January, 2013 – March, 2014 (about 1 year)

Management of content for Oxford Reports on International Law website ( including scheduling and tracking large quantities of content, managing freelancers, copy-editing content in line with Oxford style guide and taxonomy to prepare for digital publication including the language, citation mark up, and metadata tagging.

Editorial Assistant

Oxford University Press
September, 2009 – January, 2013 (over 3 years)

Editorial support to Commissioning Editors for History, Literature, and Economics lists in the Academic & Trade department. Experience ranged from working on large edited volumes within Oxford Handbooks series (and Oxford Handbooks Online) to academic monographs.

Portfolio (7 selected works)

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine (Oxford Handbooks)

Mark Jackson

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine celebrates the richness and variety of medical history around the world. In recent decades, the history of medicine has emerged as a rich and mature sub-discipline within history, but the strength of the field has not precluded vigorous debates about methods, themes, and sources. Bringing together over thirty international scholars, this handbook ... read more

The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine celebrates the richness and variety of medical history around the world. In recent decades, the history of medicine has emerged as a rich and mature sub-discipline within history, but the strength of the field has not precluded vigorous debates about methods, themes, and sources. Bringing together over thirty international scholars, this handbook ... read more

The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon (Oxford Handbooks)

Peter McCullough, Hugh Adlington, Emma Rhatigan

Scholarly interest in the early modern sermon has flourished in recent years, driven by belated recognition of the crucial importance of preaching to religious, cultural, and political life in early modern Britain. The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon is the first book to survey this rich new field for both students and specialists. It is divided into sections devoted to sermon compo... read more

Scholarly interest in the early modern sermon has flourished in recent years, driven by belated recognition of the crucial importance of preaching to religious, cultural, and political life in early modern Britain. The Oxford Handbook of the Early Modern Sermon is the first book to survey this rich new field for both students and specialists. It is divided into sections devoted to sermon compo... read more

The Oxford Handbook of John Donne (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford Handbook of John Donne presents scholars with the history of Donne studies and provides tools to orient scholarship in this field in the twenty-first century and beyond. Though profoundly historical in its orientation, the Handbook is not a summary of existing knowledge but a resource that reveals patterns of literary and historical attention and the new directions that these patter... read more

The Oxford Handbook of John Donne presents scholars with the history of Donne studies and provides tools to orient scholarship in this field in the twenty-first century and beyond. Though profoundly historical in its orientation, the Handbook is not a summary of existing knowledge but a resource that reveals patterns of literary and historical attention and the new directions that these patter... read more

William Wordsworth: 21st-Century Oxford Authors

Stephen Gill

The Wordsworth volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series is the most comprehensive selection currently available of the poetry and prose of one of the finest poets in the English language. The familiar poems from Wordsworth's 'Great Decade' are all included, but they are complemented by a more than usually generous selection of the best poems from his later years. The extracts from the ... read more

The Wordsworth volume in the 21st-Century Oxford Authors series is the most comprehensive selection currently available of the poetry and prose of one of the finest poets in the English language. The familiar poems from Wordsworth's 'Great Decade' are all included, but they are complemented by a more than usually generous selection of the best poems from his later years. The extracts from the ... read more

The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition: The Complete Works

William Shakespeare

The Complete Works: Modern Critical Edition is part of the landmark New Oxford Shakespeare--an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited afresh from all the surviving original versions of his work, and drawing on the latest literary, textual, and theatrical scholarship. In one attractive volume, the Modern Critical Edition gives today's students and playgoers the very be... read more

The Complete Works: Modern Critical Edition is part of the landmark New Oxford Shakespeare--an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited afresh from all the surviving original versions of his work, and drawing on the latest literary, textual, and theatrical scholarship. In one attractive volume, the Modern Critical Edition gives today's students and playgoers the very be... read more

The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management (Oxford Handbooks)

Ozalp Ozer, Robert Phillips

The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of pricing across industries, environments, and methodologies. The Handbook illustrates the wide variety of pricing approaches that are used in different industries. It also covers the diverse range of methodologies that are needed to support pricing decisions across these different industries. It inc... read more

The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of pricing across industries, environments, and methodologies. The Handbook illustrates the wide variety of pricing approaches that are used in different industries. It also covers the diverse range of methodologies that are needed to support pricing decisions across these different industries. It inc... read more

The Wealth of a Nation: A History of Trade Politics in America

C. Donald Johnson

The United States is entering a period of profound uncertainty in the world political economy--an uncertainty which is threatening the liberal economic order that its own statesmen created at the end of the Second World War. The storm surrounding this threat has been ignited by an issue that has divided Americans since the nation's founding: international trade. Is America better off under a l... read more

The United States is entering a period of profound uncertainty in the world political economy--an uncertainty which is threatening the liberal economic order that its own statesmen created at the end of the Second World War. The storm surrounding this threat has been ignited by an issue that has divided Americans since the nation's founding: international trade. Is America better off under a l... read more

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