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Niamh O'Carroll

Niamh O'Carroll - Editor

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Professional editor, proofreader and project manager, specialising in educational publishing.

Overview

A highly skilled editor, proofreader and project manager, I have worked in publishing for over twelve years. I began my career as in-house staff before starting my freelance business in 2010. My main expertise lies in educational publishing – particularly in the fields of primary education and ELT for UK and global markets. However, I have experience across a broad range of sectors, including work on fiction, magazines and academic titles.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference

Work experience

Owner

O'Carroll Editorial

April, 2010 – Present (over 6 years)

Offering a flexible range of editorial services from project management through to proofreading, I can help publishers, business practitioners, individual authors and students. I offer editing services at a level to suit your purpose, including development editing, copy-editing and proofreading. When you get in touch initially, we can decide on the level of work you need.

I also provide a comprehensive editorial project-management service and can take material from concept to finished product, or handle whatever subsidiary stages of your project require support.

Clients include Balberry Publishing, Berghahn Books Ltd, Cambridge University Press (Spain), HarperCollins (Collins Education), Macmillan Education, Pearson Education Ltd, Penguin Books Ltd, Scholastic Ltd, Standards & Testing Agency (Dept for Education), Summersault Communications

Development Editor

Scholastic Ltd

November, 2006 – June, 2009 (over 2 years)

I developed and edited primary teachers’ resource series, including books, CDs and online material, overseeing projects from concept through to pre-press handover. This involved coordinating authors, CD developers, freelance editors, in-house designers, outsourced design agencies and CD-testing houses. I structurally edited manuscripts, also copy-editing as required.

Assistant Editor

Scholastic Ltd

October, 2005 – November, 2006 (about 1 year)

Copy-editing and proofreading primary teachers' resource series.

Production/Pre-press Assistant

Scholastic Ltd

June, 2003 – October, 2005 (over 2 years)

Pre-press of magazines, books and book-club catalogues.

Holes (Read & Respond)

Jillian Powell

Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Holes. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. Digging a hole in the desert... read more

Read & Respond has been fully updated with new content. Itprovi teachers with a wealth of resources to teach Holes. Notes and activities reflect the changes in the new Curriculum and include shared texts, guided reading notes, reading activities, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and assessment guidance. The CD-ROM contains interactive activities. Digging a hole in the desert... read more

Out and About Level 2 Teacher's Resource Disc

Sarah Ackroyd, Howard Appleby, Mick Green, Laura Peco, Lucy Torres, Jonathan White, Michael Wise

Screening Nature: Cinema Beyond the Human. Edited by Anat Pick and Guinevere Narraway (Berghahn on Film)

Anat Pick

Environmentalism and ecology are areas of rapid growth in academia and society at large. Screening Nature is the first comprehensive work that groups together the wide range of concerns in the field of cinema and the environment, and what could be termed "posthuman cinema." It comprises key readings that highlight the centrality of nature and nonhuman animals to the cinematic medium, and to th... read more

Environmentalism and ecology are areas of rapid growth in academia and society at large. Screening Nature is the first comprehensive work that groups together the wide range of concerns in the field of cinema and the environment, and what could be termed "posthuman cinema." It comprises key readings that highlight the centrality of nature and nonhuman animals to the cinematic medium, and to th... read more

Year 6 (100 Maths Framework Lessons)

John Davis, Sonia Tibbatts, Julie Dyer

Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include "From the library of" labels.Some of our books may have slightly worn corners, and minor creases to the covers. Please note the cover may... read more

Good: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include "From the library of" labels.Some of our books may have slightly worn corners, and minor creases to the covers. Please note the cover may... read more

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