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Writers, editors, and computers

by Constance U. Greaser

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This paper, prepared for the Second Annual Meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, provides a brief overview of the way some authors and editors are using RAND's on-line text editors to assist them in the publishing process. Two simplified views of RAND's computer systems are presented--one from the viewpoint of the writer/editor and the other from the perspective of the Publications Department.

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