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Job Description:

  • 1) Replaces slugs in set type to correct errors indicated on proofsheet preparatory to printing of final copy: Arranges galleys of linotype slugs in sequence on correction table.

  • 2) Compares corrected type slugs against proof to detect errors.

  • 3) Compares guide symbols on proof with galley symbol, and reads portion of proof and galley text to locate positions for insertion of corrected slugs.

  • 4) Removes incorrect portion and manually inserts corrections.

  • 5) Cuts slugs to size to achieve specified fit, using electric saw.

  • 6) Keeps tabular material in specified sequence when correcting type line errors or adding new lines.

  • 7) Stores proofs in designated drawers and in sequence for specified period and disposes of obsolete proofs.

  • 8) Removes unwanted portions of lines from previously published editions, inserts new or corrected lines, and rearranges balance of slugs for next edition.




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DOT:   973.381-030

Job Number: 7996