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Editorial Editorial 1 Editorial Stan Dicks North Carolina State University For over five years, T. R. Girill has masterfully handled the job as Editorin-Chief of this journal. His act will definitely be a hard one to follow. The journal has consistently grown bigger and more interesting during his tenure. He has worked hard to ensure that a good mix of new articles, reprinted classical articles, and book reviews challenged us in each year ™s issues. He has worked with Assistant Editors to help recruit commentators for the lead article in each issue. He has served as a liaison with the STC, by providing abstracts for inclusion in their journal, Technical Communication. And he has performed all of the œbehind-the-scenes  jobs associated with publishing four issues of a journal each year. T. R. is an artist of the editorial œnag,  encouraging Assistant Editors and authors to submit manuscripts by the deadlines with a compelling mixture of encouragement and insistence, which somehow always appealed to one ™s senses of responsibility, honor, and guilt. I hope that I can do as much as he has done to continue improving the journal and to maintain good relations with authors, editors, members, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ACM Journal of Computer Documentation (JCD) Association for Computing Machinery

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Publisher
Association for Computing Machinery
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by ACM Inc.
ISSN
1527-6805
DOI
10.1145/383948.383949
Publisher site
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Abstract

Editorial 1 Editorial Stan Dicks North Carolina State University For over five years, T. R. Girill has masterfully handled the job as Editorin-Chief of this journal. His act will definitely be a hard one to follow. The journal has consistently grown bigger and more interesting during his tenure. He has worked hard to ensure that a good mix of new articles, reprinted classical articles, and book reviews challenged us in each year ™s issues. He has worked with Assistant Editors to help recruit commentators for the lead article in each issue. He has served as a liaison with the STC, by providing abstracts for inclusion in their journal, Technical Communication. And he has performed all of the œbehind-the-scenes  jobs associated with publishing four issues of a journal each year. T. R. is an artist of the editorial œnag,  encouraging Assistant Editors and authors to submit manuscripts by the deadlines with a compelling mixture of encouragement and insistence, which somehow always appealed to one ™s senses of responsibility, honor, and guilt. I hope that I can do as much as he has done to continue improving the journal and to maintain good relations with authors, editors, members,

Journal

ACM Journal of Computer Documentation (JCD)Association for Computing Machinery

Published: Feb 1, 2001

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