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How to Find a Job Proofreading Books

Proofreading involves reading texts to find and correct errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation and fact. Proofreaders must have excellent language and research skills, pay close attention to detail and work under deadline pressures. Many book publishers hire proofreaders on a part-time or freelance basis to work from home. According to payscale.com, proofreaders make between $10 […]



How to Write Critical Reviews of Journal Articles

Writing a critical review of an article published in a scholarly journal is a common assignment for students enrolled in a higher education course. While many students equate the word “critical” with “negative,” this is not necessarily the case; it simply means the review should be objective and examine both the negative and positive aspects […]



How to Read a 275-Gallon Heating Oil Tank Gauge

One of the most common sizes of home heating oil tanks is 275 gallons. These are typically the oval tanks with two flat ends, standing on four short steel legs. Knowing how much oil is in the tank assures you have a steady source of heat during the cold winter months. A mechanical float-style gauge […]



How to Read a Reverse Mortgage Statement

Reverse mortgages, available to homeowners 62 and older who have equity in their home, allow homeowners to get cash from that equity without selling their home — and without making monthly payments as long as the homeowners are still using the home as their principal residence. It works similarly to taking out a line of […]



How to Read Boat Hull Identification Numbers

Since November 1, 1972, all boats must have a 12-character hull identification number (HIN). These numbers are required by federal law and help the manufacturer identify the owners of their boats in case of recall or a defect notification. A change was made August 1, 1984, mostly regarding placement of the number. Due to the […]



How to Read a Soil Texture Triangle Chart

Soil texture, which refers to the relative proportion of mineral particles of various sizes in soil, is among the most important soil characteristics. Texture influences water-holding capacity, drainage, aeration, organic matter content and other properties. A common soil science and agricultural tool, the soil texture triangle uses the percentages of sand, silt and clay in […]



How to Read Screw Sizes

Screw sizes are written in an alphanumeric code that can be difficult to decipher if you’re not familiar with the system. Sequences like "4-30 x .10," "1/8-10 x 4/6" and "M5-.4 x 15" may seem meaningless, but they say a lot, and you need the right screw to do the job. Purchasing or using the […]



How to Read Email Using VBA

Knowing how to read email through a Microsoft Access application using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) can help you make applications more user-friendly. Microsoft Access is a relational database management system often used for small, local databases. Outlook is an email management system included in the Microsoft Office suite. VBA is a computer programming language. […]



What Can Affect a Pulse Oximeter Reading?

[IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/cme_public_images/www_ehow_com/i.ehow.com/images/a04/ua/b3/can-affect-pulse-oximeter-reading_-800×800.jpg [/IMG] www.daviddarling.info/images/pulse_oximeter.jpg The Device The pulse oximeter measures the oxygen saturation in the patient’s blood instead of directly through a blood sample and differences of blood volume in the skin. The process creates a photoplethysmograph (PPG) that gives a volumetric measurement of an organ optically. A medical monitor shows the patient’s oxygenation and/or […]



How to Read iBooks on Multiple Devices

One of the big advantages of iBooks is that you are not limited to one device. With the iBook Reader installed on your iPhone or iPad, you can download your iBooks to multiple devices and sync them between each. This will keep you from losing your place as you switch between your iPad and iPod. […]



How to Fix a PS3 That Is Not Reading Game Disks

Turning on your Sony PS3 just to find out that it no longer reads discs can be one of the most frustrating experiences for a gamer. If your system is still under warranty, you can easily send it back to Sony for free repair under most circumstances. If the system is not under warranty, however, […]



How to Read a Teleprompter

Standing in front of an inanimate object and reading a script sounds simple. Add to that creating a connection with a group of people you cannot see to the mix, and suddenly it becomes quite difficult. While television personalities often make it look easy, they spend endless hours practicing to perfect the art. Look Ahead […]



How to Read a Digital Multimeter Ohm Scale

A digital multimeter can be used to measure voltage, amperage and resistance. Resistance values are measured in ohms, thousands-of-ohms, and millions-of-ohms. The reading on a multimeter display will depend upon which measurement type is selected on the multimeter’s selection dial. Using a few simple steps will give you an understandable reading on the meter’s digital […]



What Is a Normal Reading for the Oil Gauge?

The normal oil pressure in an internal combustion engine varies from one brand to another and one model to another. What’s normal for a Chevrolet engine may be different for a Toyota engine and the normal pressure for a 4.3L Chevrolet may be different than on a 5.7L Chevrolet motor. Still, oil pressure is an […]



How to Read Volume on a Stock Chart

Stock market traders who use short-term strategies like day trading or buying and selling stock options rely heavily on the information contained in stock charts. To the novice, these charts can be intimidating, packed as they are with graphs, abbreviations and numbers from top to bottom. Actually, a stock chart isn’t very complicated—it just looks […]



How to Become an Audiobook Reader

Have you always been curious about how to break into the competitive industry of audiobook reading? One must have more than just a “nice voice” to make an impact and get noticed. Here are several steps that may prove helpful in your efforts to become a reader of audiobooks. Audiobook Reading is Competitive – How […]



How to Read the Chakra Tarot Spread

Before giving a good tarot card reading, you need to handle the cards by shuffling them a lot. Meditate while you shuffle. Think about the 7 main chakras and try to overcome your own prejudices so that you can deliver a mindful reading. Draw 7 cards, meditating on each as you turn it over. As […]



How to Read Piano Music

The most complex part of learning the piano is reading the notes and then playing the note that you read. Here are tips to help you. Reading music is crucial to playing and their is no shortcut. You can use flashcards and memorize the notes, but not know where the notes are on the piano. […]