Appendix A. Quality checklist

After you edit or review technical information, you can use this quality checklist to summarize your ratings for each quality characteristic. If you used the checklist at the end of each chapter to keep track of your findings, you can pull together your ratings here. You can then get an overall picture of the strengths and weaknesses of the information and make a plan for working on the weaknesses.

Rating scale:

1 Very dissatisfied: Among the worst.

2 Dissatisfied: Clearly subpar.

3 Neither satisfied or dissatisfied: OK—par for the course; overall, neither praiseworthy nor blameworthy.

4 Satisfied: Solid, professional work.

5 Very satisfied: Among the best; could be used as a model.

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