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Scribal Traditions

provides publication assistance to scientists, with special attention to archaeology and related fields.

Scribal Traditions is a publishing assistance firm. Our services include

Linda Forman and K. Kris Hirst started Scribal Traditions in 1994. They continue as partners and co-owners, joined by Ed Nellis and Kristin Evenson Hirst when their expertise is needed.

Resources and tools for the scientific writer

As a service to the scientific community (and to all those hopeful writers and researchers out there) we provide links to resources and tools for scientific writers and editors, including:

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About.comKris Hirst is the Guide for Archaeology at, one of the network of comprehensive Web sites for more than 500 topics, run by expert Guides from across the Net and around the world.


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The Scribal Traditions website was developed and is maintained by Kristin Evenson Hirst of Hirst Logics.