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Scribbr’s professional editors go through a rigorous selection and training process called the Scribbr Academy . Only 5% of applicants are good enough to become qualified editors.
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Every Scribbr order includes both proofreading and editing. Your editor will make direct changes using Word’s Track Changes feature and provide feedback in comments to help you become a better academic writer. See an editing example .
Your editor will directly correct errors related to:
- Spelling (e.g., typos and hyphenation)
- Grammar and syntax (e.g., sentence structure and prepositions)
They’ll make sure your work meets academic writing standards:
- Style and tone (e.g., avoiding subjective language and overuse of passive voice)
- Academic writing conventions (e.g., abbreviations and equations)
- Consistency (e.g., dialect and style choices)
Feedback & suggestions
They’ll leave thoughtful comments and queries to:
- Indicate unclear text
- Suggest improvements
- Offer general advice
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Your editor will make sure that your document is well organized and contains all the essential elements.
You’ll receive in-text feedback about:
- Whether or not each individual chapter supports your document’s main goal
- The organization and focus of individual chapters and sections
- Repetitive and redundant information
- The content and weight of titles and headings
- The numeration of figures and tables
- Paragraph structure
You’ll also receive a personalized Structure Check Report meant to help you identify missing elements in each chapter or section and prioritize improvements.
The Structure Check starts at $0.0075 per word and can only be purchased in combination with Proofreading & Editing.
Your editor will help you tell a clear and logical story with feedback on your presentation of concepts and the logic behind your argumentation.
Through in-text comments and the Clarity Check checklists , your editor will:
- Make sure your text tells a clear and logical story
- Check that you’ve clearly presented concepts and ideas
- Comment on the logic behind your argumentation
- Highlight contradictions within the text
The Clarity Check starts at $0.0075 per word and can only be purchased in combination with Proofreading & Editing.
Our formatting experts can customize the format of your document or format your document according to APA guidelines.
Your formatting expert can:
- Generate an automatic table of contents
- Generate lists of tables and figures
- Ensure consistent paragraph formatting
- Insert page numbering
Customized formatting starts at $1.95 per page and can be purchased separately or in combination with Proofreading & Editing.
APA Style formatting
Your APA formatting expert will make sure all elements in your paper are formatted according to the 7th edition APA Style guidelines.
- Make margins, line spacing, font, and indentation consistent
- Set your running head and page numbers
- Check your headings for consistency
- Format your title page
- Format your abstract and keywords
- Format your footnotes
- Make sure your tables are formatted consistently
APA formatting costs $1.95 per page and can be purchased separately or in combination with Proofreading & Editing.
A dedicated citation expert will ensure your in-text citations and reference list meet your style guide’s requirements. This service includes:
- Applying the correct page formatting (e.g., margins and indentation)
- Ensuring that your in-text citations and references meet your style guide’s requirements
- Providing feedback on incomplete in-text citations and reference entries
- Cross-checking your in-text citations against your reference list to highlight inconsistencies and missing sources
Our experts are familiar with all common citation styles , including APA , MLA , and Chicago .
Citation editing costs $2.75 per source and can be purchased separately or in combination with Proofreading & Editing.
Clarity check, citation editing, customers rate our proofreading service excellent, high-quality and efficient proofreading and editing service with scribbr.
I am extremely impressed with the high-quality and efficient proofreading and editing service provided by Scribbr. I want to express my sincere gratitude to my editor, Marissa, for her exceptional work and conscientious attitude. Her revisions and suggestions were insightful and easy to understand, and it felt like I was attending a lively English lesson. I learned a lot from her feedback. Thank you, Marissa, and the entire Scribbr team for your outstanding service!
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Scribbr has a great user interface that allows tailoring my order to my needs. The service was of great quality, the editor enhanced my paper substantially and I have learnt a lot from the process and the comments.
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Scribbr specializes in editing study-related documents . We proofread:
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The fastest turnaround time is 24 hours.
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Our customer support team is here to find the solution that helps you the most, whether that’s a free new edit or a refund for the service.
Yes, if your document is longer than 30,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.
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You will receive the sample edit within 24 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.
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Yes, in the order process you can indicate your preference for American, British, or Australian English .
If you don’t choose one, your editor will follow the style of English you currently use. If your editor has any questions about this, we will contact you.
Yes, regardless of the deadline you choose, our editors can proofread your document during weekends and holidays.
Example: If you select the 24-hour service on Saturday, you will receive your edited document back within 24 hours on Sunday.
Our APA experts default to APA 7 for editing and formatting. For the Citation Editing Service you are able to choose between APA 6 and 7.
Every Scribbr order comes with our award-winning Proofreading & Editing service , which combines two important stages of the revision process.
For a more comprehensive edit, you can add a Structure Check or Clarity Check to your order. With these building blocks, you can customize the kind of feedback you receive.
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Best Academic Proofreading Services & Editing Services in 2023
For academic professors, researchers, and graduate students searching for best academic proofreading services and editing services, finding a reliable academic editor can be overwhelming, especially when under a time crunch. Using academic editing and proofreading services can help you easily finalize your academic manuscripts. Editor World works with academic clients from more than 60 countries around the globe, so we understand how important every academic manuscript is to you. Choosing the best academic editing and proofreading service for you depends on your needs, goals, and budget. You want to find the service that offers what you need at a price point you can afford. A list of the top 10 academic editing and proofreading services in 2023 is provided below to give an overview of a few options from which to choose.
- Editor World
Editor World is a U.S. company with a panel of on-demand editors. Every editor is a native English speaker from the United States, United Kingdom, or Canada. Clients select their academic editor and can communicate directly with that editor throughout the editing process. The professional academic editors who provide editing and proofreading services must pass a stringent editing skills test. The cost to edit an academic manuscript of 3,000 words at Editor World ranges from $78 for a 5-day turnaround to $159 for an 8-hour turnaround. Some editors offer a discount of up to 20% off the price of academic editing and proofreading services.
Scribbr has a panel of academic editors. When academic clients submit a manuscript for editing and proofreading services, their manuscript is assigned to one of the company’s academic editors. As of 2022, the cost to edit an academic document with 3,000 words is $233 for a 24-hour turnaround and $124 for a 7-day turnaround.
Among its offering of editing services, Enago provides scientific editing, substantive editing, thesis editing services, copyediting, and proofreading services. The company also provides publication support services for authors as well as plagiarism checks for an additional cost. The price for academic copy editing a document that is 3,000 words ranges from $225 for 1-day editing to $174 for a 6-day turnaround time.
Scribendi has its headquarters in Canada and its editors are located around the world. The company assigns each academic manuscript to one of its academic editors. For a 3,000-word academic document, the price for academic editing and proofreading services ranges from $183.34 for an 8-hour turnaround to $102.71 for a turnaround of 7 days. Scribendi offers a free sample edit to help clients decide if their academic editing and proofreading services are right for the client’s document.
- Oxford Editing
Oxford Editing provides editing and proofreading services for academic writers and has been doing so since 2007. When clients submit a document to Oxford, the chief contact assigns the document to one of the editors working for the company. The editing and proofreading services company offers an approximate cost for new clients, but clients must submit their document to receive an exact price from Oxford. The cost for light editing of 3,000 words is approximately $105 and the price increases for more involved levels of editing, such as $300 for very heavy editing.
Editage provides a variety of academic editing and proofreading services as well as publication support. The company provides advanced editing, premium editing, thesis editing, and so on. Their most popular editing service is premium editing, which costs $270 for a 3,000-word document. Manuscripts that are more than 18,000 words require a custom quote from the company.
Wordy is a company based in the United Kingdom that provides academic proofreading and copy-editing services. Wordy offers both standard and express academic editing services, and the minimum order price is $9.75. The cost to edit a document with 3,000 words with the standard turnaround time is $117, and the cost increases to $156 for express academic copy-editing services.
Wordvice, which was founded in 2013, has information on some members of its editing panel posted on its site. The cost to edit an academic document of 3,000 words at Wordvice ranges from $346 for a 9-hour turnaround to $82 for a 168-hour turnaround. Additional hourly turnaround times for academic editing services through Wordvice are available. As of a search for academic editing and proofreading services in 2022, the editing and proofreading services company was providing a coupon code for up to $50 off of the total price of academic editing services.
- Proofed Proofreading and Editing
Proofed Proofreading and Editing appears to be located in South Africa, and assigns each client’s academic document to one of its editors. The company uses Knowadays to hire its academic proofreaders and editors. At Proofed, the cost to edit a document with 3,000 words is $105 (USD) for a 1-day turnaround. The cost for academic editing and proofreading services increases to $315 for urgent editing and proofreading services.
- Taylor & Francis Editing
Taylor & Francis Editing provides editing, formatting, illustration, and translation services. The editing services provided by the company include academic editing and proofreading services. The cost to edit an academic document of 3,000 words at Taylor & Francis Editing ranges from $255 for advanced editing services with a 4-day turnaround to $588 for premium plus editing services with a 24-hour turnaround.
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- Nathan Chiang 2023-01-31 the review is overall very good and detailed
- Kosma Zalewski 2023-01-23 Matthew D. once again failed to shock me. His feedback was insightful and helpful. I'm looking forward to working with him.
- Natsumi Kobayashi 2023-01-20 Precise corrections were been made and very thorough and thoughtful with her comments. Thank you so much!!!
- Ryan Wydra 2022-12-06 Great job!
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- Michael So 2022-11-21 She is an extraordinary editor.
- Michael Ren 2022-11-18 Attentive and careful revising. Wonderful.
- Loay Youssef 2022-10-31 Completely satisfied with the editor's high-quality work. Delivery was on time and the editor fixed my writing and did exactly what I was expecting.
- Joseph Okpanachi 2022-10-28 This is one of the best editing work I have seen. It is professional and thorough!
- David Hason 2022-10-27 Robert knows what he is doing, he did a fantastic job.
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To gain international recognition, an academic paper must stand up to the scrutiny of even the toughest peer reviewers and editors. If it doesn’t meet the strict English language and presentation requirements – your valuable contribution can go unnoticed. This can be a problem for all academic writers, especially for ESL authors who face a greater challenge – but it can be easily resolved with our quality academic editing services.
By submitting your paper to Enago’s specialist academic editing services, you can work with us to transform your academic paper from good to exceptional. All of our 2000+ academic editors are highly-vetted for their English language expertise. In addition, they are all PhD or Master’s level subject area experts in their respective fields – so whatever topic you are discussing, they will deal with it sensitively.
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Top Impact Scientific Editing is designed for authors who wish to publish in high impact factor journals. It features developmental editing by editors who have worked with top journals such as Nature,* The New England Journal of Medicine,* and The Lancet*
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Substantive Editing is recommended for authors who wish to enhance the overall presentation, flow and cohesion of their manuscripts. It also gives you the option to choose Rejection Shield, which will support you through multiple rounds of journal revisions.
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Proofreading and editing are essential steps of any well-written document. You’ve heard this time and time again, so we won’t harp on. You’re obviously here because you want to take strong that extra step of improving your piece. When proofreading is concerned, there are many options for you once you look up “free proofreading online” (or something of that sort) on Google. But here’s the thing. Online proofreading services are a far more reliable option.
An online proofreading tool is not going to recognize the intricacies of grammar and syntax as well as an online proofreading service run by humans would. After all, isn’t that why you’re on the lookout for an expert? With the comfort of the internet, you can avail quality proofreading by expert editors with no hassle. All online.
We’ve carefully curated a list of the best editing and proofreading services available, after going over each service and checking out their processes and editing quality. Here are some of your best options:
PaperTrue is an online proofreading and editing service that works with clients all over the world. Whether you are an author, student or a business professional, you can count on expert native English-speaking proofreaders and editors for efficient and timely results. As you might be able to tell already, their editors are also dependable if you’re looking for more substantial levels of editing.
In addition to editing and proofreading, PaperTrue provides peripheral services depending on the client’s needs. For academic documents, they provides formatting, referencing, and plagiarism checks that can be availed alongside its main services. PaperTrue has also become a reliable ally for aspiring writers, particularly self-publishing writers, for whom they have a range of pre-publishing services that include typesetting , cover design , copyright page development , acquiring ISBNs , and assisting writers with marketing material that helps writers widen their readership.
You can go through their website and get in touch with their customer support to know more about PaperTrue’s services.
To see PaperTrue’s editors in action, visit the company website to avail a free sample.
Pricing: A document of 1000 words will cost you around $36 for a turnaround period of 24 hours. Average turnaround time: 12 hours to 1 week
Over 1100 customers have rated PaperTrue 4.6 out of 5 on Reviews.io , 4.6 out of 5 on SiteJabber , and 4.4 out of 5 on Google Reviews .
Scribbr is one of the most well-known companies in the industry — and for good reason. They provide academic editing and proofreading services to students and researchers from all around the world, helping them with technical aspects like language, syntax, and formatting, but also improving larger aspects of academic writing like tone, style, and argumentation.
Scribbr’s team of in-house editors are not only well-versed with language conventions but are also experts in various academic disciplines. Known for their meticulous review process, each document goes through a rigorous process of refining language (grammar, punctuation, syntax, spelling, etc.), academic writing style, and providing extensive and personalized feedback.
Scribbr may not cover a lot of bases, but they’re certainly excellent at what they do!
Pricing: Their prices start from £0.013 per word and vary depending on your deadline and requirements. You can head over to their pricing page to check out their prices.
Average turnaround time: 24 hours to 1 week
In the 24 years since Scribendi’s inception, they have expanded their proofreading and editing services to academics, students, authors, and corporations. Their services are fast and affordable, and you can get your work reviewed in as less as 4 hours (at a cost, though, literally).
Based in Canada and working worldwide, they have maintained a reputation for providing high-quality editing services. Their editors are native English speakers and (collectively) have expertise in a variety of fields across academia and industry. On their website, you can find details about what services they offer to each kind of client and how they are customized.
They also take express care in providing comments and feedback based on the client’s knowledge of English — they are fully cognizant of the fact that many are ESL speakers.
Pricing: Their prices vary depending on the document you want reviewed by them. You can check for rates on each individual service’s web page.
Average turnaround time: 4 hours to 1 week As per their reviews on Shopper Approved, they have a rating of 4.7/5, making them one of the highest-rated editing and proofreading services in the world.
Enago is a trusted name in the academic writing and research community. Over the last 15 years, they have worked with researchers from over 125 countries and have consistently collaborated with leading academic publishers and universities.
Enago’s editors are subject matter experts who are well-versed with the standard of writing required to be published in a high-impact factor journal, and refine your research paper to not only improve language and formatting but also enhance the overall quality of your piece.
They’ve established themselves as a reputable source in making English language publishing accessible to students and researchers who either write in English as a foreign language or get their original text translated into English. With offices set up in various regions around the world, their editors are also equipped to be sensitive to linguistic issues faced by local researchers.
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Editage is one of the best editing and proofreading services for academics from all over the world. Their specialization is reviewing dissertations, scientific manuscripts, articles, and papers.
In addition to their comprehensive four-step editing process, Editage is known for going the extra mile to give in-depth and personalized feedback for whatever document you submit to them. They have expert editors across a variety of fields who are well-versed in conventions of academic writing and publishing.
Editage is an excellent choice particularly for academics who aspire to publish in journals, since the company frequently works with researchers from around the world. Over the last two decades, it has built its reputation as one of the foremost allies of the academic publishing community.
Pricing: Editage’s prices start at $30 USD per 1000 words.
Average turnaround time: Variable (Minimum: 4 hours)
Since 2013, Wordvice has collaborated with academic and research institutions to edit and proofread academic papers across various fields. Their vision is to enhance their clients’ academic, research, and business endeavors with three priorities in mind: high quality, affordable prices, and punctual delivery.
What makes their work stand out is their commitment to academic editing as a specialization, consistently proving themselves as experts of all things related to academic writing and publishing. They also work closely with students who speak English as a second or foreign language.
They operate in six countries: United States, Japan, Turkey, South Korea, Taiwan, and China.
A document of 1000 words will cost you around $80 for a turnaround period of 24 hours.
Their average client review score (as listed on their website) is 4.7/5
#7 Get Proofed
Get Proofed is a company that provides “fast, affordable, effective” proofreading services 24 by 7. It’s a reliable service for students, given that they help with referencing academic documents in addition to technical accuracy. They provide editing, proofreading, and formatting services for all document types, including dissertations, theses, book manuscripts, and business material.
While they don’t really stand out in terms of the services they provide, what does work in their favor is a clean, user-friendly website that is clear about their service offerings. This continues through the editing process as well; each user creates an account and has direct contact with their editor through the dashboard.
If your document is less than 10,000 words long, they review and return it within 24 hours. That’s a guarantee. So if you’re strapped for time, Proofed is one of the top editing and proofreading services for you.
You can upload a 500-word sample document to see how they work.
Pricing: Getting a Word document of 1000 words read by them will cost you around $35. Average turnaround time: It varies by word count, but you can expect shorter documents to be reviewed within 24 hours.
You can read some of their clients’ reviews here .
Average turnaround time: They can edit documents as fast as three hours. You can head over to their site to see how long your document will take to be reviewed.
No matter what you are writing, you can send in your document for review to Wordy in less than 30 seconds. They work with writers, academics, and professionals—and accept documents in 11 file formats including MS Office, PDF, LaTeX, and Google Docs.
Despite functioning totally as an online proofreading service, you can rely on them for accountability. They assign proofreaders and editors based on your time zone, so you don’t need to worry about time discrepancies.
Their prices are between $0.036 to $0.046 per word depending on your word count and turnaround time. You can browse further here .
#9 Cambridge Proofreading
Cambridge Proofreading has offices in the UK and US, and they provide their services to ESL speakers, students, and international businesses. They focus on improving your style, clarity, and tone in writing. Their website is easy to navigate, and you can browse to check the specific criteria they use to review the document type that you need editing and proofreading for.
Cambridge Proofreading’s editors are native English speakers who have a keen eye for detail and provide guidance that allows their clients’ writing to flourish.
You can ask for a quote by accessing their “order now” portal and make your payment in either USD, GBP, or Euros.
Their average customer rating on Trustpilot is 4.9/5.
#10 Proofreading Pal
Proofreading Pal uses a two-proofreader model, that is proofread by two of their highly trained editors. They provide their services to students, professionals, and authors. In addition to online placements, they also accept orders via phone call.
Trusted by over 17000 customers, they work with students, researchers, writers, professionals, and businesses. Their website has an extensive list of what kind of documents they work on.
Knowing that each client has their own set of editing requirements to incorporate and deadlines to adhere to, Proofreading Pal has a range of turnaround speeds—from 30 minutes to 7 days, making them an accessible choice if time is a sensitive factor.
You can also get a free sample for 400 words that will be returned within 12 hours.
Pricing: For a 24-hour turnaround, they charge $0.043 per word (approximately $43.00 per 1000 words)
They have a rating of 4.8 out of 5 on TrustPilot.
So, there you have it. The most reliable and accountable online proofreading and editing services.
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