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Proofreading

Our proofreading services involve applying minor corrections to a clean copy, usually after it has undergone a more thorough editing. It ensures correctness and accuracy of the text and format.

All clients can expect the following from our proofreading services:

  • Correcting basic and simple errors in grammar
  • Correcting errors in punctuation
  • Correcting errors in spelling
  • Ensuring page numbers and running heads are correct and consistent
  • Applying style guide (Chicago, APA, AP, AMA, etc.) rules on capitalization, hyphenation, abbreviations, treatment of numbers, and distinctive treatment of words
  • Ensuring elements in the table of contents correspond to chapter titles, book parts, and page numbers in the body
  • Ensuring tables and illustrations correspond to their captions and labels
  • Ensuring tables and illustrations appear in correct order and placement
  • Applying basic formatting such as typeface, font, indentions, and spacing
  • Recommending slight changes and recasts
  • Correcting inconsistencies in design and text
  • Flagging issues only the author or publisher can resolve