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Academic English Editing & Scientific Paper Proofreading Services

English Editing Service

Enago offers three levels of paper editing services that include English editing for scientific and technical manuscripts catering to the academic editing industry. Our English editing services help authors publish their manuscripts in high impact factor SCI/SSCI academic journals of their choice.

Proofreading

  • Professional proofreading services aid in eliminating language errors and errors in punctuation, grammar, spelling, format, and style.
  • Manuscripts written by native English authors as well as those at the post-acceptance stage are subjected to academic editing and proofreading for a complete and accurate language check according to academic writing principles.
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Copyediting

  • English language copyediting ensures accuracy in rhetoric expressions, structure, and language.
  • As part of English language copyediting, word choice, style, sentence structure, comprehension, and terminologies are checked intensively as per the rules of academic English editing and the content is fine-tuned to achieve native English expression.
  • Under Copyediting, we offer Single Check (1 Editor + Senior Editor Review) and Double Check (2 Editors + Senior Editor Review—our Twin Editor Model). You can choose either service depending on your manuscript editing requirement.
  • In either case, a senior editor will review your files from the perspective of academic editing to check for English editing to ensure high-quality output!
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Substantive Editing

  • Substantive Editing in academic editing comprises extensive English editing as well as scientific editing, followed by an intensive round of English proofreading for content and structure.
  • As part of Substantive Editing in academic editing, content ambiguity is resolved as part of scientific editing, language errors are eliminated as part of English editing, structure is improved, and the overall comprehension of the manuscript is enhanced along with checking for style-related aspects, as part of complete manuscript editing.
  • This also includes thorough scientific and English proofreading to achieve high-quality output.
Manuscript insurance (MI)Our editor will re-check the edited files any number of times for free during the guarantee period of 1 year.
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Editor Expertise

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Enago hires only native English professionals with subject area expertise and experience in scientific manuscript editing and English proofreading. We employ more than 450 academic editors from native English countries to offer the best academic editing services.

  • Our editors hold an average experience of 19.4 years in academic manuscript editing and proofreading.
  • The editors at Enago hold either MS, MD, or PhD degrees from top universities of the world, such as MIT, Harvard, Yale, etc.
  • Native English speakers (from US, UK, Canada, and Australia) specialized in scientific editing and professional proofreading.
  • Most of the editors at Enago are published authors and peer reviewers themselves and are in sync with the requirements of academic editing, especially in the case of scientific editing.
  • Enago editors are members of various scientific societies and have helpd reputed positions in the research publication industry and are English editing experts.
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Knowledge Repository for Researchers

The Enago blog intends to facilitate a conversation about the several aspects of research publication within the academic editing industry. Here are some of the recent entries:

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Subject Area Expertise

The enormous experience of our editors and stringent quality-driven processes enable us to offer expert academic English editing and professional proofreading services. Our academic editing services cover the fields of Medicine, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Business, Management, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Some of the subject areas under this category are:

  • Dentistry
  • Medicine
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Health Management
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Surgery

Some of the subject areas under this category are:

  • Agriculture
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biosciences
  • Botany
  • Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Neurosciences
  • Pathology
  • Zoology
  • Environmental Biosciences
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Social Biosciences

Some of the subject areas under this category are:

  • Astronomy/Astrophysics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer/Information Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Energy and power
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Material Science & Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Systems Science

Some of the subject areas under this category are:

  • Business Management
  • Economics
  • Forensic Sciences

Some of the subject areas under this category are:

  • Education
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Library and Museum Studies
  • Media/Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Recreation and Sports
  • Social Sciences
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When to choose Proofreading

Under the Proofreading service, our expert proofreaders focus on correcting technical errors related to grammar and punctuation that will improve the overall presentation of the paper.

When should you choose our Proofreading service?
This service is apt for you if

  • You are confident of communicating in the English language in the context of your academic domain.
  • You have extensive experience in writing papers in the English language.
  • You want us to check whether you have used grammar and punctuation correctly and consistently.
  • Your paper is already formatted according to the guidelines of your target journal.
Important Notes
  • Free formatting is not available under the Proofreading service. Formatting can be opted for as an additional paid service under Journal Style Check. Free formatting is available only under Copyediting (Double Check) and Substantive Editing.
  • Assignments edited under Proofreading should not be considered publication ready unless stated otherwise.
  • Assignments edited under Proofreading do not qualify for Certificate of Editing. When evaluating papers written by non-native English-speaking authors, some journals require a Certificate of Editing which states that the paper is edited by native professional editors and may include a standard recommendation for English checking in the absence of one. Please note that this certificate is available only for assignments edited under Copyediting (Double Check) and Substantive Editing.
When to choose Copyediting Service

 

  • Single Check
  • Double Check

Under the Copyediting (Single Check) service, our expert editors focus on correcting errors related to grammar, syntax, word choice, and sentence construction, which play a huge role in improving logical flow and the final presentation of the paper.

When should you choose our Copyediting (Single Check) service?
This service is apt for you if

  • You are comfortable with communicating in the English language in the context of your academic domain.
  • You have moderate experience in writing papers in the English language.
  • You are nevertheless not sure whether you have used the correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation, verb tenses, and the like.
  • Your paper is already formatted according to the guidelines of your target journal.
Important Notes
  • Free formatting is not available under the Copyediting (Single Check) service. Formatting can be opted for as an additional paid service under Journal Style Check. Free formatting is available only under Copyediting (Double Check) and Substantive Editing.
  • Assignments edited under Copyediting (Single Check) should not be considered publication ready unless stated otherwise.
  • Assignments edited under Copyediting (Single Check) do not qualify for Certificate of Editing. When evaluating papers written by non-native English-speaking authors, some journals require a Certificate of Editing which states that the paper is edited by native professional editors and may include a standard recommendation for English checking in the absence of one. Please note that this certificate is available only for assignments edited under Copyediting (Double Check) and Substantive Editing.

Under the Copyediting (Double Check) service, our expert editors not only focus on correcting errors related to grammar, syntax, word choice, and sentence construction, which play a huge role in improving logical flow and the final presentation of the paper, but also provide inputs and make changes that amount to an enhanced output.

When should you choose our Copyediting (Double Check) service?
This service is apt for you if

  • You are more or less comfortable with communicating in the English language in the context of your academic domain.
  • You have some experience in writing papers in the English language.
  • You are nevertheless not sure whether you have presented your information in a format attractive to the academic community and readers in your field.
  • You are uncertain about continuity, sentence construction, word choice, and paragraph flow.
  • Your paper is long, and you feel you might not have used consistent terms or expressions throughout.
  • Your paper is somewhat or not formatted according to the guidelines of your target journal.
Important Notes
  • Apart from the scope and checkpoints mentioned above, we also offer free formatting under this service! Your edited paper will therefore comply with styles such as APA or MLA. Custom formatting guidelines specified by journals are also taken care of under formatting.
  • If choosing this service, you can also avail of a Certificate of Editing for your document. This certificate is useful especially for non-native English-speaking authors, because some journals require a Certificate of Editing which states that the paper is edited by native professional editors and may include a standard recommendation for editing by native professional editors, in the absence of one.

When to choose Substantive Editing

Under the Substantive Editing service, in addition to copyediting, our expert editors will address issues such as structure, content gaps, and the overall style of the document, thereby ensuring that the document achieves its underlying objectives in a consistent and engaging manner.

When should you choose our Substantive Editing service?
You should choose this service if

  • You are not at all or only mildly comfortable with communicating in the English language in the context of your academic domain.
  • You have minimal or zero experience in writing papers in the English language.
  • You don't have the time to check and/or haven't reviewed the structure and the overall organization of the paper.
  • You are not sure whether you have used the correct spelling, capitalization, punctuation, verb tenses, article usage, and the like.
  • You are uncertain about continuity, sentence construction, word choice, and paragraph flow.
  • Your paper is long, and you feel you might not have used consistent terms or expressions.
  • Your paper is not formatted according to the guidelines of your target journal.
Important Notes
  • Apart from the scope and checkpoints mentioned above, we also offer free formatting under Substantive Editing! Your edited paper will therefore comply with styles such as APA and MLA. Custom formatting guidelines specified by journals are also taken care of under formatting.
  • If choosing this service, you can also avail of a Certificate of Editing for your document. This certificate is useful especially for non-native English-speaking authors, because some journals require a Certificate of Editing which states that the paper is edited by native professional editors and may include a standard recommendation for English editing by native professional editors, in the absence of one.