English Manuscript Editing Services by Expert Editors

English Language Editing Services for all Your Publication Needs

We offer two levels of editing—Substantive Editing and Copy Editing—to address the broad academic writing and publishing needs of research authors, especially those with English as a second language. Whichever service you choose, we guarantee your paper will never be rejected on the grounds of poor language or formatting.

Our goal is to keep our promise of “Author First, Quality First”, and to deliver the highest quality professional editing services to help authors get their work published in international journals.

At Enago, we employ a team of PhD/Master's qualified native English-speaking editors with an average experience of 19.4 years. In addition, every paper submitted to us is matched to and reviewed by a highly specialized subject-area expert to ensure technical accuracy.

With Enago, your paper is in safe hands. Choose the service that works best for you. Submit your manuscript now!

Copy Editing and Substantive Editing services come with a range of editorial support options. Papers are reviewed using the following English language and formatting checkpoints:


Editing Service Checkpoints

Language & Grammar-Check

  • Language Check
    Sentence construction, English word choice, clarity, parallel structure, tone, voice, redundancy
  • Grammar Check
    Subject-verb agreement, article usage, spellings, tense, prepositions, pronouns and determiners, adverbs and adjectives, relative clauses
  • Punctuation Check
    Commas, colons, semicolons, dashes, quotation marks, apostrophes
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Style and Consistency

  • Writing Style Check
    Capitalization, hyphenation, headings, numbering style, abbreviations, American/British English
  • References Check
    Consistent citation style, consistent end-list reference style, cross-referencing between main text and end list
  • Figures and Tables
    Data consistency, cross-referencing between text and figures/tables
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Technical Accuracy

  • Technical word choice
  • Subject-specific nomenclature
  • Appropriate units of measurement, symbols, and variables
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Manuscript Formatting

  • As per the journal guidelines and instructions
  • Writing style guides (APA, MLA, and CMOS)
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Logical Flow

  • Rearrangement, expansion, or summarizing of sections
  • Ensuring logical flow between sentences and paragraphs
  • Cross-checking appropriateness and presence of sections
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  • Content accurately reflects title and heading
  • Appropriate weightage to sections – checking if abstracts cover all essential points
  • Clarity and coherence
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Content Enhancement

  • Checking if presentation is simple and effective
  • Eliminating content repetition and redundancy
  • Verifying gaps and improving the content
  • Ensuring clear unambiguous statements
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*All checks relate to English grammar and language only – they do not include research content.

Available only with Enago

“Two-Editor” System

Your manuscript is reviewed by two expert editors to ensure consistency of quality.

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Native English-speaking Editors

All editors are PhD/Master's qualified, native English speakers (mainly US and UK).

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Specialized Subject-area Matching

Your paper is matched to and edited by specialized subject area experts.

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The Enago Promise

Your edited manuscript will never be rejected due to language errors.

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Note: For documents that require minimal editing, we offer our manuscript Proofreading service.

After Sales Support

Rejection Shield

Ensure your paper is ready for resubmission after facing rejection.

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valid for 365 days


Edit Unlimited

Reformatting based on the new/existing journal and unlimited rounds of editing for up to 365 days.

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Unlimited editing


120 days unlimited editing

Editor Q&A

Unlimited editor Q&A for up to 1 year at no additional cost.

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Journal Submission Support

Cover Letter

A detailed cover letter, highlighting your paper’s important points, prepared by the editor who worked on your manuscript.

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Certificate of Editing

Proof that your paper has been reviewed by professional, native English-speaking experts.

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Journal Formatting

Your manuscript formatted according to the style guide and specifications of your target journal.

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Word Count Reduction

Reduce your paper word count if your paper exceeds the word count limit of your target journal.

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Manuscript Rate Card

A detailed report containing a full analysis, including all the comments and critiques put forward for your manuscript.


4 page report


1 page report

Academy Resources

Comprehensive and up-to-date resources for researchers, publishers, and editors to assist your knowledge and learning.

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With Enago, your paper is in safe hands

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"What are the overall chances of my paper getting published? What could I possibly do to further boost my publication prospects? Are there areas I can improve upon to be a better writer in future?” – The answer to all these questions is our Manuscript Rate Card service (MRC):
  • An editor who works on your manuscript rates it on a scale of 1-5 to indicate how close it is to getting published. The rating parameters include grammar, language, and academic writing style.
  • The expert provides you with valuable tips and suggestions to enhance your manuscript
  • He also recommends useful resources (websites and books) to help you upgrade your writing skills for future




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