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When you have your manuscript copy-edited by Enago, it’s subject to what’s called the Enago Promise. This guarantees that a manuscript edited by us will never be rejected on the basis of poor language. On a rare occasion if rejection occurs, we will take full responsibility of re-editing the paper for resubmission at no additional cost.

Editors at Enago are selected using a very stringent review process:

  • Qualified: Only experienced editors are hired. Every editor is a PhD/Master’s holder from top universities like Oxford, Harvard and MIT. They’ve undergone extensive training and are consistently subjected to performance reviews.
  • Native English Speakers: Our editors are exclusively hired from native English-speaking countries like UK, US, Canada and Australia. This ensures accuracy and consistency of language while ensuring faster delivery times.
  • Experienced: All our editors have extensive experience working with international publications and are qualified peer-reviewers. They understand exactly what it takes to help authors achieve publishing success and recognition in high impact, relevant journals.

Certificate of editing provided by Enago stands as a proof that your research paper has been reviewed by an editing professional, native English speaker.

Yes, you get a certificate of editing if your manuscript is edited by Enago. Enago offers only 2 editing services – substantive editing and copy editing. Certificate of editing is a component of both these services, which take proofreading into account.

To place an order, simply fill out the order request form. We will get back to you with pricing and the order details within an hour.

The service you select completely depends on your requirements. Both Substantive Editing and Copy Editing guarantee that your manuscript will never be rejected because of language or grammar issues. You can find a detailed comparison of our editing services on our comparison page. You can also write to us at and ask our editing experts to recommend a service best suited for your manuscript and requirement.

As a company that’s ISO 27001:2013 certified for its Information Security Management System, we adhere to the highest standards of confidentiality and data security in all our processes. Our websites maintain a 256-bit encryption to ensure the information you share with us is safe.

How soon you receive your manuscript depends upon the service and delivery plan you choose. We are committed to delivering your work to you on time and as scheduled.

We work 24 × 7 and will try to arrange a convenient delivery schedule that works best for you.

We promise to get back to you with a quotation within one hour from the time you fill out the order request form.

As a policy, every manuscript is assigned to a highly specialized editor, specifically suited to the subject-area your manuscript explores. We ask you to provide a 3-tiered segmentation of your subject-area in the order form to ensure your manuscript is allocated to the right expert. Furthermore, you may also request for the editor’s profile assigned to edit your manuscript. Only after your review and approval they will be asked to work on it.

Every manuscript undergoes two rounds of editing—first by a subject matter expert who carefully examines your research and second by a native English language expert who ensures that the document is free of language errors.

We do provide appropriate manuscript formatting as per the guidelines specified by your target journal. We do this at no extra cost to you.

Please click here to view some of our editing samples. They should give you a fair idea of how your paper is edited under each of our services.

Yes, we edit LaTex files. You need to share an exact PDF copy of the file along with the LaTex version.

Yes, we can provide you with a quotation in a PDF document.

Enago’s seasoned editors with years of academic and non-academic editing experience are the ideal experts to help edit your book and maximize your chances of publication.

Our Q&A service helps you to follow up with the editor who worked on your manuscript and get your doubts clarified. This service is available to you free of cost and can be used unlimited times for up to one year from the date of delivery of your manuscript or until you are satisfied.

Our editing services are carefully designed keeping in mind the differing requirements of each author. Please visit to know more about the differences between our services.

Our 1-Day delivery plan is tailor-made to meet this requirement. However, this also depends on the total word count of your manuscript. We recommend that you write to us at with all the necessary details regarding your paper and we will try our best to meet your deadline.

Enago is located in New York City, US at the below mentioned address 1732, 1st Ave #22627 New York City New York, 10128 United States

The quotation depends on the service you choose, the word count of your document, and your delivery deadline. Please fill out the order request form with the necessary details and we will get back to you with an accurate quotation.

The track changes are the edits made by our editors. They help you to easily identify the changes made over your original work.

You can send us an email at and our customer service team will provide you the clean files.

The “Manuscript Rate Card” is a summary of the editor’s impression of your manuscript including the quality of the original English. It provides appropriate tips along with ratings, and supports these tips with examples for better learning and understanding.

The “Editor Message” includes any additional tips or information shared by the editor to enhance the quality of your manuscript.

The comments in your file are remarks inserted by Enago editors to help you clarify some of the edits made by them or to provide useful suggestions.

A good title for a research paper accomplishes four goals. First, it predicts the content of the research paper. Second, a good title should be interesting to the reader. Third, it should reflect the tone of the writing. Fourth and finally, it should contain important keywords that will make it easier to be located during a keyword search.
Here are a few other tips you can use to make sure your title will be part of the recipe for an effective research paper:

  1. Make sure your research title describes (a) the topic, (b) the method, (c) the sample, and (d) the results of your study. You can use the following formula:
    [Result]: A [method] study of [topic] among [sample]
    Example: Meditation makes nurses perform better: a qualitative study of mindfulness meditation among German nursing students
  2. Avoid unnecessary words and jargons. You want a title that will be comprehensible even to people who are not experts in your field.
  3. Make sure your title is between 5 and 15 words in length.
  4. If you are writing a title for a university assignment or for a particular academic journal, verify that your title conforms to the standards and requirements for that outlet. For example, many journals require that titles fall under a character limit, including spaces. Also, many universities require that titles take a very specific form, limiting your creativity.

An abstract is a concise description of your research, in 250 words or less. It should include:

  • Problem Statement: The overall purpose of your study and the research problem
  • Methodology: How you went about investigating it
  • Results: Major findings of your study – quantified and stated empirically
  • Conclusion: The implications of what you found


  • Assume no previous knowledge on the part of your reader – avoid acronyms and explain any topic specific terminology
  • Leave any judgments as to the relevance of the research to your reader. This is a summary document, not a critique.

A running title or a running head is a short version of the paper title that is printed as a heading at the top of each page. If your document includes page numbers at the top, the running head can precede the page number or appear on the opposite edge of the page

The specific requirements for running heads vary. In general, running heads should be brief. APA guidelines require that running heads be a maximum of 50 characters (spaces count as characters).

The running head is usually written in all capital letters.
It is placed in a header at the top of the page. Check the journal or style guidelines for any specifics on margins, spacing, or font.
If your paper title is already within the character limit, simply use the full title as the running head—no special changes are needed. However, if your paper title is over the limit, then you need to create a distinct running head that fits within the style guidelines.

Try and identify the main part of your title. For example, if the paper is called “The Effects of Running on Heart Health in Elderly Patients,” consider using only the first part, “Effects of Running on Heart Health,” or the second part, “Heart Health in Elderly Patients.” Make the choice based on which ideas and concepts are most prominent in the paper.

Also, eliminate articles such as the words “the” and “a.” The title “Re-examining the Literary Traditions in Ancient China” can be shortened to “Re-examining Literary Traditions in Ancient China.”

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All scientific papers have the same general format – conforming to a standard in academic publishing. They are divided into specific parts, each part containing a specific type of information. Typically, scientific papers consist of the following sections:

  • Title – Gives a clear and enticing introduction to the topic
  • Authors –  Names each major contributor to the work
  • Abstract – Summary of paper’s main focus – short
  • Introduction – Reveals main problem or question
  • Materials & Methods – How the problem or question was approached specifically
  • Results – Reveals the findings
  • Discussion – Talks about what the findings mean
  • Acknowledgements [Optional] – may recognize people or institutions who assisted with the research
  • References/Literature Cited – Account for all supporting documentation

Read more about creating an effective scientific research paper here:

Selecting keywords for research articles is not difficult, but it does take some strategizing. The most important component of the article is the title – “The search engine assumes that the title contains all of the important words that define the topic of the piece, and thus gives higher weightage to the words appearing there.” Therefore, the words of the title represent the main concepts of the article.

Keyword usage in the body of the article or abstract should follow these guidelines:

  1. Keywords should represent key concepts
  2. Keywords should be descriptive
  3. Keywords should reflect a collective understanding of the topic
  4. Limit keywords/phrases to 3-4
  5. Use synonyms of keywords throughout
  6. Reuse keywords and phrases throughout article or abstract

Furthermore, there are a variety of online tools available to select accurate keywords, including – Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), Google Keyword Planner, Google Trends, Keyword Tool and Boolean Search.

EndNote will not be able to directly import references from MS Word, since it can’t break apart typed references into the relevant sub-sections – title, year, author, etc. However, you can add your existing references to WizFolio, then import from the clipboard and export it as a .ris format. The .ris file can then be imported into EndNote.

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