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Research Publication Editing and Proofreading ServicesResearch Publication Editing and Proofreading Services
Enhance your research with our expert editing services, ensuring your work is precise, clear, and aligned with academic standards, making every study impactful and publish-ready.
Dissertation Editing and Proofreading ServicesDissertation Editing and Proofreading Services
Let our editors advance your dissertation through enhancing its structure, diction, and academic tone, ensuring it adheres to scholarly standards and delivering a strong impact on your committee.
Thesis Editing and Proofreading ServicesThesis Editing and Proofreading Services
Transform your thesis with our editing services, enhancing its language, clarity, structure, methodology, and scholarly precision, for a compelling, academically rigorous presentation.
Research Proposal Editing and Proofreading ServicesResearch Proposal Editing and Proofreading Services
Receive expert assistance from our editors in refining your research proposal, emphasizing clarity, coherence, and persuasive impact for successful approval.
Grant Proposal Editing and Proofreading ServicesGrant Proposal Editing and Proofreading Services
Secure funding success with our grant proposal editing service, tailoring your submission to be persuasive, clear, and fully compliant with funder criteria.
Literature Review Editing and Proofreading ServicesLiterature Review Editing and Proofreading Services
Maximize the impact of your literature review with our editing services, aligning your synthesis of key research with academic standards for a thorough, well-structured, and insightful analysis.
Abstract Editing and Proofreading ServicesAbstract Editing and Proofreading Services
Let our editors sharpen the focus and effectiveness of your abstract, ensuring concise, clear, and compelling summaries that accurately represent your research.
Capstone Paper Editing and Proofreading ServicesCapstone Paper Editing and Proofreading Services
Perfect your capstone paper with our editing services, where we provide a structural review, vocabulary enhancements, and consistency checks, ensuring an academically robust final submission.
Paper Editing and Proofreading ServicesPaper Editing and Proofreading Services
Our editing services will elevate your paper into a well-structured, academically focused work, ensuring a consistent, concise, and formal tone from start to finish.
Essay Editing and Proofreading ServicesEssay Editing and Proofreading Services
Craft a compelling, well-articulated essay with our editing services, where we refine your writing so that your clarity is enhanced, your arguments are persuasive, and your language is academically sound.
Scientific Editing and Proofreading ServicesScientific Editing and Proofreading Services
Elevate your academic work across all scientific disciplines with our editing services, focused on delivering clarity, precision, and effective communication of your ideas and research findings.
Medical Editing and Proofreading ServicesMedical Editing and Proofreading Services
Improve your academic medical writing with our comprehensive editing services, designed to ensure clarity, coherence, and compliance with the broader academic and ethical standards.
APA Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesAPA Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Our APA Style editing services ensure your work adheres to all APA guidelines, enhancing your writing's structure, clarity, and academic precision, for a professional and authoritative result.
MLA Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesMLA Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Refine your MLA Style with our editing services, expertly aligning your work with MLA guidelines for citations and formatting, while also enhancing clarity for a superior academic submission.
Chicago Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesChicago Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Perfect your manuscript with our Chicago Style editing services, ensuring your work meets the guidelines for citations, footnotes, and bibliography formatting.
Harvard Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesHarvard Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Ensure your project adheres to the highest standards with our Harvard Style editing services, providing attention to author-date citations and reference list formatting.
IEEE Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesIEEE Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Elevate your technical papers with our specialized IEEE Style editing services, designed to meet the rigorous standards of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
AMA Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesAMA Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Make your manuscript's AMA Style flawless with our expert editing services, ensuring strict adherence to the American Medical Association's guidelines.
ACS Style Editing and Proofreading ServicesACS Style Editing and Proofreading Services
Polish your chemistry manuscripts to perfection with our ACS Style editing, aligning your citations, references, and formatting with the American Chemical Society's standards.
ESL Editing and Proofreading ServicesESL Editing and Proofreading Services
Optimize your English academic writing with our ESL editing services, tailored to enhance the clarity and coherence of scholarly writing by non-native English speakers.
Copy Editing ServicesCopy Editing Services
Refine your academic manuscript with our copy editing services, focusing on correcting grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors to ensure your work is error-free and maintains a professional tone.
Substantive Editing ServicesSubstantive Editing Services
Elevate your academic papers with our substantive editing services, where we enhance content, organization, and presentation to ensure clarity and flow, making complex ideas accessible and engaging.
Line Editing ServicesLine Editing Services
Improve your academic writing with our line editing services, focusing on enhancing your choice of words, sentence structure, and overall style for a more authoritative academic narrative.

How It Works

Have your academic writing edited in three steps

Find Your Academic Editor

Browse profiles of accomplished academic editors.

Upload Your Writing

Send your files and provide any details regarding the project.

Download the Edited Version

Receive the edited version before your requested due date.

Precision in academic editing

Our Editing Services

Precision in academic editing

Academic writing demands rigor and clarity, leaving no room for errors. At ServiceScape, we understand the importance of maintaining the integrity of your academic work. Our editors meticulously review and correct errors in grammar, syntax, and spelling, ensuring that your writing is concise and error-free. We also focus on improving readability, clarity, and flow, making your arguments more compelling and potent.

Adherence to style guides

Flawless Citations and Formatting

Adherence to style guides

Navigating through various academic style guides can be daunting. Our editors are well-versed in multiple formatting styles, including APA, MLA, AMA, and CMS. We ensure that your work adheres to the required guidelines, including citations, references, and overall formatting. This adherence not only enhances the quality of your work but also aligns it with the standards of your academic field.

Maintaining your personal voice

Tailored Academic Editing

Maintaining your personal voice

While our editors work on refining your academic writing, they also ensure that your personal voice and style remain intact. Our goal is to enhance your writing without altering the essence of your work. This approach ensures that your ideas and research are presented authentically, reflecting your unique perspective and insights.

Expertise across disciplines

Academic Subject Matter Experts

Expertise across disciplines

ServiceScape boasts a large team of editors with expertise in various academic disciplines. Whether your project is in psychology, education, engineering, economics, or any other field, we have professionals who understand the specific requirements and nuances of your subject matter. This expertise enables us to provide insightful and relevant edits tailored to your field.

Timely and flexible service

Reliable Delivery

Timely and flexible service

We recognize the importance of meeting academic deadlines. Our editing service offers flexibility in turnaround times, catering to both urgent needs and longer-term projects. Whether you need rapid editing for an immediate submission or a thorough review over an extended period, we can accommodate your schedule without compromising on quality.

Free and open communication

Seamless Editor Interaction

Free and open communication

At ServiceScape, we believe in a collaborative editing process. You can communicate with your editor before, during, and after your project through messages and teleconferencing. This open line of communication ensures that your requirements are fully understood and met, and it allows for any necessary adjustments throughout the editing process.

What makes us the best

Satisfaction Guarantee

What makes us the best

Our commitment to quality is underlined by our satisfaction guarantee. We strive to deliver editing services that exceed your academic expectations and requirements. If you're not completely satisfied with our work, we're committed to making it right. Our editors are dedicated to ensuring that your academic writing is polished, professional, and ready for submission.

Our Editor Marketplace

Choose your own academic editor

Rather than being assigned a randomly selected individual, you can select your own rated and reviewed editor from a marketplace brimming with the industry's finest academic editing talent.

Many of our editors:

  • Hold Ph.D. or Master's degrees
  • Offer decades of rich academic editing experience
  • Have hundreds of client ratings and reviews
  • Are experts across various academic fields
Find Your Academic Editor

1,928 Client Reviews
66,776 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University


185 Client Reviews
5,883 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from McMaster University


273 Client Reviews
7,610 Pages Edited

M.A. in English from the University of Louisiana


121 Client Reviews
4,057 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from the University of California


478 Client Reviews
23,783 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois


824 Client Reviews
29,600 Pages Edited

Director at Aetna


2,271 Client Reviews
87,240 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska


188 Client Reviews
13,937 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Cambridge


2,417 Client Reviews
104,531 Pages Edited

Writer at PBS


442 Client Reviews
23,282 Pages Edited

M.A. in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley


105 Client Reviews
3,010 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University


1,331 Client Reviews
46,645 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


661 Client Reviews
20,463 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from Duke University


156 Client Reviews
5,980 Pages Edited

Editor at Georgetown University Press


989 Client Reviews
65,196 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing


223 Client Reviews
14,872 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center


202 Client Reviews
4,295 Pages Edited

M.A. in Linguistics from the University of South Carolina


2,365 Client Reviews
51,825 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan


604 Client Reviews
16,668 Pages Edited

J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law


7,459 Client Reviews
276,824 Pages Edited

M.A. in TESOL Education from the University of North Carolina

Our Testimonials and Experience

What we bring to the table

ServiceScape is built on 24 years worth of experience, working on over 341,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Our academic editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars, based on 8,517 reviews collected over the last 5 years. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

Overall Average Rating
126,213 Rated Projects
Alessia Moretti
Alessia MorettiGraduate Student

"My freelancer's attention to detail and commitment to quality exceeded my expectations. Every aspect of the project was handled with utmost professionalism."

Jasper van der Meer
Jasper van der MeerFaculty Member

"I was amazed by the promptness and efficiency of the person I hired. The project was completed well ahead of the deadline, without compromising on quality."

Emily Johnson
Emily JohnsonPublished Author

"The level of creativity and innovation in his approach was outstanding. He truly transformed my ideas into something extraordinary!"

Olivia Brown
Olivia BrownTeacher

"Exceptional service! The professional was incredibly responsive and attentive to all my requirements, making the entire process seamless and enjoyable."

Sarah Miller
Sarah MillerSenior Executive Publisher

"I highly recommend her services. The professionalism and expertise displayed by the freelancer were top-notch, and the results were simply superb."

Jean Kabila
Jean KabilaAttorney

"The quality of work delivered was impeccable. Every detail was carefully considered and executed to perfection. Absolutely thrilled with the service!"

Anke Verbeek
Anke VerbeekEntrepreneur

"Her ability to understand and adapt to my specific needs was remarkable. The final product was exactly what I was hoping for, and more."

Eduardo Ramirez
Eduardo RamirezData Analyst

"Prompt, professional, and passionate about her work. She went above and beyond to ensure the project's success."

Lukas Schmidt
Lukas SchmidtCulinary Director

"The service was outstanding from start to finish. Communication was clear and frequent, keeping me in the loop at every stage."

Jingwei Zhang
Jingwei ZhangProfessor

"Truly impressed by the quick turnaround time. This professional managed to deliver a high-quality result in a remarkably short period."

Aditi Verma
Aditi VermaMechanical Engineer

"His commitment is evident in his work. He made sure I was completely happy with the final outcome."

Felix Weber
Felix WeberProject Director

"A blend of professionalism, skill, and creativity. This individual brought a fresh perspective to the project that was both inspiring and effective."

Ryan Fletcher
Ryan FletcherTherapist

"The freelancer's expertise in his field is unmatched. He provided invaluable insights and suggestions that greatly enhanced the project."

Elif Deniz Yılmaz
Elif Deniz YılmazAssociate Professor

"I appreciated his attention to detail and dedication to delivering a product that not only met, but exceeded my expectations."

Irfan Hisham Kamarul
Irfan Hisham KamarulAssociate Professor

"Her approach to the project was both thorough and innovative. She managed to capture the essence of my vision perfectly. Thank you so much!"

Bram Visser
Bram VisserResearcher

"Remarkable service! The quality of work was consistently high, and her ability to meet tight deadlines was impressive."

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The ServiceScape Advantage

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Your Questions, Answered


What will be corrected?

At ServiceScape, our academic editing services are designed to enhance every aspect of your scholarly writing, ensuring it meets the highest academic standards:

  • Comprehensive Grammar and Syntax Review: Ensuring correct use of grammar, syntax, and sentence structure in line with academic writing standards.
  • Spelling and Punctuation Accuracy: Correcting all spelling mistakes and punctuation errors, essential for academic credibility.
  • Adherence to Academic Style Guides: Compliance with academic formatting styles like APA, MLA, AMA, and CMS, including citations, references, and overall layout.
  • Enhancing Argument Clarity and Readability: Improving clarity and readability to make arguments more compelling for academic audiences.
  • Logical Structure and Flow: Reorganizing content for improved logical flow, coherence, and structure in academic work.
  • Critical Content Analysis and Feedback: Constructive feedback on content, including critical review of arguments, methodology, and data presentation.
  • Consistency and Accuracy in Technical Terms: Ensuring accuracy in technical terms, concepts, and data relevant to specific academic fields.
  • Tone and Style Refinement: Refining academic tone and style to suit specific fields and target audiences.
  • Vocabulary and Word Choice Enhancement: Improving word choice and academic vocabulary for precision and impact.
  • Elimination of Redundancy and Repetition: Removing redundant content to make writing concise and focused.
  • Ensuring Tense Consistency: Maintaining consistent tense usage throughout the academic text.
  • Subject-Specific Editing: Specialized editing tailored to the unique requirements of different academic disciplines.
  • Review for Ethical and Bias-Free Language: Ensuring ethical and unbiased language use in accordance with academic standards.
  • Cross-Referencing Check: Verifying accuracy and proper formatting of all cross-references within the text.
  • Indexing Support: Assistance with creating an accurate and comprehensive index, if applicable.
  • Compliance with Ethical Standards: Ensuring adherence to ethical standards in academic writing, including research ethics and conflict of interest.
  • Response to Reviewers: Assistance in addressing reviewers' comments for manuscript revision and resubmission in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Content Review and Critique: Offering critical feedback on academic content, including suggestions for improving argumentation, evidence, and overall scholarly contribution.
  • Language Localization: Adapting academic text to suit specific cultural or regional audiences, such as transitioning between American and British English, to ensure appropriateness and relevance.

Our dedicated team of editors is committed to ensuring that your academic work not only adheres to these standards but also excels in scholarly excellence, helping you achieve the recognition and success your work deserves.

In terms of style guide standards, what will be specifically corrected?

We ensure your work complies with academic style guide requirements, specifically focusing on:

  • Formatting Elements: Headers, page numbers, margins, line spacing, paragraph indentation, typeface, font size, and overall paper formatting.
  • Citation and Reference Standards: Correct format for in-text citations (parenthetical, narrative), reference lists, footnotes, endnotes, works cited, and specific standards for various source types (internet sources, transcripts, multivolume works, etc.).
  • Tables and Figures: Formatting of components, numbers, labels, titles, alignment, source information, use of color, legends, captions, and the relationship between tables and figures.
  • Abstract and Summary Formatting: Ensuring that abstracts and summaries conform to style guide requirements in terms of length, content, and structure.
  • Cross-Referencing: Correct formatting of cross-references within the text, such as figure and table references, section references, and equation references.
  • List Formatting: Proper formatting of bullet points, numbered lists, and the hierarchy of list items.
  • Title Page and Running Head: Formatting the title page and running head according to style guide specifications.
  • Consistency in Terminology and Units: Ensuring consistent use of terminology, units of measurement, and scientific notation.
  • Bias-Free and Inclusive Language: Adherence to guidelines for age, ability, gender, racial and ethnic identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and historical context.

Our style guide corrections ensure that your academic work is not only professionally presented but also adheres to the rigorous standards required in scholarly writing.

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to hire, and clicking on the "Hire Me" button. After your payment method has been processed, your editor will get to work and will deliver the edited version before your due date.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

How fast can you edit my writing?

Our fastest delivery option is one hour using our Express Delivery service.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to request a free sample from, and clicking on the "Free Sample" button. If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I send a message to an editor?

You can send a message to an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Send Message" button. We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I schedule a teleconference with an editor?

You can schedule a teleconference call by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Teleconference" button. We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read thousands of ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi.

In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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