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Technical Copy Editing

Order a Technical Edit as your LAST REVISION before submitting publicly or distributing your manuscript.

Technical Copy Editing is your ideal choice during the final revisions of your research. We recommend this only if you are fluent in the English language.

Your Technical Copy Editor corrects your grammar and improves the organization, style, readability and tone of your manuscript.

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Developmental Impact Editing

Order a Developmental Impact Edit if you are looking for research collaboration, consultation & coordination for high impact results.

Developmental Impact Editing is the most comprehensive editing service for researchers and academically publishing authors.

You receive consultation with a qualified subject matter expert and technical editor early in your writing process to create a higher impact with your research.

Multi-Round Edits and Final Proofread before submission included!

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More Details: Standard Technical Copy Editing

Technical Copy Editing is your ideal choice during the final revisions of your research. We only recommend this if you are fluent in the English language.

Your selected technical copy editor correct your manuscript’s grammar and improve the organization, style, readability and tone of your manuscript. The Copy Editor provides you with valuable editorial insights, corrections, remarks, suggestions, and explanations throughout your manuscript.

Technical Copy Editing includes:

  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
  • Issuing a free Editing Certificate upon request
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More Details: Premium Substantive Content Editing

Substantive Content Editing is your ideal choice when you need honest research feedback, an expert academic evaluation, and thorough professional guidance on overall concept and presentation.

This level is necessary when your manuscript requires additional writing support. ESL authors with limited English language proficiency and inexperienced authors require this service.

We recommend Substantive Content Editing for a manuscript that requires extensive formatting to comply with journal submission guidelines.

Advanced Substantive Content Editing includes all of Level 1 Technical Copy Editing services plus the following advanced services:

  • Level 1 – Technical Copy Editing
  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
  • Issuing a free Editing Certificate upon request

 

  • Level 2 – Substantive Content Editing
  • Assignment of your manuscript to a scientific editor with expert knowledge and understanding of your subject matter
  • Comprehensive English language corrections and modifications
  • Confirmation that your intended meaning and the substance of your manuscript communicate accurately
  • Critique of the presentation, flow, continuity, and consistency of thoughts
  • Evaluation of evidence provided to support claims, assertions, and conclusions
  • Validation of technical accuracy
  • Communication with your Academic Content Editor during and after editing for professional help
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More Details: Impact Developmental Impact Editing

Developmental Impact Editing is the Comprehensive Editing Service for researchers and academically publishing authors.

You receive consultation with a highly qualified subject matter expert and technical editor early in your writing process to create a higher impact with your research.

Increased competition makes it difficult to publish research in the world’s premier journals.

Our expert academic editors collaborate closely with you throughout your drafting stage to create a compelling manuscript that distinguishes your important work and impresses high impact journal editors.

Developmental Impact Editing includes ALL “Level 1 – Technical Copy Editing” AND “Level 2  – Substantive Content Editing” services PLUS the following “Level 3 – Impact Editing services”:

  • Level 1 – Technical Copy Editing
  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
  • Issuing a free Editing Certificate upon request
  • Level 2 – Substantive Content Editing
  • Assignment of your manuscript to a scientific editor with expert knowledge and understanding of your subject matter
  • Comprehensive English language corrections and modifications
  • Confirmation that your intended meaning and the substance of your manuscript communicate accurately
  • Critique of the presentation, flow, continuity, and consistency of thoughts
  • Evaluation of evidence provided to support claims, assertions, and conclusions
  • Validation of technical accuracy
  • Communication with your Academic Content Editor during and after editing for professional help
  • Level 3 – Developmental Impact Editing
  • Publishing advice and expert production advice during specialized collaboration with your High-Impact Editor for submission success
  • Professional content review and pre-submission consultation for high-quality documentation and manuscript preparation
  • Optimization of your Abstract to improve online exposure via searches for increasing status and recognition
  • Editorial Critique and professional recommendations to improve your supporting visual elements, such as tables, images, figures, diagrams, and schematics

ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR FREE:

  1. “High impact English LANGUAGE ENHANCEMENT” to highlight the core elements of the manuscript in a compelling, persuasive, and convincing manner
  2. “Expert Content Assessment Report” (ECAR) to clarify content-based strengths and weaknesses
  3. UP TO THREE Multi-Round Edits required before the final proofread (within 6 months)
  4. ONE Final Proofread of prior manuscript submission’s corrections
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Professional Scientific Article Editing Services

Get published and make an impact with your research.

When you collaborate with a highly qualified subject expert and technical editor early in your writing process, you create a higher impact with your research.

Increased competition makes it difficult to publish in the world’s premier scientific journals. Proper editing and review preparation helps you succeed again and again.

Distinguish your important work from the others and impress high impact journal editors.


Level 1 - Technical Copy Editing

Technical Copy Editing is your ideal choice during the final revisions of your research. We recommend this only if you are fluent in the English language.

Standard Copy Editing corrects your grammar and improves the organization, style, readability and tone of your manuscript. Your Technical Copy Editor provides you with valuable editorial insights, corrections, remarks, suggestions, and explanations throughout your manuscript.

We only recommend Technical Copy Editing for native English writers with a strong command of their subject, the English language, and the overall submissions process.

Technical Copy Editing includes:

  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
  • “Editing Certificate” upon request

When should you get a Copy Edit?

Technical Copy Editing services are your FINAL EDIT and necessary before peer reviews or journal submissions for publication.  Copy Editing is your last professional editorial review before submitting your work to reviewers and journals.

Why is a Technical Copy Edit RECOMMENDED?

We recommend Technical Copy Editing of all Academic English BEFORE sharing, distribution, review or publication.

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Level 2 - Substantive Content Editing

Manuscript Revisions & Evaluation

Choose Substantive Content Editing for honest research feedback. Get an expert Academic English evaluation plus experienced guidance on your concept and presentation.

When your manuscript requires additional writing support, choose this higher level of Content Editing.

Inexperienced and English as a Second Language (ESL) writers require this service for Academic English language proficiency and communication.

We recommend Substantive Content Editing for a manuscript with extensive formatting to comply with journal submission guidelines.

Substantive Content Editing includes the following advanced services:

  • Level 1  – Technical Copy Editing
  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
  • “Editing Certificate” upon request

 

  • Level 2  – Substantive Content Editing
  • Assignment of your manuscript to a scientific editor with expert knowledge and understanding of your subject matter
  • Comprehensive English language corrections and modifications
  • Confirmation that your intended meaning and the substance of your manuscript communicate accurately
  • Validation of technical accuracy
  • Clarification of communication substance for precision
  • Critique of the presentation, flow, continuity, and consistency of thoughts
  • Evaluation of evidence provided to support claims, assertions, and conclusions
  • Communication with your Academic Content Editor during and after editing for professional help

 

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Level 3 - Developmental Impact Editing

Research Collaboration, Consultation &  Coordination for High-Impact Results

Developmental  Impact Editing is ideal for researchers and academically publishing authors. Secure a professional High-Impact Edit and get a SUBSTANTIVE EDIT, COVER LETTER, and additional MULTI-ROUND EDITS and FINAL PROOFREAD of your revisions to ensure your success! This is your best investment.

You receive consultation with a highly qualified subject expert and technical editor early in your writing process to create a higher impact with your research. It is the most Comprehensive Editing Service.

Increased competition makes it difficult to publish research in the world’s premier journals. Make sure you succeed! Your High-Impact Editor collaborates closely with you throughout your drafting stage. Create a compelling manuscript to distinguish your important work and impress high-impact journal editors.

Developmental Impact Editing Services includes both “Level 2 – Substantive Content Editing” and “Level 1 – Technical Copy Editing” + a number of high skill services:

  • Level 1  – Technical Copy Editing
  • Enhancing and correcting your English language
  • Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
  • Fixing spelling, grammar, and punctuation
  • Improving and remedying word use
  • Eliminating jargon, repetition, and redundancy
  • Reworking sentence and paragraph structure
  • Verifying style and terminology consistency
  • Correcting citations and reference format
  • Providing a final proofread and quality check
  • Using Tracked Changes to show all modifications
  • “Editing Certificate” upon request

 

  • Level 2  – Substantive Content Editing
  • Assignment of your manuscript to a scientific editor with expert knowledge and understanding of your subject matter
  • Comprehensive English language corrections and modifications
  • Confirmation that your intended meaning and the substance of your manuscript communicate accurately
  • Validation of technical accuracy
  • Clarification of communication substance for precision
  • Critique of the presentation, flow, continuity, and consistency of thoughts
  • Evaluation of evidence provided to support claims, assertions, and conclusions
  • Communication with your Academic Content Editor during and after editing for professional help

 

  • Level 3  – Developmental Impact Editing
  • Publishing advice and expert production advice during specialized collaboration with your High-Impact Editor for submission success
  • Professional content review and pre-submission consultation for high-quality documentation and manuscript preparation
  • Optimization of your Abstract to improve online exposure via searches for increasing status and recognition
  • Editorial Critique and professional recommendations to improve your supporting visual elements, such as tables, images, figures, diagrams, and schematics

ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR FREE INCLUDED ONLY IN “DEVELOPMENTAL IMPACT EDIT”:

  1. “High impact English LANGUAGE ENHANCEMENT” to highlight the core elements of the manuscript in a compelling, persuasive, and convincing manner
  2. “Expert Content Assessment Report” (ECAR) to clarify content-based strengths and weaknesses
  3. UP TO FIVE Multi-Round Edits required before the final proofread (within 6 months)
  4. ONE Final Proofread of prior manuscript submission’s corrections

 

Order a Developmental Package Edit to achieve confidence that you are OFFICIALLY READY to submit your writing publicly.

Recommended as a COMPLETE editorial service.

Get an Substantive Line Edit, feedback and a Final Copy Edit. Get necessary  MULTIPLE EDITS for organizing and presenting your ideas. Get help with the Academic English language and an extensive assessment of structure.

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Get professional help from an academic editor with a PhD so that you can submit to your journal with confidence. Our pre-review provides clarity and structure while improving your writing. We correct your manuscript directly while giving feedback and support. Let our highly qualified academic editors complete your research.

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