Standard Proofreading & Editing is perfect if you’re confident about your writing but need a second pair of eyes to catch:
For a more comprehensive edit, you can add one or multiple add-on editing services that fit your needs.
|Within 12 hours
|Papers, essays, dissertations, manuscripts
|4.6 based on 3,395 reviews
At Scribbr, you can rest assured that only the best editors will work on your paper.
All our 800+ editors have passed the challenging Scribbr Academy, which has a passing rate of only 2%.
We handpick your editor based on several criteria, including field of study and document type. And we’ll even expand your team with citation and formatting experts if needed.
I have a doctorate in biology and studied a range of life science subjects. I specialize in editing academic texts.
I researched at Harvard, taught English with a Fulbright in Peru, and earned a master's from Johns Hopkins.
I am an academic editor and book reviewer. I am familiar with many style guides and have edited over 6 million words.
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Upload your document and easily select the pages that need editing. Next, choose your turnaround time and services and explain your situation and needs to the editor.
After placing your order you can keep track of our progress. From finding your perfect editor to potential hand-overs to formatting or citation experts.
You’ll receive back your document with tracked changes and feedback as well as a personal letter from your editor. The last step is submitting your work with confidence!
Yes, if your document is longer than 20,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.
You will receive the sample edit within 12 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.
Yes, we can provide a certificate of proofreading.
As soon as the editor delivers the edit, you can email us at email@example.com to request a certificate.
Please indicate the following in your email:
We will create a PDF certificate and email it to you as soon as possible.
The fastest turnaround time is 12 hours.
You can upload your document at any time and choose between three deadlines:
All Scribbr editors are language experts with interests in different subject areas.
These are the fields of study you can choose from, and examples of the main subjects in each field:
Editors don’t have to be experts in the content of your paper, but they do know how to present it in the best way possible! Our goal is to improve your writing and give you feedback on the readability, structure, logic, and clarity of your text. We know from experience that the most effective editors are specialists in language and academic writing.
We’ve carefully selected and trained all of our editors to proofread theses and other academic documents. Once they’re qualified, we continue to carefully monitor their work to make sure we always deliver the highest quality.