WHAT IS PROOFREADING?

Proofreading is the final step before publishing or sharing written content to ensure every letter, every mark, and every space is 100% correct. This entails a thorough, comprehensive check of all:

 

  • Spelling

  • Grammar

  • Punctuation

  • Formatting

  • Spacing

  • Citations

  • Institutional preferences

  • Possible typographical errors

  • Style, clarity, and word choice

PROOFREADER QUALIFICATIONS

  • Native English speaker (U.S.)

  • Certified proofreader with Proofreading Academy

  • Professional publishing experience 

  • Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in social sciences 

  • Member of the Editorial Freelancers Association

  • Experience with APA and Chicago/Turabian styles

  • Award recipient for customer service

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