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  • View Service Offered By Visual Content Communications

    Visual Content Communications

    Hadley, Massachusetts, United States

    24,392/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Copy Editing
    • Copywriting

    Technical Writing and User Manuals

    I collaborate with developers and companies to effectively communicate the benefits and functions of their products and to guide users through standard procedures. Build a library of easy-to-understan...

  • View Service Offered By Kay Derochie

    Kay Derochie

    Salem, Oregon, United States

    11,747/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Childrens Books
    • Copy Editing

    Editing & Proofreading

    As a full-service editor, I offer copy editing, developmental editing, substantive editing, proofreading, and query and book proposal services. Please visit my other service listings for detailed info...

  • View Service Offered By TextFixers


    Bangor, Maine, United States

    • academic editing
    • Academic Consulting
    • Academic Writing

    Academic Editing

    Textfixers offers academic editing services for PhD students, for academics looking for someone to help polish their manuscripts before publication, and authors who have great content but want to make...

  • View Service Offered By Hanli De Jager

    Hanli De Jager

    Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    1,441/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Admin Support
    • Afrikaans Translation

    Editing & Proofreading

    I have excellent English language skills. I have a Bachelor''s degree in English and I believe that I possess the necessary skills to complete the project accurately and within the set deadline. At...

  • View Service Offered By Jared K.

    Jared K.

    North Mankato, Minnesota, United States

    2,077/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Academic
    • Editing

    Academic Editing

    In terms of editing, I have proof-read and edited hundreds of term papers, theses, dissertations, and published articles. Although my background is in history, I have worked with academics from a vari...

  • View Service Offered By MonsterEdits


    Norman, Oklahoma, United States

    2,372/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Academic Research
    • Academic Writing

    Academic Writing - focus on biology

    As an "academic", I''m skilled in a wide range of writing for the sciences, non-profits, service organizations, etc. I also have expertise in editing and particularly enjoy copyediting and proofreadi...

  • View Service Offered By Zunair Ali Syed

    Zunair Ali Syed

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

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    • academic editing
    • Academic Research
    • Article Writing

    Academic & Technical Writing Expert

    I am an experienced freelance writer with a broad range of writing styles, especially technical and academic writing. Whatever the task, I spend time carefully considering every single word and crafti...

  • View Service Offered By Rashid Mehmood 4

    Rashid Mehmood 4

    Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

    • academic editing
    • Academic
    • Academic Papers

    SEO, blog, academic & content writing

    I am a professional SEO Article Writer with some special abilities. These days, it''s really tough to beat your competitors without knowing their weaknesses. Mostly, you don''t know how to rank your per...

  • View Service Offered By Writes of Passage, LLC 1

    Writes of Passage, LLC 1

    University City, Missouri, United States

    2,105/year ·
    • academic editing
    • Academic Consulting
    • Academic Writing

    Academic Writing

    Editing and proofreading of written materials. Curriculum development. No projects involving plagiarism will be accepted.

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Hire Freelancers Who Provide Academic Writing Editing Services

Academic writing aims to provide knowledge, concepts and arguments in an impersonal tone, for an audience that is familiar with the basics of that particular subject. This is a very detailed and extensive form of writing with clear sections and sub-sections, so that the reader can follow the structure with ease. It also has an extremely detailed list of references in the form of an annotated bibliography, which is aimed at giving due credit to the work references. The various academic documents include books and book reports, conference papers, dissertations and theses, essays, research papers, journal articles, technical reports and literature reviews.

What Academic Copyediting Service Providers Do?

Academic editors go through an academic text in excruciating detail, looking for errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation. They also check for consistency in style, active or passive voice, tense, format, in-line citations, and the final list of references. If the document has a requirement of following a particular style of formatting and referencing, academic editors check for the incorporation of these features in the document too. These styles are generally based on the APA (American Psychological Association) or MLA (Modern Language Association) format that refers to guidelines for formatting the paper and adding in-text citations and bibliography. Based on your requirements, target audience and purpose of academic writing, editors provide relevant suggestions to improve your document, and make it of a very high quality. They can also sufficiently edit scientific and research articles in various areas of study making them eligible for publication in reputed journals. This is essential as for a lot of scientists, as English might not be their primary language and they need help reporting their findings in English accurately.

If you are looking to hire a person who can provide academic writing editing services, you can access any of the best websites to hire freelancers, like Guru. However, you need to ensure that your freelancer has:

  • An understanding of the style of writing of technical documents such as user manuals, books and manuscripts, technical reports, essays, journal articles and research papers.

  • A very strong knowledge of the principles of grammar and can easily catch grammatical, punctuation and spelling mistakes in the document.

  • A strong vocabulary and can give a good flow to the sentences of the document.

Qualifications of Academic Copyediting Service Providers

It is ideal that your freelancer has:

  • A strong educational background and understanding of writing styles and nuances of the English language, including the various styles of formatting and referencing.

  • Knowledge of the different types of academic texts, their purposes and their target audience.

  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in a domain or inclination to do deep seeded research.

Benefits of Freelance Academic Copyediting Service Providers

In recent times, a number of skilled editors and proofreaders have chosen to offer online freelance services for editing and proofreading academic texts. As they have worked with various clients in editing several academic documents, their cumulative knowledge and experience can help you with your specific requirements.

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