Specialist Citation Styles: What Is ACS Referencing?

19 hours ago / by David Standen
Specialist Citation Styles: What Is ACS Referencing?
If you’re editing or proofreading academic writing about chemistry, you may need to know how the ACS referencing system works. But you might not have come across this citation style unless you’re a chemist! To learn the basics, then, check out our guide below. What Is ACS Referencing? The…
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Editing Tips: Punctuation in Chicago Style

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Punctuation in Chicago Style
The Chicago Manual of Style (CMoS) contains a lot of information on punctuation! Some is just to remind the reader of standard usage (e.g. that a sentence should end in a full stop). But as a proofreader, it pays to know the subtleties of punctuation in Chicago style. Full…
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Specialist Systems: AMA Referencing

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
Specialist Systems: AMA Referencing
In our Becoming A Proofreader course, we look at some of the most widely used referencing systems, including APA, Chicago, MLA, and IEEE. But there are other systems available! In this post, for instance, we’re going to introduce the basics of AMA referencing. What Is AMA Referencing? AMA referencing is…
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A Guide to Secondary Citations (AMA, APA, Chicago and MLA)

1 month ago / by David Standen
A Guide to Secondary Citations (AMA, APA, Chicago and MLA)
In our Becoming A Proofreader course, we mention that proofreaders should look out for secondary citations when proofreading academic documents. And to help you do this, we’re looking at how some of the major referencing systems approach secondary citations. What Are Secondary Citations? In simple terms, a secondary citation…
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