Proofreading Tips: What Counts as Plagiarism in Academic Writing?

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
Proofreading Tips: What Counts as Plagiarism in Academic Writing?
To do their job well, academic proofreaders need to know what constitutes plagiarism. This is partly so they can help clients avoid it. But guidelines on academic plagiarism may also affect the kinds of services you can provide. With that in mind, here, we look at: What counts as plagiarism…
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Specialist Citation Styles: What Is AIP Referencing?

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
Specialist Citation Styles: What Is AIP Referencing?
Proofreading Academy provides in-depth advice on academic proofreading, including outlining several major citation styles. But there are other specialist styles that you may encounter in your work. Today, for example, we’re taking a quick look at AIP referencing. What Is AIP Referencing? AIP referencing was created by the American Institute…
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Numeric Citations in ACS Referencing

1 month ago / by David Standen
Numeric Citations in ACS Referencing
ACS referencing offers a couple of methods for citing sources in the chemical sciences. This includes a number–note system, where you cite sources using numbers in the text. But how do numeric citations work in ACS referencing? In this blog post, we run you through the basics. Numeric Citations Styles…
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Editing Tips: Punctuation in APA Style

2 months ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Punctuation in APA Style
The APA Publication Manual is one of the principal academic style guides. And if you’re proofreading academic writing, especially in the social and behavioural sciences, you’ll need to know the basics of punctuation in APA style. Here, then, we'll look at: When to use full stops in abbreviations How…
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