A Guide to Referencing and Religious Texts

3 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
A Guide to Referencing and Religious Texts
Religious texts, whether published as books or accessed online, often play by different rules when it comes to referencing. So, as a proofreader, you’ll need to pay particular attention to referencing if your client is citing the Bible, the Quran, or any other sacred text. Here, we set out the…
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Proofreading Tips: Punctuation in MHRA Style

4 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
Proofreading Tips: Punctuation in MHRA Style
The MHRA Style Guide is often used in the humanities, especially in the UK. But what does a proofreader need to know when working on a document that follows this style? In this post, we will look at the rules for punctuation in MHRA style, including: General guidelines about the…
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Proofreading Checklist: Thesis or Dissertation

4 months ago / by Yessica Klein
Proofreading Checklist: Thesis or Dissertation
Whether at master’s or PhD level, theses and dissertations are complex documents. This can make them difficult to proofread. With that in mind, though, we’ve prepared this handy proofreading checklist you can use when working on a thesis or dissertation. Parts of the Thesis/Dissertation Theses and dissertations typically comprise several…
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A Guide to Citing Shakespeare in Academic Writing

4 months ago / by Yessica Klein
A Guide to Citing Shakespeare in Academic Writing
Shakespeare's plays are so influential that many style guides have special rules for citing them. As a proofreader, then, you’ll need to look out for citations like these when working on academic writing. Here, we’ll set out the key rules for citing Shakespeare plays in some of the major referencing…
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