A Quick Guide to Numbers in MLA Style

3 months ago / by David Standen
A Quick Guide to Numbers in MLA Style
Your client might not know all the details of MLA style. As an academic proofreader, then, your work may involve checking that documents follow MLA conventions. Thus, in this post, we’re looking at how to present numbers in academic writing according to MLA style. Numbers in MLA: Numerals or Words?…
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A Quick Guide to Citation Styles in CSE Referencing

3 months ago / by David Standen
A Quick Guide to Citation Styles in CSE Referencing
If you edit a lot of scientific writing, you will likely encounter CSE referencing at some point. But this system can be confusing, as it actually permits three citation styles. In this guide, then, we’ll set out the basics of CSE referencing, including what to look out for as a…
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Proofreading Tips: What Counts as Plagiarism in Academic Writing?

4 months 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 months 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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