Proofreading Tips: Titles of Other Works in APA Style

1 month ago / by Yessica Klein
Proofreading Tips: Titles of Other Works in APA Style
The APA Publication Manual is widely used in academic writing, especially in the social and behavioral sciences. If you’re proofreading this type of writing, you need to know how to format titles of other works (e.g., books or papers…
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Hyphens and Dashes in AMA Style

2 months ago / by Bethan McGloin
Hyphens and Dashes in AMA Style
The AMA Manual of Style (11th edition) is an academic style guide widely used in the medical sciences. As an academic proofreader, then, you may need to learn the basics of this style. And, having previously introduced the AMA referencing system, this post will focus on how to use hyphens…
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Proofreading Checklist: Student Essay

3 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
Proofreading Checklist: Student Essay
Academic proofreading can be a great source of work for freelancers. But what should you look for when proofreading a student essay? In this essay proofreading checklist, we set out the issues that often affect essays, from basic typos to errors with citations and formatting. Mechanical Issues No matter the…
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A Quick Guide to Dates in MHRA Style

3 months ago / by Yessica Klein
A Quick Guide to Dates in MHRA Style
The Modern Humanities Research Association's style guide (or MHRA style) is frequently used in the arts and humanities, particularly in the UK. We have covered referencing in MHRA style before, but here we’re going to look at how to present dates in MHRA style. Read on below to find out…
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