Proofreading Tips: Punctuation in MHRA Style

3 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

3 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

3 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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Proofreading Tips: Titles of Other Works in APA Style

3 months 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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