Proofreading Tips: What Counts as Plagiarism in Academic Writing?

4 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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Productivity Software: Website Blockers to Help You Stay Focused

1 month ago / by David Standen
Productivity Software: Website Blockers to Help You Stay Focused
Distractions abound on the web. And these distractions can be costly for freelance proofreaders, reducing productivity, accuracy, and earnings. If this sounds like your working day, you may want to download a website blocker to help you stay focused. But what are website blockers? And what software should you use?…
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Specialist Citation Styles: What Is AIP Referencing?

1 month 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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Editing Tips: Widows and Orphans Explained

1 month ago / by David Standen
Editing Tips: Widows and Orphans Explained
As a proofreader, if you work with a publisher, they might ask you to look out for widows and orphans in a typeset text. But this can be tricky, as not everyone uses these words in the same way! In this post, then, we’ll explain the basics, includingRead on below…
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