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Academic Editing and Proofreading Services 

WordsRU provides online, professional academic editing and proofreading services for all academic disciplines and fields.
Our highly qualified academic editors ensure compliance with numerous citation and university style requirements and also address the unique needs of those for whom English is a second language (ESL). We work with students at all levels, as well as postgraduates and faculty.

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July 11, 2024

(United Kingdom)

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June 08, 2024

(United States of America)

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What WordsRU’s Academic Editing
Service Can Do for You

WordsRU can assist you with editing a variety of academic and scholarly documents, such as conference papers, monographs, grant or research proposals, faculty self-review packages, instructional handouts and materials, and any other written obligations that academic scholars and instructors incur.

If your document is not listed here, just contact us and we'll be happy to address your unique editing needs! Our team of professional editors has a wide array of experience and expertise with a variety of subject areas and document types.

WordsRU's qualified, professional academic editors have vast experience working with academic writing at all levels and in all fields. We know how to take your writing and help it make the best impression on those who read it.

What kind of academic work do you edit?

WordsRU edits essays, research papers, reports, theses, dissertations, journal articles, books, university applications, personal statements, and other academic documents.

What kinds of errors will you fix?

Our editors correct grammatical, spelling, tense, punctuation, and typographical errors. Additionally, your editor will review word choice and word form, as well as sentence and paragraph structure, to ensure that your writing flows logically and advances your discussion with concision, clarity, and consistency. WordsRU editors will not conduct research, write, add to, or alter your content; however, your editor will make suggestions and recommendations for improvement. Your editor will even remain available for questions and to review any revisions you make as a result of the edit.

What about guidelines for format and citations?

Your editor will ensure that your work conforms with the citation and referencing style format that your university, instructor, supervisor, department, or publisher requires. Particularly with theses, dissertations, and journal submissions, you may be required to adhere to form and style guidelines beyond your basic citation style. WordsRU editors are familiar with a large variety of citation styles and university requirements. If your university, department, professor, Chair/Mentor, or publisher has provided you with style guidelines or has otherwise informed you about presentation requirements, please pass this information on to us.

Your WordsRU editor will also check your in-text citations to make sure that they are included in the reference list or bibliography. Your editor will indicate where you need to insert additional citations and which of your citations and references are lacking required information.

Can you help me organize my chapters and paragraphs?

While WordsRU editors do not research, write, add to, or alter academic text, they do offer suggestions and provide advice on ways to improve the sequence and consistency of the paragraphs and chapters in your document. If you supply the details of your assignment, your editor will discuss with you the best possible way to meet those requirements.

Will using an editor get me in trouble?

No. In fact, many instructors prefer that their students use editors. WordsRU editors follow a strict code of ethics to ensure that our edits do not promote plagiarism. WordsRU editors do not research, write, add to, or alter academic text. If your WordsRU editor thinks an edit might change your intended meaning, he or she will provide a comment to draw your attention.

How quickly can you edit my paper?

The time required for an edit depends on the length and condition of the project, but we will make every effort to accommodate your deadline. WordsRU editors can usually return documents of 2000 words or less in 24 hours (upon receipt of payment); we also offer expedited service if you need an edit done more quickly.

Please remember that many academic documents benefit from consultation between the editor and the author. This is especially so for documents written by less-experienced students or by students and academics who have difficulty expressing themselves in writing (such as those for whom English is a second language). The consultation process can add great value to your project, but it also takes time. You should also allow yourself at least a day to review the edited paper and make any revisions.

How much does editing cost?

We price your project according to its word count and the condition of the writing, the time allotted, and the exchange rate (depending on your choice of currency). WordsRU provides quotes in your choice of U.S., Australian, Canadian, or Hong Kong dollars, euros, or pounds sterling.

Can WordsRU edit documents in UK English?

WordsRU is a global service, with editors around the world. We are able to work in UK, U.S., Australian, Canadian, Hong Kong, and New Zealand English.

How will you return my paper?

We return two copies of the paper: a marked copy with all corrections and comments showing, as well as a revised copy with the corrections accepted and comments removed. Note that the revised copy is NOT ready to submit to your professor/Chair/Advisor! You should review and address any comments or suggestions the editor has made before submitting. There may be information you need to add to the reference list entries, or text you need to clarify or elaborate on throughout the paper.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact your editor, who will be happy to discuss your paper and explain his or her comments and suggestions. In addition, the editor will review specific passages and edit a certain amount of new text, at your request.