Scribbr’s proofreading services are transparent, fast, and straightforward. From uploading your paper to making the final revisions, we’re there for you every step of the way.
Upload your entire document and select the pages that you need edited.
Select the right proofreading services and choose a deadline of 24 hours, 3 days, or 7 days.
Choose your field of study, provide details, and upload your supervisor’s guidelines or feedback.
We take over now and contact you when the job is done.
Depending on your field of study and requirements, we hand-pick the best editor for the job.
The editor edits your document based on our Improvement Model using Track Changes in Word.
We double-check the editor’s work using a smart quality control algorithm. If the quality is sub-par, a second editor will re-edit the document.
Once the editor is finished you will receive a text message and email. We always meet your deadline.
We are available to answer your questions about the edit via chat, phone and email every day.
Share your thoughts about the edit. Not 100% happy? Please let us know and we’ll find a solution that helps you!
We take privacy seriously. We automatically delete all your files after one year, but you can also manually delete them whenever you want.
Want to contact us directly? No problem. We are always here for you.
Scribbr specializes in editing study-related documents. We proofread:
The fastest turnaround time is 24 hours.
You can upload your document at any time and choose between three deadlines:
At Scribbr, we promise to make every customer 100% happy with the service we offer. Our philosophy: Your complaint is always justified – no denial, no doubts.
Our customer support team is here to find the solution that helps you the most, whether that’s a free new edit or a refund for the service.
Yes, if your document is longer than 30,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.
You will receive the sample edit within 24 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.
Yes, in the order process you can indicate your preference for American, British, or Australian English.
If you don’t choose one, your editor will follow the style of English you currently use. If your editor has any questions about this, we will contact you.
Yes, regardless of the deadline you choose, our editors can proofread your document during weekends and holidays.
Example: If you select the 24-hour service on Saturday, you will receive your edited document back within 24 hours on Sunday.
Our APA experts default to APA 7 for editing and formatting. For the Citation Editing Service you are able to choose between APA 6 and 7.
Every Scribbr order comes with our award-winning Proofreading & Editing service, which combines two important stages of the revision process.
For a more comprehensive edit, you can add a Structure Check or Clarity Check to your order. With these building blocks, you can customize the kind of feedback you receive.
You might be familiar with a different set of editing terms. To help you understand what you can expect at Scribbr, we created this table:
|Types of editing||Available at Scribbr?|
Correction of superficial mistakes, such as typos, misspellings, punctuation errors and consistency errors.
This is the “proofreading” in Scribbr’s standard service. It can only be selected in combination with editing.
Focus on grammar, syntax, style, tone and the conventions of the field. The editor also considers the internal logic of the text and flags any obvious contradictions.
This is the “editing” in Scribbr’s standard service. It can only be selected in combination with proofreading.
Focus on language, style, concision and choices. The editor helps you strengthen your story, polish your sentences and ensure that your use of language drives home your ideas.
Select the Structure Check and Clarity Check to receive a comprehensive edit equivalent to a line edit.
|Developmental editing (i.e. content editing, substantive editing)
This is the first step of the editing process and applies to very early drafts. The editor helps you structure your ideas, decide what story to tell and find direction for your writing.
This kind of editing involves heavy rewriting and restructuring. Our editors cannot help with this.