Book Editing and Proofreading Services
Instructions for Submission

PRS offers professional academic and scientific book editing and proofreading services for professors, senior researchers and postdoctoral fellows working in all academic and scientific fields.

By sending your academic or scientific book manuscript to us for editing and proofreading before you submit it to an appropriate publisher, you will increase its chances of being considered seriously by editors and peer reviewers, and this will ultimately increase its chances of being accepted for publication. On the other hand, if your academic or scientific book manuscript has been rejected by your publisher of choice due to problems with formatting or language, or the acquisitions editor has perhaps asked that all such problems be thoroughly resolved before the book can be considered seriously or accepted for publication, one of our book editors will provide the perfect solution. When you send us your book, be sure to include, along with your document, the link to or a file containing the publisher’s guidelines or author instructions so that we can ensure that your text meets all the requirements. Any helpful criticism that you have already received from the editor can also be included, as can your own notes about aspects or sections of your writing or formatting that especially concern you. Whatever your specific needs may be, our book editing and proofreading services will give you more confidence in the work that you submit and publish.

Senior academics and scientists who are not native speakers of English but who want or need to publish their academic or scientific research in the English language make up a large portion of our clientele. Our academic and scientific book editors can assist such authors in communicating as clearly and with as much precision and sophistication in English as they would were they writing in their native language. However, the academic or scientific editing services that we offer are also extremely useful for native speakers of English who would like a second pair of professionally trained eyes to ensure that the academic or scientific work that they submit for publication contains no errors or inconsistencies and is generally polished to perfection.

An enormous amount of time, effort and often money is invested in writing an academic or scientific book, and the demands of such a project are more complex and challenging than those associated with writing a short article or a single chapter. Certainly a coherent and engaging argument must be developed through numerous details and sustained over a large body of text, but effective and consistent formatting, accurate and thorough citations and references and informative language that is clear, correct and appropriately formal are also essential throughout a successful scholarly book. The fact that the chapters of a book are often written separately – in some cases at different times by the same author and in others by entirely different authors – makes meeting these requirements both difficult and complicated and necessitates extremely careful proofreading and editing. Each author must check and correct his or her own writing, of course, and editors of collections will need to oversee the work of others, but there is simply no substitute for the services of a professional proofreader who specialises in academic or scientific writing. For example, when you send your academic or scientific book manuscript to us, you can rest assured that a highly educated native speaker of English who is familiar with your discipline and subject area will proofread your work with the utmost attention to detail, correcting any errors in your grammar, spelling and punctuation and ensuring that you have observed all the relevant publisher guidelines for structure, formatting and referencing.

The successful publication process of a scholarly book can be lengthy and exacting, and there are usually several stages that require the author’s time and attention. Our academic or scientific book proofreaders are happy to help you at any point along the way. Feel free to send us each chapter individually as soon as it is drafted or the manuscript of the entire book prior to submission. If an editor asks you to make revisions in language or formatting, we can help you with the whole book or only the particularly problematic parts of it. When it comes to the final copyediting and typesetting, we are experts at spotting and correcting the tiniest errors and inconsistencies in academic and scientific texts. We encourage you to make use of our academic or scientific book proofreading and editing services in whatever way you find to be the most helpful for your project and your mode of working, and please remember that we are also delighted to proofread your book proposals and synopses, as well as your correspondence with editors, to ensure that you are presenting and discussing your work in professional ways that are clear and designed to achieve success.

Why Us?

We guarantee 100% satisfaction.

All our book editors are highly qualified native English speakers. The price is worked out at a flat rate per 1,000 words, so you know exactly how much the editing of your paper will cost in advance.

Subject Matter Editors
Experienced US and UK editors are available in your academic field.

Secure and Confidential
We will never give away personal details or reveal anything about your book. The security of your document is guaranteed by PRS. Files are transferred over a secure network, and your book will be deleted after one calendar month.

Reference Check
Our book editors will make sure that your sources are cited correctly whether you use Harvard referencing, APA style or any other citation style.

We are a dedicated provider of English editing and proofreading services for the publishing authors in all academic fields.

We use the ‘track changes’ function of Microsoft Word when editing your book. This function allows you to move easily between changes and accept any or all of the modifications proposed by the book editor. Corrections, suggestions and comments are shown in the right-hand margin and are easy to incorporate into your book.

Interested? Get in Touch with PRS

If you are interested in our book editing and proofreading services, please send us your book, stating the academic field, deadline and any formatting or style requirements.

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