Copy Editing Services

ALSJ only accepts articles written in good English. A scientifically sound and grammatically correct article leaves a greater impact on the reader. Our copyeditors ensure the usage of correct grammar and spelling, consistent terminology and accurate punctuation.

 

Our services include

  • Conforming to either British or American English

  • Improvement in language by opting for appropriate word choice

  • Correction of spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors

  • Accurate usage of tenses

  • Elimination of typographical errors

 

But we do not offer

  • Editing of scientific, medical or technical content

  • Re-writing or paraphrasing of any part or of the complete manuscript

  • Formatting of manuscripts as per specific Journal guideline

  • Editing or formatting of the reference

 

Types of manuscripts handled

ALSJ caters to manuscripts requiring both Minor and Moderate copyediting.

  • Minor Copyediting: Minor copyediting entails correction of spellings, punctuation, typographical errors and basic grammatical glitches.

  • Moderate copyediting: Moderate copyediting involves, besides typographical errors, correction of fundamental language errors mostly grammatical in nature, sentence clarity, redundancies and inconsistencies in the text of only linguistic nature.

 

Turn around options

  • Regular: 7 to 10 days depending on the type of editing required

  • Urgent: 3 to 5 days, depending on the type of editing required

 

Examples

 

Minor Copyediting:

Original: Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC)-Inulin and Paclitaxel in breast cancer cells, has potential to thrill the in-vitro breast tumors by local, sustained and long-term therapeutic drug delivery [52].

Edited: Fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC)-Inulin and Paclitaxel in breast cancer cells, have the potential to activate the in-vitro breast tumors by local, sustained and long-term therapeutic drug delivery [52].

 

Moderate Copyediting:

Original: Green tea contain beta-carotene, vitamin C, and alpha-tocopherol, that inhibiting oxidation reactions promoted by oxygen and peroxides and that include many held to protect the living body from the deleterious effects of free radicals.

Edited: Green tea contains beta-carotene, vitamin C, and alpha-tocopherol, that inhibit oxidation reactions promoted by oxygen and peroxides and protect the living body from the deleterious effects of free radicals.