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Dissertation Support Services

    • STYLISTIC EDITING
    • Standardize and correct:
    • Punctuation
    • Spelling
    • Grammar
    • Syntax
    • Flow
    • Style
    • Sentence structure
    • Clarify meaning
    • Eliminate jargon and clich├ęs
    • Ensure that language flows
    • Polish the distinct style and/or voice of writing.
    • may also include: Checking or correcting reading level
    • Adjusting tone and formality of language
    • Clarifying voices in dialogue.
    • $15/page
    • STRUCTURAL EDITING
    • Focus on logical organization and flow of content for:
    • Clarity
    • Conciseness
    • Ease of reading at sentence, paragraph and chapter levels.
    • Assesses logic and comprehensibility of arguments
    • Compellingness of plot development
    • Logical and accurate conveyance of information
    • Correct for any discrepancies in info, logic flow, or comprehensiveness and compelling-nature
    • $25/page
    • FORMAT EDITING
    • Correct for accuracy and consistency across the manuscript,
    • Formatting of:
    • Layout
    • Fonts
    • Styles
    • Paragraphing
    • Sectioning
    • Headings
    • Page numbering
    • Word, page and Section breaks
    • Cross references
    • Tables, List, and Figures.
    • May also include Completion and Verification of table of contents
    • Verifying cross-referencing and inclusion of indices.
    • $5/page
    • SUBSTANTIVE EDITING
    • Comprehensive revision and/or re-creation of your manuscript content
    • Eliminate problems with Logic, Clarity and Style
    • Preserve the Research, Outline and Content topic/subject matter.
    • Includes a combination of three types of editing: stylistic, structural and/or format editing.
    • Please note: This is a re-writing of original material and may result in an entirely re-written manuscript that bears no resemblance to the original manuscript.
    • $40/page
    • FACT CHECKING
    • Thorough and comprehensive review of sourced content
    • Verify the accuracy of noted citations
    • Ascertain the appropriateness of attribution styles used
    • Identify areas where sources or citations are needed.
    • Checking the accuracy of facts and quotations
    • Referencing original sources
    • Cross-checking sourcing, citations and reference list.
    • $10/page
    • PROOFREADING
    • Exhaustive review of all elements of the dissertation manuscript
    • Content and format
    • Style
    • Layout
    • Clarity
    • Consistency
    • Cohesiveness
    • Accuracy
    • Design
    • Please note: Proof reading is the final revision before submitting the dissertation manuscript for publication and is only appropriate once the dissertation has been defended and the final editing and layout of the dissertation manuscript have been authorized.
    • $10/page
    • DEVELOPMENTAL MANUSCRIPT ADVISING
    • Coordinating and supervising the entire dissertation from rough concept to final submission
    • Incorporating input from dissertation chair(s), committee member(s), and overseeing IRB(s), where necessary.
    • All editing services are included.
    • Please note: A cost estimate, schedule reflecting critical deadlines and individualized service contract including all editing services will be prepared and customized accordingly.
    • TBD/Varies

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