Editing

Help your paper stand out with editing designed especially for scientific researchers.

ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services’ English editing service was designed to help scientists communicate their research more effectively. Our subject-matter expert editors will review and edit your manuscript for grammar, spelling and other language errors, so your ideas are presented at their best.

Standard Language Editing Services

Standard Language Editing Services include:

  • Correcting spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors
  • Checking for problems in parallelism, tense and conjugations
  • Eliminating improper language and poor word choice
  • Altering awkward or unnatural sentences
  • Making the document sound natural and professional
  • Reviewing the use of terminology within the document
  • Conforming to the author's choice of American or British English
  • Eligible for an ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services Certificate
  • You can opt for Standard Editing to be completed in 4 or 7 business days.

Standard Language Editing Services do NOT include:

  • Changing the formatting of the document, word count changes, or adhering to a specific style sheet
  • Editing for research methods and content
  • Translation from a foreign language
  • Editing of the references
  • Verifying, editing, or formatting references
  • Editing files that are not in Microsoft Word format
  • Writing, rewriting, or paraphrasing any part of the document

You can opt for Standard Editing to be completed in 4 or 7 business days.

Premium Language Editing Services

Premium Language Editing Services include all aspects of Standard Language Editing Services and ALSO include:

  • Revising wordy or awkward constructions
  • Improving transitions and flow
  • Ensuring that the manuscript maintains a consistent style
  • A summary sheet outlining the changes made to the document
  • Guaranteed ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services Certificate
  • Premium Editing is completed in 6 business days.

Premium Language Editing Services do NOT include:

  • Changing the formatting of the document, word count changes, or adhering to a specific style sheet
  • Editing for research methods and content
  • Translation from a foreign language
  • Editing of the references
  • Verifying, editing, or formatting references
  • Editing of files that are not in Microsoft Word format
  • Writing, rewriting, or paraphrasing any part of the document

Premium Editing is completed in 6 business days.

Please note: Use of these Language Editing Services DOES NOT guarantee manuscript acceptance.

Editing Services Comparison Chart

Standard Premium
Editing Certificate yes, if qualified* yes
Natural phrasing/syntax yes yes
Word choice (including field terminology) yes yes
Grammar yes yes
Punctuation yes yes
Spelling errors yes yes
Style yes
Consistency in terminology, abbreviations, etc. yes
Summary of changes yes
* if qualified

About Our Team of Experts

ACS ChemWorx Authoring Services’ experts are native English speakers. Each manuscript is matched with a subject matter expert who has either completed or is completing a Master’s, Ph.D., or M.D. program at a top-ranked U.S. university or who has worked at a top U.S. research institute. Learn More

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