What are Copy Editing and Language Editing?

Copy Editing is the work done on the author’s manuscript to prepare it for publishing. It is a process by which the author’s original material is made clear and presentable before being published. When specific style guidelines are followed while copyediting, it helps to maintain a uniform output of the work. Copyediting methodologies are of two types: Hardcopy (correcting on the hardcopy typescript) and Onscreen Editing (corrections directly on the electronic version of the manuscript).

Copy Editing is the work that an editor does to improve the formatting, style, and accuracy of text. Copy editing is done before both typesetting (The presentation of textual material and graphics on paper or other medium) and proofreading, the latter of which is the last step in the editorial cycle. More...

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