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Where Do I Begin?

Summary:

Proofreading is primarily about searching your writing for errors, both grammatical and typographical, before submitting your paper for an audience (a teacher, a publisher, etc.). Use this resource to help you find and fix common errors.

Contributors:Jaclyn M. Wells, Morgan Sousa, Mia Martini, Allen Brizee, and Ashley Velázquez
Last Edited: 2016-02-09 10:24:28

Proofreading can be a difficult process, especially when you’re not sure where to start or what this process entails. Think of proofreading as a process of looking for any inconsistencies and grammatical errors as well as style and spelling issues. Below are a few general strategies that can help you get started.

  1. Before You Proofread
  2. When You Proofread
  3. After You Are Done

General Strategies Before You Proofread

General Strategies While You Proofread

When You Are Done

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