Academic proofreading

Your Scribbr editor proofreads and edits your dissertation, thesis or essay. Choose services tailored to your needs.

Plagiarism Checker

Learn how to become an original writer. Use our Plagiarism Checker to understand, detect and avoid plagiarism.

APA Reference Generator

The easiest way to generate your APA style reference list and in-text citations – for free!

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What students write about us
Juan manuel Cordoba rios 21 October 2020

no permite agregar a mas de dos autores

no permite agregar a mas de dos autores

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customer 21 October 2020

Good review for a writing sample

Great review and feedback for a writing sample for graduate school.

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EL 18 October 2020

Very thorough edit

Very thorough edit. Did not change my voice at all. Gave lots of suggestions which were all very helpful.

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Red 18 October 2020

This is an outstanding service for your…terrific service

This is an outstanding service for your writing. Clear, accurate, and precise responses to your work. Excellent work.

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Juanita Valdez 18 October 2020

The paper I wrote was subpar

The paper I wrote was subpar, but the editors at Scribbr really took it up to the professional level I needed. I would use again 100%

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Khiêm Nguyễn 17 October 2020

Great service! Excellent

I requested the Scribbr team to proofread my document. It was really great! There was a lot of notes and edits to improve my writing, and I felt the paragraphs improved a lot. The editor understood the goal of my writing and suggest improvements accordingly. The editor even finished my document sooner than expected. I recommend Scribbr proofread service and probably use Scribbr in the future.

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RD 14 October 2020

Smooth process

It was overall a smooth process and the editing clearly improved the readability of the manuscript.

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anonymous 14 October 2020

Very Helpful

Very thorough commenting and professional help!

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Ronna Fruth 14 October 2020

I haven't been to school in over 30…

I haven't been to school in over 30 years so this was a lifesaver for me. The turnaround time was amazing. I highly, highly recommend using Scribbr

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Mason Poff 13 October 2020

this helped a lot with me outlining and…

this helped a lot with me outlining and to structure my essay. thank you! :)

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Alia Shubber 11 October 2020

Thanks for everything

Thanks for everything! You guys are grate. You’re comments are very clear and they helped me a lot with the essay.

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Eduardo González Zetina 9 October 2020

Just excellent

Just excellent. Thanks.

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Hamza zine 8 October 2020

You did a great work

You did a great work. Thank you!

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Sy Chen 7 October 2020

Their work is very professional

Their work is very professional, and they left insightful comments and suggestions besides correcting your grammar and paragraph structures.

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ashastem euiiea 6 October 2020

Excelente, recomendadísima

Es una página muy completa porque posee diversas herramientas, además es fácil de usar, ha sido de gran apoyo para mis estudios, agradezco infinitamente a los creadores de esta página.

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Hiep Hoang 4 October 2020

2nd time use Scribbr service

Very fast service and high quality of product delivered. Extremely satisfied.

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AL 4 October 2020

Good proofreading, lackluster reference checking

I used Scribbr to proofread my master's thesis and included reference checking to the package. I have a mixed feelings about the end result. I'm very satisfied with the proofreading and editing part. The person doing the proofreading was clearly not from my exact field of study, but did nevertheless a wonderful job. The quality of the language used in my thesis improved substantially, and the comments were insightful. I'm less satisfied with the quality of the reference checking. There was clearly no coordination between the two editors and the person doing the reference checking made changes that contradicted both APA style guidelines and style used in the main text. He also made some changes to contents of the citations that I could not verify to be correct. All in all, I had to revert many of the changes and it caused a lot of extra work for me. I also asked the customer service for clarification about some of the stylistic choises made by the reference checker. They promised to consult a "Reference Specialist", but never got back to me. Update: After writing this review, I was contacted by Scribbr customer service. They apologized for the quality of the reference check and the communication breakdown with the customer service, and promised to refine their processes so that these kinds of incidents would not occur. Because I had already submitted my thesis and no additional editing was possible, they offered me a full refund for the reference check. I'm happy with the solution.

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Marta 2 October 2020

Best service ever

The price estimation procedure is simple, clear and super fast. I particularly appreciated the possibility to review clarity of my writing. For both of my orders the proofread documents were sent back before the deadline. And my editor provided in-depth comments and grammar explanations for frequent mistakes. And she also sent a kind word about the subject matter of my paper. I will definitely use the service again and already recommended it to my colleagues.

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Mei Ding 30 September 2020

The editor has done a good job

The editor has done a good job! I like it. Thank you all.

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Luke 30 September 2020

Very pleased with every aspect of…

Very pleased with every aspect of Scribbr's language proofing service. Great value for money.

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Scribbr Knowledge Base

Everything you need for first-class academic writing

Free resources used by 4,000,000 students every month.

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Bite-sized videos that guide you through the writing process. Get the popcorn, sit back, and learn!

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Ready-made slides for teachers and professors that want to kickstart their lectures.

Articles

Accessible how-to guides, full of examples that help you write a flawless essay, proposal, or dissertation.

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Checklists

Handy checklists to make sure you don't forget anything important.

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Our mission?

Help you achieve your academic goals

Whether we’re editing dissertations, checking for plagiarism, generating APA references or writing useful Knowledge Base articles, our aim is to help students graduate.

We believe that every student should have the right tools for academic success. We pave the way to your academic degree.

Questions?

Please contact us

The team is 24/7 available for your questions.

Frequently asked questions

Will my document be published on a (public) database?

No, the Scribbr Plagiarism Check does not result in your document being published in any public database (unlike many other free plagiarism checker services).

As soon as you’ve received the result from the Plagiarism Checker, you can directly delete all details and documents from the Scribbr server.

Which sources are used for the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker?

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker, in partnership with Turnitin, compares your document against the largest and fastest-growing content database in the world:

  • Over 70 billion current and historical web pages.
  • Over 69 million journal articles and books from more than 1,700 publishers such as Springer, IEEE, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell and Taylor & Francis.

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker does not have access to Turnitin’s global database with student papers. Only your university can add and compare submissions to this database.

In your plagiarism report you can see the database in which the original source is found.

Turnitin Similarity Report

When should I use the Own Sources Checker instead of the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker?

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker compares your document against the largest plagiarism database in the world. It will detect any similarities with documents in that database.

However, you might be unsure if all of the sources you used are in that database – for example, because some of your sources are unpublished. In this case, you can make use of our Own Sources Checker. Here you can add all the sources you want to a private database and compare them with your own document.

How long does the Scribbr Plagiarism Check take?

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker needs approximately 10 minutes to process your document. This time is needed to compare your paper with a massive database with billions of web pages and publications. Documents larger than 35.000 words can take a bit longer.

We will send you an e-mail when the check is finished!

Can I check my document for plagiarism multiple times?

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker will only check your document for plagiarism once. Don’t worry – if you have followed our guide, as well as our articles on preventing plagiarism and citing sources, there is no need to perform a second plagiarism check.

Keep in mind that if you try to avoid plagiarism by paraphrasing, you still need to include a reference to the original source.

If you still want to perform a second plagiarism check, you’ll have to buy a new check at the regular price.

Will I get a 100% match at my school when I use the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker?

We understand this concern. However, since the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker does not store any documents that it checks in a shared database, it’s impossible for this to happen.

As an added precaution, you can also personally delete your details and documents from Scribbr’s own server as soon as you’ve received the results of your Plagiarism Check.

Will the results be the same as the results of the check used at my school?

The Scribbr Plagiarism Checker is optimized for students, which means that you will receive a detailed report with extra information to fix and avoid plagiarism, similar to the report received by your school.

Minor difference

Universities often have their own database of (prior) theses. Scribbr has no access to those databases. When you copy data from another thesis that is not publicly accessible, the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker will neither be able to detect plagiarism nor identify the source of this data.

However, most papers are actually publicly accessible since many universities and schools have public databases. This means that the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker is able to find these papers.

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following payment methods:

Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro and Diners Club)
Transaction fee of 2% – 4%.

PayPal
Transaction fee of 3,5%.

AliPay
Transaction fee of 3,2%.

WeChat Pay
Transaction fee of 2%.