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
Jeannette 5 May 2021

Excellent job done!

Scribbr did an excellent job in editing my thesis. I opted for all services and all was done very well and within the deadlines agreed. Scribbr pro-active communicated with me on status. Also, the editor was very flexible in providing chapters already finished. I strongly recommend to use Scribbr in case the language you write your document in is not your native language.

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Leah Bander 4 May 2021

I love Scribbr

I love Scribbr! Other citation generators have tons of ads, are slow-moving, and don't gather all the information from websites or journals properly. I've never gone wrong with Scribbr and I'm so glad I found them. It is a godsend!! At this point, I've not used any of their plagiarism checkers or proofreading options, but I have no doubt I will use them in the future. :)

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Jade Koldingnsæs 4 May 2021

10/10

Kjempe fornøyd, hjalp meg veldig i siste liten men å gå over å se om alt var som det skulle. Kommer til å bruke scribbr flere gang videre

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SUMAYA JASHIM 3 May 2021

Best Citation Generator Ever

Best citation generator ever. It's free like they say it is, no hassle. I do not like the tutorial every time, but it's short and tolerable. It's completely ad-free and overall convenient and easy to use. Strongly recommend.

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João Paulo Fabi 3 May 2021

Excellent job

Excellent job, I am very satisfied!

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Daisuke Numata 3 May 2021

I am really satisfied with the support…

I am really satisfied with the support of Scribbr, and could give more than 5 stars.

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Adrian Patrascu 2 May 2021

The best review service ever

The best review service ever

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Giulia Lofoco 2 May 2021

Perfect!

It was really helpful to check my motivational letter, creating a more academic language and way of explain concepts; there were also incredible advice from the tutor to rewrite the sentences for a better comprehension! I will surely use it again :)

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محمود مجذوب 2 May 2021

best proofreading service ever

best proofreading service ever

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Martha Lora 2 May 2021

10/10 will use again

I was looking for proofreading services and after looking at a few of them, I went with Scribbr. The feedback I got was clear, constructive, and specific. The feedback can be applied to future papers if it is common with your own writing style. The rpice may make you hestitate but honestly, it is totally worth it and it pays for itself. A bonus was that I was able to narrow down an editor by choosing the field of study/subject my paper was on, this gave me more condifence with the service. I am extremely happy with them.

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Mahoney Priest 30 April 2021

Nice one

Nice one, use it for formal writing. I want to know if turnitin detect the words as plagiarism?

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nilesh bhargav 29 April 2021

Great work

Great work. Met my requirements and expectations

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Nela Zahr. 27 April 2021

Very great service

Very great service! Thank you guys for your help! I appreciate the proofreading and feedback for my thesis as I am international student. It was helpful. Thanks a lot

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Patricio 26 April 2021

Thanks Chealse

Great job and many thanks to Chelsea; she is really professional.

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Allan Nobre Cabral 26 April 2021

Brilliant service

Brilliant service. Highly recommended.

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Gili Marshall 25 April 2021

Excellent service

Excellent service. I like this

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Marcin 25 April 2021

Great job!

Great job! Thanks!

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Stella Schroeder 23 April 2021

Good review

Good review, quick and very helpful

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Anna Aldieny 22 April 2021

I love you!

I love you!! thank you for simply saving my dear life!

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Aya Toukhy 20 April 2021

It was really excellent service

It was really excellent service. The editor provided some great concise comments that helped me have a greater impact on my thesis.

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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.

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

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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?

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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%.