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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Sarah O. 18 October 2021

Very reasonably priced for what you…

Very reasonably priced for what you get. I was applying to graduate school after six years away and had nobody to ask for advice or editing help on my personal statement who knew any better than I did. And I was on crunch time. For $30, I got solid advice to make my writing stronger and all my grammatical and punctuation errors fixed (there were plenty), and for another $20, I got it back the same day. I will definitely be using this service again in the future and recommending to my little sister when she applies for undergraduate next fall. Thank you!

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wonderful

wonderful! this application has made writing much simpler and applying.....Much love.

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Dafne 17 October 2021

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Abdullah 13 October 2021

Excellent Service!

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Kieran Ferrell 7 October 2021

A pleasant experience of working with…

A pleasant experience of working with you. Everyone is very competent and welcoming. thanks for the help

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Nadezhda 6 October 2021

Very Helpful!

The editors at Scribber edited and proofread my paper, making it much better. All the edits are done in a way that you can accept and decline the edit, so you see your original paper with the edits superimposed on it. There were lots of comments and explanations to show my why the editors changed something. At the end I also got some comments and and overview of the top mistakes in my paper. It's very useful for both improving that one paper but also for helping me become a better writer. I also love that the editors are very knowledgeable on the APA format and helped me format by paper according to APA guidelines!

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Lisa Chapman 6 October 2021

Scribbr and its team of experts are…

Scribbr and its team of experts are incredibly helpful in checking that everything is correct. LOVE!

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Gloria 5 October 2021

This is a very good revision

This is a very good revision, I will continue to choose here to revise the paper.

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kelum kularathne 5 October 2021

very useful for my Mphil degree program

very useful for my Mphil degree program

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Wiphawan Limphaibool 5 October 2021

Great job

Great job. I am very impressed with Scribbr team. Scribbr help me a lot in English proofreading. I will definitely come back to use their services again. Thank you so much

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Jakob Williams 4 October 2021

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Excellent website. Easy to use. No ads.

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Claudio Lanza 4 October 2021

Scribbr proofread my 85k thesis in 7days!

I contacted the Scribbr team with a pressing need, proofreading my 85k PhD thesis in 7 days. The Scribbr team replied promptly and accepted my job, even if that meant splitting the work between different editors, which did not happen eventually. The proofreading itself was open to my needs, very constructive and of high quality, and most importantly it was delivered on time! My experience speaks for itself. I am very satisfied with the job, and I would highly recommend it.

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Sadie 3 October 2021

Great service

Great service! They cleaned up my work and suggested things to add and remove for improvement. Overall great service, glad I found them.

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Atte 2 October 2021

Excellent review

The review was perfect, more than I expected.

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RSP 2 October 2021

Consistently Exceeds Expectations

The clarity provided with editor comments is extremely helpful. Consistently have exceeded expectations on turn around time. I can literally rest easy after submitting for review. I am adding five exclamation points to my five star review!!!!!

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Ellen Agosto 30 September 2021

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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?

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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%.

Apple Pay
Transaction fee of 2%.

Google Pay
Transaction fee of 2%.