Catching errors a computer might miss. Ensuring zero grammatical errors, usually after a document has already been edited. Scanning for cosmetic and formatting mistakes. Documents for proofreading should be in the final stages of editing and almost ready for distribution or publication. Proofreading does NOT include rewrites or critique.
Rates determined by turnaround, content, and level of proofreading.
Correcting spelling, grammar, punctuation, and word usage. Checking cross-references, consistency, and publication style. Rewriting lines when desired.
Rates determined by turnaround, content, and level of copyediting.