How to... proofread your work Part: 3

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How to... proofread your work

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Whole books have been written about style, grammar, writing clearly, and the process of editing, so it is extremely difficult to summarize the key points. Many of these points (and more besides) will be covered in the section on print resources in our companion guide How to... prepare papers if English is not your first language, where there is also a useful section on online resources.

At proofreading stage you should be concerned not just with eliminating error, but with clarity. Much of this is already covered in How to... write more simply. Here are basic tips and things to watch out for:

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