English Language Assistance
Authors who are not native speakers of English who submit manuscripts to international journals often receive negative comments from referees or editors about the English–language usage in their manuscripts, and these problems can contribute to a decision to reject a paper. To help reduce the possibility of such problems, we encourage authors to consider seeking English-language revision assistance. There are many sources authors can turn to for such assistance, including partnering with a native English-speaking co-author and hiring third party author services firms. There are many firms authors can turn to;
Infectious Microbes & Diseases does not recommend one firm over another, however we can confirm that Wolters Kluwer Author Services* is a trustworthy service provider.
Wolters Kluwer Author Services
Wolters Kluwer, in partnership with Editage, offers a unique range of editorial services to help you prepare a submission-ready manuscript:
Premium Editing: Intensive language and structural editing of academic papers to increase chances of journal acceptance.
Advanced Editing: A complete language, grammar, and terminology check to give you a publication-ready manuscript.
Translation with Editing: Write your paper in your native language and Wolters Kluwer Author Services will translate it into English, as well as edit it to ensure that it meets international publication standards.
Plagiarism Check: Helps ensure that your manuscript contains no instances of unintentional plagiarism.
Artwork Preparation: Save precious time and effort by ensuring that your artwork is viewed favorably by the journal without you having to incur the additional cost of purchasing special graphics software.
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*Note that the use of such a service is at the author's own expense and risk, and does not guarantee that the article will be accepted.
Research Communication Services
Authors interested in increasing awareness of their research through video slides, infographics/visual abstracts, news summaries or a plain-language summary can order these directly through the Wolters Kluwer author site with Editage. Graphic and written summaries help readers easily digest your research.
Authors can order the service directly: www.wkauthorservices.editage.com. Visit the website and click on services; on the drop-down menu, select research communication, which will deliver you to a menu page. Select your preferred service and click on Get quote now. Receive professional research support and broaden your reading audience.