Michigan State University College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Style Guide

Our professional editors help you:

  • Take advantage of our professional expertise in editing and curriculum development.
  • Have a fresh set of eyes to review your work.
  • Avoid embarrassing mistakes.
  • Uphold the quality standards and maintain the reputation of MSU as a leader in agriculture.
  • Ensure that your finished product appeals to your target audience.

Editing tasks include checking for proper:

  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Content, organization, clarity and consistency
  • Style
  • Jargon, biased language and undefined terms, acronyms and/or abbreviations
  • Readability

An editor will also flag potential issues with:

  • Copyright, plagiarism and permissions issues. (It is the author’s responsibility to obtain permissions where necessary.)
  • The accuracy of facts and reference citations. (It is the author’s responsibility to ensure information accuracy and cite sources completely and correctly.)

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