PROOF-READINGBe part of the manuscript quality control process at dentalmainframe.com.

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Proof reading is the process of reviewing the final draft of a the article to ensure that all surface errors have been corrected and the final information is accurate without any errors.

  • In the publication domain ,proofreading implies  content screening to rule out spelling defects, grammatical errors and punctuation s errors.
  • Proof reading is not to be confused with editing, proofreading an article does not involve major changes to text and is strictly concerned with errors in punctuation, spelling and grammar.
  • Proofreading is a vitally important part of the overall quality control process at dentalmainframe.com ,we believe that scientific content with Spelling, grammar and punctuation errors can significantly affect the end user’s opinion  of the final material .
  • Proof reading in the context of dentalmainframe.com goes beyond just the spellings, grammar and the typos .
  • At dentalmainframe.com proof reading mainly looking out for errors in the dental terminologies  ,scientific vocabulary ,misplaced or out of place scientific words.

To quote an example....
Eating lots of sweets leads to teeth  carries

The corrected sentence would be
Eating lots of sweets leads to teeth caries.

  • In the first sentence, word processing soft-wares like Microsoft word ,will not return any errors ,but we do realize, in the content of the article the word is misspelt.
  • So proof reading is done to eliminate errors like these ,which are commonplace in large articles and scientific content.
  • Any volunteer who wants to be a part of the proof reading team , should necessarily have the basic understanding of the scientific dental terminologies apart from the literary  knowledge of the language.

 

WHO CAN APPLY

 

  • Any volunteer from the dental community who  is willing  to dedicate their valuable time consistently and dedicatedly to  proof read articles for their peers
  • As mentioned above all one needs is the basic linguistic knowledge and a proper understanding of the dental scientific terminologies and concepts.

 

To give you a brief idea as to who can volunteer

  • Clinicians,
  • Academicians,
  • research scholars,
  • interns who have completed their basic dental education,
  • postgrad students.

 

 

 

 

 

APPLY FOR THE ARTICLE PROOF READER PROGRAM

 

    Volunteers can join the PROOF READING PROGRAM by filling out a simple online application form in our members page.


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