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We do not provide a proof reading and transcription service.
If you have a disability, you may find that the DSA will pay for these services. Our Tutors will model proof reading strategies with you. Contact ALS for more information.
If English is not your first language, Paul Barnes, Languages Adviser, can offer some support. He is unable to proof read your work but is willing to read a short extract and comment on grammar and spelling. Contact him by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
For details of some online sources which offer hints on how to draft, edit and proof read your own work, please see our Academic Writing study skills guide.
There are members of staff who offer proof reading as a private service, independent from BU. Please contact them direct for more information:
Alison Green - email@example.com
Rosalyn Copestake - firstname.lastname@example.org