What is it?
Proofreading is the final stage your work goes through, whether it is a manuscript, brochure, CV, letter, award application, website or dissertation before it goes to print or live online.
It’s the last step in making sure your work looks and reads just as you intended.
What I do
I look for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation. I also look at the consistency in usage and presentation, as well as any layout and stylistic errors. I check headings, page numbers, tables, and illustrations in addition to the main body of the text.
It includes things like:
Correct use of UK English