Author services

Elsevier has developed a range of commercial services to support and advise authors during the manuscript preparation process. 

Language editing

If you are concerned that the quality of your English might not meet the requirements of your chosen journal, the Language Editing Services team can put you in contact with an expert who will ensure your paper is free of grammatical, spelling and other common errors. The service provides: 

  • Native English speakers from every field of study from renowned universities
  • A fast turnaround time (total number of days depends on the package chosen)
  • Transparent, favourable pricing
  • Free re-edit or money back in case of rejection based on language

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The Translation Services team will link you to a professional who can translate your manuscript from Chinese to English – all translations are double checked by successful academic authors. In addition, the service provides: 

  • Native speakers
  • PhD or PhD candidates, selected according to your field of study 
  • A fast turnabout time of 12 business days

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The Illustration Services team can put you in contact with experienced scientific and medical illustrators who will turn your ideas or sketches into professional illustrations or academic infographics. 

  • Receive a free cost quote within 24 hours
  • Upload your initial designs and provide feedback via the easy-to-use online system

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Once your paper has been published, Elsevier’s WebShop offers a variety of article services. These include a free digital certificate of publication, as well as paid-for options, such as: 

  • Posters of your article
  • Printed-on-demand copies of the journal issue
  • Article offprints
  • Journal cover posters

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