Language Editing Services

For authors whose first language is not English (and for native English-speaking authors who want to improve the written language of their manuscripts), use of a language editing service may help improve the grammar, meaning, and overall clarity of an article before submission. A sample of companies that offer these services is listed below:

American Journal Experts
BioScience Writers
Boston BioEdit
Language Edit
Science Editing Experts
Write Science Right

Note: Use of these services is not mandatory and will not necessarily affect acceptance or rejection of any article. Alcohol Research Documentation, Inc., and the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs do not take responsibility for the services provided by any of these companies. Neither the publisher nor the journal takes a commission for referrals or has any financial relationship with any company listed above. We welcome feedback about authors' experiences with these language editing services and suggestions regarding other companies to list on this page: Please email to the managing editor's office via the contact page.