Developmental Editing Template: Your Guide to Critically Reviewing a Research Manuscript

This downloadable template is a checklist and planner you can use when editing your own or a colleague's manuscript.

Updated on April 15, 2015

a developmental editing template

Click here to download a checklist that you can use when critically reviewing your own work or that of a colleague's manuscript. The template includes specific things to look for in each section of an academic manuscript.

Sections covered in the checklist:

  • Title and Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results
  • Figures, Tables, and Illustrations
  • Discussion and Conclusions
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