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Re: [Fwd: Inorganica Chimica Acta (2006) 359: 383-387]

Dear Howard and Yves

For more commercial services see:


There will be a link to this page from the Notes for Authors for 2007.

I think that such services are not the main solution to the problem of poorly 
written papers, but they may be useful in a limited number of cases.

Greetings from Chester

On Friday 15 December 2006 07:35, Howard Flack wrote:
> I had not realized that there were commercial services for improving the 
> written English in scientific manuscripts.  Perhaps editors of IUCr 
> journals could send a list of such services to authors whose English is 
> so bad that the paper is deemed unfit to be sent to referees.
> Why did journalexperts.com pick on me?  Are they trying to tell me that 
> my science is not too bad but my English is dreadful?  In any case that 
> is what they kept telling me at school!  Its funny because they used to 
> say the same thing to Dieter about his German (of course it was a 
> different school).
> Season's Greetings,
>    H.

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