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What all are the kind of services that you provide?

We at MAP Systems provide to our clients a surfeit of services ranging from book manuscripts typesetting or pagination , template designing, copy editing, manuscript structural or to say appearance editing, appraisal services for book manuscripts, book manuscripts proofreading services, undertaking of editing in the documents, proofreading services for documents- to chart out any errors before final printing and so on. We also provide intricate academic thesis proofreading and editing services to greatest possible level of perfection.

On what basis do you quote for the various projects you take up?

We do not charge on hourly or on the basis of word counts because such an approach can lead to standardization of the quality of work done by us. Our rates are based entirely on the specific nature of each project. Projects which are more complex, need more editing, repeated reading and proof check are quoted at a higher rates.


On the other hands manuscripts which are easily readable and require less efforts in terms of editing are charged at a lower rate. To understand our cost considerations, please get in touch with us at your convenience.

Which payment mode do you accept?

We accept payments through PayPal, Credit Cards and direct deposits. The most preferable payment form for us is bank transfers.

What is the location of your office?

We are placed at 98/A, 1st Floor, 30th Cross Road, KM Plaza, 7th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru. Though this is the physical placement of our office, we can provide services to any corner of the world without any inconvenience. You can easily connect with us through phone or e-mail and get to know about us and our services in details.

Is it possible to undertake a face-face interaction with you?

Yes you can drop down at our office anytime with a prior appointment. In case you are not residing in the city of our location, you can still connect with us over phone or through e-mails.

Can you provide us with a detail of editing work performed by you?

We have to our credit a number of published books which have been proofread and edited by our qualified team. We at MAP Systems have corrected the books of some of the most reputed authors in a credible manner.

Do you use Australian, U.S or U.K English dictionary for your editing works?

This entirely depends on the individual preferences of the clients. We have experience in all the English formats and are even versant with conversion from one form of English to another. So when you send in your manuscript for editing please specify your English language preference.

Does the task of bibliographiesformatting, citation styles and standard referencing fall in your work preview?

Since we have been undertaking the editing and proofreading of academic papers and masters and PhD thesis, we are well versed with the need and manner of listing references at the end of the paper and acknowledgments at the end of bibliographies.


Though, it is advisable that you inform to us in advance the choice of your referencing style which might be Chicago, Harvard or APA. If you want suggestions in this regards feel free to call us at MAP Systems and our experts will be happy to help you in deciding the best format for your paper.

Can you mention the preferable file /document formats which you accept?

We accept almost all document formats which include Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, HTML, XML, XHTML files, Rich Text Files, Pages for Mac (track changes enabled), ASCII Text Files, Adobe PDF and open Office where record changes option is enabled. At MAP Systems we also happily take up hard or physical printed copies.

Can you give an account of the kind of Book Manuscripts which you edit or paginate?

We edit just everything starting from fiction book manuscripts which includes creative works, novels, and mysteries to non-fiction book manuscripts which cover books in various streams from marketing, personal and professional well- being to academic scripts.


We edit just everything starting from fiction book manuscripts which includes creative works, novels, and mysteries to non-fiction book manuscripts which cover books in various streams from marketing, personal and professional well- being to academic scripts.


We have also successfully forayed into editing of eBook manuscripts which may be up for reading online or may be printed. The editing of eBooks requires a lot of consideration on layout, font, colours of images and content display making this type of editing more strenuous.

Do you guarantee the copyright and confidentiality of my manuscript and that the document will be protected while dealing with you?

MAP systems is a trusted company and we sign copyright and confidentiality agreements with our clients. So, when you are dealing with us be rest assured that the personal details and the document related information shall remain confidential and will not be used by us in any other manner apart from what our work demands.




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