List of App Features

Download and Interact with the GILO app

The no-hassle environment of the GILO app can help you accomplish more than you ever imagined.

No matter what, where, or how you write, download a version of the GILO app and integrate it into your preferred word processor. Once you install the app on your PC or tablet, access multiple functionalities on the full toolbar.

Here’s an overview of the GILO app:

  • The research assistant and citation advisor help you gain new insights about your topic.
  • The grammar checker corrects your syntax and fixes stylistic mistakes along with the misuse of words and phrases.
  • The logic detector fixes common errors in reasoning and identifies deceptive language.
  • The semantic search engine considers the intent and contextual meaning of your queries and presents the most semantically relevant results.
  • The plagiarism detector determines how much of your text is copied from another source.

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  • Revise deceitful language, loaded terms, or doublespeak.
  • Use hedging, or cautious language, appropriately.
  • Replace broad generalizations with more specific statements.
  • Replace vague quantifiers with more descriptive words or specific statistics.
  • Use intensive qualifiers appropriately.
  • Replace imprecise or needless qualifiers with definite terms.


  • Describe key terms with scholarly definitions.
  • Find acronyms and abbreviations of key terms.
  • Get a list of key terms classified by subfield and subject.
  • Obtain academic synonyms, antonyms, and related words.


  • Learn how seminal works contribute to the literature.
  • View abstracts of seminal works and comparable studies.
  • Download highly-cited articles and forewords of textbooks.
  • Download follow-up studies published by recurring authors.
  • Insert thought leader and industry insider quotes in your paper.
  • Recommendations are based on key terms, fields of study, and author name(s).
Text Analytics

Text Analytics

  • Narrow down the scope of your study.
  • Ensure your text relates to a central thesis.
  • Visualize key terms as word clouds.
  • Visualize categories of key terms in interactive tree graphs.


  • Eliminate partisan bias or political rhetoric.
  • Tone down vivid words, including absolute adjectives.
  • Eliminate exaggerated or inflated language.
  • Revise emotive language, especially flowery words and phrases.
  • Eliminate nonrestrictive modifiers or replace them with appropriate synonyms.
  • Replace weak adjectives with precise and accurate adjectives.
  • Eliminate intensifiers or replace with appropriate synonyms.
  • Avoid stereotypes and potentially flagrant language.
  • Strike a polite and inclusive tone.
  • Rewrite sentences inappropriately expressed with active voice.


  • Move summarized text to the abstract or conclusion.
  • Move highly-sourced text to the introduction or literature review.
  • Move irrelevant or unassociated content to the appendix.
  • Add transitions to show links between your ideas.


  • Learn which secondary sources need to be used sparingly.
  • Omit curated content from unregulated contributors.
  • Remove biased news outlets.
  • Rule out nonscholastic blog posts and fact checkers.
  • Expose word patterns copied from other sources.
  • Link duplicated text to URLs.
  • Accept phrases ubiquitous in academic writing.
Semantic Search

Semantic Search

  • Search for insights and inspiration such as citations, quotes, and definitions in the search toolbar.
  • Searches are based on fields of study, key terms, dates, and author names.
  • Auto-suggest is integrated in known-item or exploratory searches.
  • Since auto-suggest is domain specific, your search results may differ based on the research fields you choose.
  • Learn new complex terms and improve your spelling when auto-suggest is enabled. Thus it acts as a gateway to unfamiliar definitions and synonyms.