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020 9781440842627 (hardcover : alk. paper)
020 1440842620 (hardcover : alk. paper)
020 9781440842801 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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020 |z9781440842634 (ebook : alk. paper)
050 00 T11|b.D33 2016
082 00 808.06/65|223
100 1 Gastel, Barbara,|eauthor.
245 10 How to write and publish a scientific paper /|cBarbara
Gastel and Robert A. Day.
250 Eighth edition.
264 1 Santa Barbara, California :|bGreenwood, an imprint of ABC-
300 xxi, 326 pages ;|c24 cm
500 Authors' names in reverse order on previous editions.
504 Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-309) and
505 0 Part I: Some preliminaries. What is scientific writing? ;
Historical perspectives ; Approaching a writing project ;
What is a scientific paper? ; Ethics in scientific
publishing ; Where to submit your manuscript Part II:
Preparing the text. How to prepare the title ; How to
list the authors and addresses ; How to prepare the
abstract ; How to write the introduction ; How to write
the materials and methods section ; How to write the
results ; How to write the discussion ; How to state the
acknowledgments ; How to cite the references Part III:
Preparing the tables and figures. How to design effective
tables ; How to prepare effective graphs ; How to prepare
effective photographs Part IV: Publishing the paper.
Rights and permissions ; How to submit the manuscript ;
The review process (how to deal with editors) ; The
publishing process (how to deal with proofs) and after
publication Part V: Dong other writing for publication.
How to write a review paper ; How to write opinion
(letters to the editor, editorials, and book reviews) ;
How to write a book chapter or a book ; How to write for
the public ; How to present a paper orally ; How to
prepare a poster ; How to write a conference report Part
VII: Scientific style. Use and misuse of English ;
Avoiding jargon ; How and when to use abbreviations ;
Writing clearly across cultures and media ; How to write
science in English as a foreign language Part VIII: Other
topics in scientific communication. How to write a thesis
; How to prepare a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and
personal statement ; How to prepare grant proposals and
progress reports ; How to write a recommendation letter :
and how to ask for one ; How to work with the media ; How
to provide peer review ; How to edit your own work ; How
to seek a scientific-communication career -- Appendix 1:
Selected journal title word abbreviations -- Appendix 2:
Words and expressions to avoid Appendix 3: SI (Système
International) prefixes and theiir abbrevations Appendix
4: Some helpful websites Glossary.
520 "This newly updated version of the classic guide to
writing and publishing scientific papers provides the
tools needed to succeed in the communication aspects of a
scientific career"--Provided by publisher.
650 0 Technical writing.
700 1 Day, R. A.|q(Robert A.),|eauthor.