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001    921866136 
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008    151119s2016    cau      b    001 0 eng   
010    2015045511 
019    921236269 
020    9781440842627 (hardcover : alk. paper) 
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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-
       CLIO, LLC,|c[2016] 
300    xxi, 326 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    Authors' names in reverse order on previous editions. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-309) and 
       index. 
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. 
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