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RECORD NUMBER: 15 OF 31
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||How to write & publish a scientific paper|
|Author||Day, Robert A.|
|ISBN||0897748646 0897748654 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|Subjects||Technical writing ; Writing ; Journalism|
|Collation||xiv, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213) and index.
What is scientific writing? -- Origins of scientific writing -- What is a scientific paper? -- 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 -- How to design effective tables -- How to prepare effective illustrations -- How to keyboard the manuscript -- Where and how to submit the manuscript -- Review process (how to deal with editors) -- Publishing process (how to deal with proofs) -- How to order and use reprints -- How to write a review paper -- How to write a conference report -- How to write a book review -- How to write a thesis -- How to present a paper orally -- How to prepare a poster -- Ethics, rights and permissions -- Use and misuse of English -- Avoiding jargon -- How and when to use abbreviations -- Personalized summary -- Selected journal title word abbreviations. (cont) Abbreviations that may be used without definition in table headings -- Common errors in style and in spelling -- Words and expressions to avoid -- Prefixes and abbreviations for SI (Systeme International) units -- Accepted abbreviations and symbols -- Glossary of technical terms.