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Main Title From research to manuscript : a guide to scientific writing /
Author Katz, Michael Jay,
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 434561252
ISBN 9781402094668 (acid-free paper); 1402094663 (acid-free paper); 9781402094675 (ebk); 1402094671 (ebk)
Subjects Technical writing--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Research--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Report writing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHBM  T11.K345 2009 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 06/24/2013
EJAR  T11.K345 2009 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 01/12/2015
ESAR  T11.K345 2009 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/12/2017
Collation xiv, 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199) and index.
Contents Notes
"Written in simple, straightforward language, From Research to Manuscript, explains how to understand and summarize a research project. It is a writing guide that goes beyond grammar and style by demonstrating how to pull together the information needed for each section of a polished scientific paper. This book is a systematic guide, leading you from the data on your desk through the drafts and rewrites that are needed to build a complete and tightly-written science article."--BOOK JACKET. Tools and techniques -- The standards of a scientific paper -- Scientific words, sentences, and paragraphs -- Writing scientific text -- Presenting numerical data -- Constructing scientific figures -- Writing a research paper -- Writing during research -- Composing the sections of a research paper -- Preparing a manuscript for submission -- Choosing a journal -- A final rewrite -- Preparing and submitting the manuscript -- Responding to editors and referees -- Appendices.