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Author Day, Robert A., 1924-

Title How to write and publish a scientific paper / Robert A. Day, Barbara Gastel.

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  808.0665 DAY    AVAILABLE
Edition 7th ed., [international ed.]
Physical description xxi, 300 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes Previous ed.: 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-292) and index.
Contents pt. I SOME PRELIMINARIES -- 1.What Is Scientific Writing? -- 2.Historical Perspectives -- 3.Approaching a Writing Project -- 4.What Is a Scientific Paper? -- 5.Ethics in Scientific Publishing -- 6.Where to Submit Your Manuscript --
pt. II PREPARING THE TEXT -- 7.How to Prepare the Title -- 8.How to List the Authors and Addresses -- 9.How to Prepare the Abstract --10.How to Write the Introduction --11.How to Write the Materials and Methods Section -- 12.How to Write the Results -- 13.How to Write the Discussion --14.How to State the Acknowledgments --15.How to Cite the References --
pt. III PREPARING THE TABLES AND FIGURES -- 16.How to Design Effective Tables -- 17.How to Prepare Effective Graphs -- 18.How to Prepare Effective Photographs --
pt. IV PUBLISHING THE PAPER -- 19.Rights and Permissions -- 20.How to Submit the Manuscript -- 21.The Review Process (How to Deal with Editors) -- 22.The Publishing Process (How to Deal with Proofs) --
pt. V DOING OTHER WRITING FOR PUBLICATION -- 23.How to Write a Review Paper -- 24.How to Write Opinion (Book Reviews, Editorials, and Letters to the Editor) -- 25.How to Write a Book Chapter or a Book -- 26.How to Write for the Public --
pt. VI CONFERENCE COMMUNICATIONS -- 27.How to Present a Paper Orally -- 28.How to Prepare a Poster -- 29. How to writr a conference report -- pt. VII SCIENTIFIC STYLE -- 30.Use and Misuse of English -- 31.Avoiding Jargon -- 32.How and When to Use Abbreviations -- 33.Writing Clearly Across Cultures and Media -- 34.How to Write Science in English as a Foreign Language --
pt. VIII OTHER TOPICS IN SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION -- 35.How to Write a Thesis -- 36.How to Prepare a Curriculum Vitae -- 37.How to Prepare Grant Proposals and Progress Reports -- 38.How to Write a Recommendation Letter---and How to Ask for One -- 39.How to Work with the Media -- 40.How to Provide Peer Review -- 41.How to Seek a Scientific-Communication Career -
Summary "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"--
Other author Gastel, Barbara.
Subject Technical writing.
ISBN 9781107670747 (pbk.)