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Robert A Day

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ISBN 10: 0521658799 / ISBN 13: 9780521658799
Published by Cambridge University Press, 1998
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover

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Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 1998. 1st Edition: 5th. Pages: 275. Description: 1. What is scientific writing?; 2. Origins of scientific writing; 3. What is a scientific paper?; 4. How to prepare the title; 5. How to list the authors and addresses; 6. How to prepare the abstract; 7. How to write the introduction; 8. How to write the materials and methods section; 9. How to write the results; 10. How to write the discussion; 11. How to state the acknowledgments; 12. How to cite the references; 13. How to design effective tables; 14. How to prepare effective graphs; 15. How to prepare effective photographs; 16. How to keyboard the manuscript; 17. Where and how to submit the manuscript; 18. The review process; 19. The publishing process; 20. Electronic publishing formats; 21. The internet and the world wide web; 22. The electronic journal; 23. E-mail and newsgroups; 24. How to order and use reprints; 25. How to write a review paper; 26. How to write a conference report; 27. How to write a book review; 28. How to write a thesis; 29. How to present a paper orally; 30. How to prepare a poster; 31. Ethics, rights, and permissions; 32. Use and misuse of English; 33. Avoiding jargon; 34. How and when to use abbreviations; 35. A personalized summary; Appendices; Glossary; References; Index. Bookseller Inventory # 003237

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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This witty and practical guide to organising, writing, and submitting scientific research for publication in a scientific journal is designed to help researchers make excellent and fluent written papers. Each edition of this popular handbook has become a Cambridge bestseller. The new fifth editon has been extensively revised to reflect the massive impact of the internet on how professional scientists work, read, and write. Seven new chapters cover electronic publishing formats; the internet and the world wide web; publishing in electronic journals; and searching for information on the web. All chapters have been revised and updated. Extensive and valuable appendices cover the correct use of abbreviations, common errors in style and spelling, words and expressions to avoid, and a glossary. An appendix is added giving guidance on submissions to electronic journals. Scientists at all levels, from new graduate students to experienced professionals, will find this guide valuable.

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The latest edition of this bestselling handbook on writing for scientists has been expanded to give comprehensive coverage of electronic publishing. Seven entirely new chapters cover hardware and software for publishing; electronic publishing formats; the internet and world wide web as resources for researchers; electronic journals; and newsgroups.

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