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How to write & publish a scientific paper

Author: Robert A Day
Publisher: Phoenix, Az. : Oryx Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Guide on writing and submitting a scientific paper for graduates to professionals.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Day, Robert A., 1924-
How to write & publish a scientific paper.
Phoenix, Az. : Oryx Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605538981
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Day
ISBN: 0585069239 9780585069234 1573561649 9781573561648 1573561657 9781573561655 9780521671675 0521671671
OCLC Number: 39045052
Description: xvi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. What is scientific writing? --
Ch. 2. Origins of scientific writing --
Ch. 3. What is a scientific paper? --
Ch. 4. How to prepare the title --
Ch. 5. How to list the authors and addresses --
Ch. 6. How to prepare the abstract --
Ch. 7. How to write the introduction --
Ch. 8. How to write the materials and methods section --
Ch. 9. How to write the results --
Ch. 10. How to write the discussion --
Ch. 11. How to state the acknowledgments --
Ch. 12. How to cite the references --
Ch. 13. How to design effective tables --
Ch. 14. How to prepare effective graphs --
Ch. 15. How to prepare effective photographs --
Ch. 16. How to keyboard the manuscript --
Ch. 17. Where and how to submit the manuscript --
Ch. 18. The review process (how to deal with editors) --
Ch. 19. The publishing process (how to deal with proofs) --
Ch. 20. Electronic publishing formats : CD-ROM and distributed printing --
Ch. 21. The internet and the world wide web --
Ch. 22. The electronic journal --
Ch. 23. E-mail and newsgroups --
Ch. 24. How to order and use reprints --
Ch. 25. How to write a review paper --
Ch. 26. How to write a conference report --
Ch. 27. How to write a book review --
Ch. 28. How to write a thesis --
Ch. 29. How to present a paper orally --
Ch. 30. How to prepare a poster --
Ch. 31. Ethics, rights, and permissions --
Ch. 32. Use and misuse of English --
Ch. 33. Avoiding jargon --
Ch. 34. How and when to use abbreviations --
Ch. 35. A personalized summary --
Appendix 1. Selected journal title word abbreviations --
Appendix 2. Abbreviations thay may be used without definition in table headings --
Appendix 3. Common errors in style and in spelling --
Appendix 4. Words and expressions to avoid --
Appendix 5. Prefixes and abbreviations for SI (système international) units --
Appendix 6. Accepted abbreviations and symbols --
Appendix 7. Sample submission requirements for an electronic journal.
Other Titles: How to write and publish a scientific paper
Responsibility: Robert A. Day.
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