Scientific writing : thinking in words /

"Telling people about research is just as important as doing it. But many researchers, who, in all other respects, are competent scientists, are afraid of writing. They are wary of the unwritten rules, the unspoken dogma and the inexplicably complex style, all of which seem to pervade conventio...

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Author / Creator:Lindsay, D. R.
Imprint:Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2011.
Description:1 online resource (vi, 122 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Technical writing -- Study and teaching.
Communication of technical information.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
Communication of technical information.
Technical writing -- Study and teaching.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11260906
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Varying Form of Title:Scientific writing = thinking in words
ISBN:9780643101579
0643101578
9780643102231
064310223X
9781283146760
1283146762
9780643100466
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9786613146762
6613146765
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Notes:English.
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Summary:"Telling people about research is just as important as doing it. But many researchers, who, in all other respects, are competent scientists, are afraid of writing. They are wary of the unwritten rules, the unspoken dogma and the inexplicably complex style, all of which seem to pervade conventional thinking about scientific writing."--Page 4 of cover.
Other form:Print version: Lindsay, D.R. Scientific writing. Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2011 9780643100466
Table of Contents:
  • Thinking about your writing
  • Writing about your thinking
  • Thinking and writing beyond the scientific article.