How to write & publish a scientific paper /

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Author / Creator:Day, Robert A., 1924-
Edition:4th ed.
Imprint:Phoenix, AZ : Oryx Press, 1994.
Description:xiv, 223 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Technical writing.
Technical writing.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/1832903
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Other title:How to write and publish a scientific paper.
ISBN:0897748646
0897748654 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-213) and index.
Table of 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 Illustrations
  • Ch. 15. How to Keyboard the Manuscript
  • Ch. 16. Where and How to Submit the Manuscript
  • Ch. 17. The Review Process (How to Deal with Editors)
  • Ch. 18. The Publishing Process (How to Deal with Proofs)
  • Ch. 19. How to Order and Use Reprints
  • Ch. 20. How to Write a Review Paper
  • Ch. 21. How to Write a Conference Report
  • Ch. 22. How to Write a Book Review
  • Ch. 23. How to Write a Thesis
  • Ch. 24. How to Present a Paper Orally
  • Ch. 25. How to Prepare a Poster
  • Ch. 26. Ethics, Rights, and Permissions
  • Ch. 27. Use and Misuse of English
  • Ch. 28. Avoiding Jargon
  • Ch. 29. How and When to Use Abbreviations
  • Ch. 30. A Personalized Summary
  • Appendix 1 Selected Journal Title Word Abbreviations
  • Appendix 2 Abbreviations That 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 (Systeme International) Units
  • Appendix 6 Accepted Abbreviations and Symbols.