Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Author:
Day, Robert A., 1924- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
xv, 302 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-285) and index.
Contents:
Pt. I. Some preliminaries -- Ch. 1. What is scientific writing? -- Ch. 2. Historical perspectives -- Ch. 3. Approaching a writing project -- Ch. 4. What is a scientific paper? -- Ch. 5. Ethics in scientific publishing -- Ch. 6. Where to submit your manuscript -- Pt. II. Preparing the text -- Ch. 7. How to prepare the title -- Ch. 8. How to list the authors and addresses -- Ch. 9. How to prepare the abstract -- Ch. 10. How to write the introduction -- Ch. 11. How to write the materials and methods section -- Ch. 12. How to write the results -- Ch. 13. How to write the discussion -- Ch. 14. How to state the acknowledgments -- Ch. 15. How to cite the references -- Pt. III. Preparing the tables and figures -- Ch. 16. How to design effective tables -- Ch. 17. How to prepare effective graphs -- Ch. 18. How to prepare effective photographs -- Pt. IV. Publishing the paper -- Ch. 19. Rights and permissions -- Ch. 20. How to submit the manuscript -- Ch. 21. The review process (how to deal with editors) -- Ch. 22. The publishing process (how to deal with proofs) -- Pt. V. Doing other writing for publication -- Ch. 23. How to write a review paper -- Ch. 24. How to write opinion (book reviews, editorials, and letters to the editor) -- Ch. 25. How to write a book chapter or a book -- Ch. 26. How to write for the public -- Pt. VI. Conference communications -- Ch. 27. How to present a paper orally -- Ch. 28. How to prepare a poster -- Ch. 29. How to write a conference report -- Pt. VII. Scientific style -- Ch. 30. Use and misuse of English -- Ch. 31. Avoiding jargon -- Ch. 32. How and when to use abbreviations -- Ch. 33. Writing clearly across cultures and media -- Ch. 34. How to write science in English as a foreign language -- Pt. VIII. Other topics in scientific communication -- Ch. 35. How to write a thesis -- Ch. 36. How to prepare a curriculum vitae -- Ch. 37. How to prepare grant proposals and progress reports -- Ch. 38. How to write a recommendation letter - and how to ask for one -- Ch. 39. How to work with the media -- Ch. 40. How to provide peer review -- Ch. 41. How to seek a scientific-communication career.
Subject(s):
Technical writing [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 0313330271 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780313330278 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0313330409 (pbk : alk. paper)
  • 9780313330407 (pbk : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2005031621
OCLC:
62281758
International Article Number:
  • 9780313330278
Related name:
RCP:
C - S