How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, 8th Revised edition

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, 8th Revised edition

Gastel, Barbara

Cambridge University Press

03/2017

344

Mole

Inglês

9781316640432

15 a 20 dias

An essential guide providing beginning scientists and experienced researchers with practical advice on writing about their work and getting published.
- Preface
- A word to international readers
- Acknowledgments
- Part I. Some Preliminaries: 1. What is scientific writing?
- 2. Historical perspectives
- 3. Approaching a writing project
- 4. What is a scientific paper?
- 5. Ethics in scientific publishing
- 6. Where to submit your manuscript
- Part II. Preparing the Text: 7. How to prepare the title
- 8. How to list the authors and addresses
- 9. How to prepare the abstract
- 10. How to write the introduction
- 11. How to write the materials and methods section
- 12. How to write the results
- 13. How to write the discussion
- 14. How to state the acknowledgments
- 15. How to cite the references
- Part III. Preparing the Tables and Figures: 16. How to design effective tables
- 17. How to prepare effective graphs
- 18. How to prepare effective photographs
- Part IV. Publishing the Paper: 19. Rights and permissions
- 20. How to submit the manuscript
- 21. The review process (how to deal with editors)
- 22. The publishing process (how to deal with proofs) - and after publication
- Part V. Doing Other Writing for Publication: 23. How to write a review paper
- 24. How to write opinion (letters to the editor, editorials, and book reviews)
- 25. How to write a book chapter or a book
- 26. How to write for the public
- Part VI. Conference Communications: 27. How to present a paper orally
- 28. How to prepare a poster
- 29. How to write a conference report
- Part VII. Scientific Style: 30. Use and misuse of English
- 31. Avoiding jargon
- 32. How and when to use abbreviations
- 33. Writing clearly across cultures and media
- 34. How to write science in English as a foreign language
- Part VIII. Other Topics in Scientific Communication: 35. How to write a thesis
- 36. How to prepare a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and personal statement
- 37. How to prepare grant proposals and progress reports
- 38. How to write a recommendation letter - and how to ask for one
- 39. How to work with the media
- 40. How to provide peer review
- 41. How to edit your own work
- 42. How to seek a scientific-communication career
- Appendix 1. Selected journal title word abbreviations
- Appendix 2. Words and expressions to avoid
- Appendix 3. SI (Systeme International) prefixes and their abbreviations
- Appendix 4. Some helpful websites
- Glossary
- References
- Index.
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