How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

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An essential guide for succeeding in today's competitive environment, this book provides beginning scientists and experienced researchers with practical advice on writing about their work and getting published. This new, updated edition discusses the latest print and Internet resources. Preparing, submitting and publishing scientific papers is now largely electronic, and the book has been revised to reflect this. New material includes more information on including supplementary material online, using reference management software, and preparing tables and figures; expanded sections on structuring a discussion section and the strengths and limitations of the research; and additional material on international aspects of scientific writing. The book guides readers through the processes involved in writing and publishing for scientific journals, from choosing a suitable journal to presenting results and citing references. It covers ethical issues in scientific publishing; explains rights and permissions; and discusses writing grant proposals, giving presentations and writing for general audiences.One person looked at 52 scientific journals and found 33 different styles for listing references (Oa#39;Connor 1978). Some journals print titles of articles and some do not. Some insist on inclusive pagination, whereas others print the numbers of first anbsp;...

Title:How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper
Author:Robert Day, Barbara Gastel
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-06-07


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