Successful Scientific Writing: A Step-By-step Guide for the Biological and Medical Sciences

  • Publish Date: 2005-10-13
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Janice R. Matthews;John M. Bowen;Robert W. Matthews
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Successful Scientific Writing is a user-friendly book of detailed practical guidance which will enable students and researchers in the biological and medical sciences to communicate their work effectively through the published literature. This new edition of the acclaimed step-by-step guide encompasses all aspects of typescript preparation from first to final draft, including efficient use of word processing, electronic database literature services, the Internet and email. The authors provide sensible guidance on inclusive word choices and communication when writers and readers have different first languages. Abundant examples, practical advice and self-help exercises draw on extensive experience with actual typescripts. A detailed index and numerous references make information easy to find. Applicable to a variety of scientific writing contexts in the sciences, Successful Scientific Writing is a powerful tool for improving individual skills, as well as an eminently suitable text for classroom courses or seminars on scientific writing.



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