Writing for Science

Writing for Science

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This book encompasses the entire range of writing skills that today's experimental scientist may need to employ. Chapters cover routine forms, such as laboratory notes, abstracts, and memoranda; dissertations; journal articles; and grant proposals. Robert Goldbort discusses how best to approach various writing tasks as well as how to deal with the everyday complexities that may get in the way of ideal practice--difficult collaborators, experiments gone wrong, funding rejections. He underscores the importance of an ethical approach to science and scientific communication and insists on the necessity of full disclosure.Appropriate items for deposit include multimedia (e.g., movie files, audio files, 3D rendering files), data tables, and text (e.g., appendices) that are too lengthy or of too limited interest for ... EPAPS deposits may also be retrieved by users free of charge via command-line FTPor via the EPAPS homepage. ... The following formats are not acceptable for figures: Word or Powerpoint files, .jpeg, or .gif files.

Title:Writing for Science
Author:Robert Goldbort
Publisher:Yale University Press - 2006


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