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Scientific Writing and Communication (häftad)
  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 752
  • Utg.datum: 2014-09-04
  • Upplaga: Second Edition
  • Förlag: OUP USA
  • Dimensioner: 228 x 152 x 25 mm
  • Vikt: 925 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9780199947560

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"The definitive work in communication for all scientific fields."--Leanna C. Giancarlo, University of Mary Washington"An essential resource for every student. I have never seen these topics covered with such clarity and depth within a single textbook."--Susan McDowell, Ball State University"This book is richly detailed, its content is carefully and clearly explained in language that students can understand, and the exercises it contains are incredibly helpful and challenging."--Daun Daemon, North Carolina State University

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Angelika H. Hofmann is Instructor for Scientific Writing and Communication at Yale University. Renowned in the world of scientific writing, she is the founder of "Bioscience-Writing," a venture that provides editing services and workshops at universities around the world.

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CHAPTER 1. PRELUDE ; 1.1 Importance of Writing in Science ; 1.2 About Readers ; 1.3 About Writers ; 1.4 About This Book ; 1.5 Design of This Book ; PART I. SCIENTIFIC WRITING PRINCIPLES: STYLE AND COMPOSITION ; CHAPTER 2. INDIVIDUAL WORDS ; 2.1 The Central Principle ; 2.2 Word Choice ; 2.3 Word Choice-Special Cases ; 2.4 Redundancies and Jargon ; 2.5 Abbreviations ; 2.6 Nomenclature and Terminology ; 2.7 Dictionaries ; CHAPTER 3. WORD LOCATION ; 3.1 Readers' Expectations ; 3.2 Competition for Emphasis ; 3.3 Placement of Words ; CHAPTER 4. TECHNICAL SENTENCES ; 4.1 Grammar and Technical Style ; 4.2 Person ; 4.3 Voice ; 4.4 Tense ; 4.5 Sentence Length ; 4.6 Verbs and Action ; 4.7 Noun Clusters ; 4.8 Pronouns ; 4.9 Lists and Comparisons ; 4.10 Faulty Comparisons ; 4.11 Common Errors ; CHAPTER 5. SPECIAL ESL GRAMMAR PROBLEMS ; 5.1 Prepositions ; 5.2 Articles ; 5.3 Verbs ; 5.4 Adjectives and Adverbs ; 5.5 Nouns and Pronouns ; 5.6 Grammar References ; CHAPTER 6. FROM SENTENCES TO PARAGRAPHS ; 6.1 Paragraph Structure ; 6.2 Paragraph Organization ; 6.3 Paragraph Coherence ; 6.4 Condensing ; PART II. PLANNING AND LAYING THE FOUNDATION ; CHAPTER 7. THE FIRST DRAFT ; 7.1 The Writing Process ; 7.2 Prewriting ; 7.3 Authorship ; 7.4 Drafting a Manuscript ; 7.5 Outlining and Composing a Manuscript ; 7.6 Writer's Block? ; 7.7 For ESL Authors ; 7.8 Outside Help ; CHAPTER 8. REFERENCES AND PLAGIARISM ; 8.1 About References ; 8.2 Selecting References ; 8.3 Managing References ; 8.4 Text Citations ; 8.5 Plagiarism ; 8.6 Paraphrasing ; 8.7 References Within a Scientific Paper ; 8.8 The Reference List ; 8.9 Common Reference Styles ; 8.10 Citing the Internet ; 8.11 Footnotes and Endnotes ; 8.12 Acknowledgments ; CHAPTER 9. FIGURES AND TABLES ; 9.1 General Guidelines ; 9.2 Importance of Formatting and Placement of Information ; 9.3 Figure or Table? ; 9.4 General Information on Figures ; 9.5 Types of Figures ; 9.6 Formatting Graphs ; 9.7 Examples of Graphs ; 9.8 Figure Legends ; 9.9 General Information on Tables ; 9.10 Formatting Tables ; * 9.11 Basics of Statistical Analysis ; * 9.12 Useful Resources for Statistical Analysis ; 9.13 Other Kinds of Supplementary Information: Formulas, Equations, Proofs, and Algorithms ; PART III. MANUSCRIPTS: RESEARCH PAPERS AND REVIEW ARTICLES ; A. RESEARCH PAPERS ; CHAPTER 10. THE INTRODUCTION ; 10.1 Overall ; 10.2 Content and Organization ; 10.3 Elements of the Introduction ; 10.4 Special Case: Introductions for Descriptive Papers ; 10.5 Important Writing Principles for the Introduction ; 10.6 Signals for the Reader ; 10.7 Common Problems of Introductions ; 10.8 Sample Introductions ; 10.9 Revising the Introduction ; CHAPTER 11. MATERIALS AND METHODS SECTION ; 11.1 Overall ; 11.2 Content ; 11.3 Organization ; 11.4 Important Writing Principles for Materials and Methods ; 11.5 Ethical Conduct ; 11.6 Common Problems of Materials and Methods Section ; 11.7 Sample Materials and Methods Sections ; 11.8 Revising the Materials and Methods Section ; CHAPTER 12. RESULTS ; 12.1 Overall ; 12.2 Content ; 12.3 Organization ; 12.4 Important Writing Principles for the Results ; 12.5 Signals for the Reader ; 12.6 Common Problems of the Results Section ; 12.7 Sample Results Sections ; 12.8 Revising the Results Section ; CHAPTER 13. DISCUSSION ; 13.1 Overall ; 13.2 Content ; 13.3 Organization ; 13.4 First Paragraph ; 13.5 Middle Paragraphs ; 13.6 Last Paragraph ; 13.7 Important Writing Principles for the Discussion ; 13.8 Signals for the Reader ; 13.9 An Alternative: Results and Discussion ; 13.10 Common Problems of the Discussion ; 13.11 Sample Discussions ; 13.12 Revising the Discussion ; CHAPTER 14. ABSTRACT ; 14.1 Overall ; 14.2 Content ; 14.3 Organization ; 14.4 Applying Basic Writing Principles ; 14.5 Signals for the Reader ; 14.6 Common Problems of the Abstract ; 14.7 Reasons for Rejection ; 14.8 Revising the Abstract ; CHAPTER 15. TITLES, TITLE PAGES, AND KEY WORDS ; 15.1 Overall ; 15.2 Strong Titles ; 15.3 The Title Page ; 15

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