Creating Research and Scientific Documents Using Microsoft Word

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Research fuels innovation—and with this focused guide to Microsoft Word, you can help increase your team’s collaborative power and effectiveness, and bring new research to life. Writing proposals, reports, journal articles, theses, and other technical documents as a team poses unique challenges, not the least of which is consistent presentation and voice. You must also manage the formatting and accuracy of figures, equations, and citations, and comply with the style rules of external publications. In this book ...

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Overview

Research fuels innovation—and with this focused guide to Microsoft Word, you can help increase your team’s collaborative power and effectiveness, and bring new research to life. Writing proposals, reports, journal articles, theses, and other technical documents as a team poses unique challenges, not the least of which is consistent presentation and voice. You must also manage the formatting and accuracy of figures, equations, and citations, and comply with the style rules of external publications. In this book you’ll learn from the authors’ extensive experience managing the authoring and publication of technical content, and gain specific practices and templates you can apply right away.

  • Focuses on the unique challenges of writing and producing documents in an academic or commercial R&D setting
  • Demonstrates how to use Microsoft Word to increase the quality of collaborative document preparation—including formatting, editing, citations management, commenting, and version control
  • Includes downloadable templates that help automate creation of scientific documents
  • Offers best-practices guidance for writing in teams and writing in the scientific genre

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735670440
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 938,697
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Alexander Mamishev, PhD, is a professor of electric engineering who directs a large research facility. As author of more than 100 articles and papers, two books, and four patents, he is keenly attuned to the challenges of writing technical documents, particularly in teams.

Murray Sargent, PhD, is a Partner Software Design Engineer at Microsoft. He has written more than 100 articles and six books, and currently focuses on the editing engine and math editing/display capabilities in Microsoft Office.

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