Scientist's Guide to Poster Presentations / Edition 1

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This book provides unique step-by-step guidance to producing a high qu ality, effective poster for display at a scientific meeting. It aims t o give young or inexperienced scientists the extra confidence and enco uragement to start contributing poster presentations to scientific mee tings, and enthuse experienced poster presenters to continue to improv e upon their presentations, and benefit more from the overall experien ce.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306460760
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/30/1999
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 139
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 9.46 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 The Function of Poster Presentations - and the Opportunities They Offer 5
Ch. 3 Essential Preparation and Things to Consider 11
Ch. 4 Writing the Poster Abstract 21
Ch. 5 What to Include 25
Ch. 6 Presentation of Text 29
Ch. 7 Presentation of Data 37
Ch. 8 The Format and Design 53
Ch. 9 The Use of Color 63
Ch. 10 Practical Aspects of Poster Construction 69
Ch. 11 The Use of Supplementary Information 81
Ch. 12 Transporting and Assembling the Poster 85
Ch. 13 Presentation at the "Poster Round" 89
Ch. 14 A Guide to Hosting Poster Sessions 97
Ch. 15 Common Poster Design Blunders 101
Ch. 16 Future Trends 127
Glossary of Terms 129
Bibliography and Further Reading 135
Index 137
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