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The Manual of Scientific Style: A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers
     

The Manual of Scientific Style: A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers

by Harold Rabinowitz, Suzanne Vogel
 

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ISBN-10: 0123739802

ISBN-13: 9780123739803

Pub. Date: 04/08/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Much like the Chicago Manual of Style, The Manual of Scientific Style addresses all stylistic matters in the relevant disciplines of physical and biological science, medicine, health, and technology. It presents consistent guidelines for text, data, and graphics, providing a comprehensive and authoritative style manual that can be used by the

Overview

Much like the Chicago Manual of Style, The Manual of Scientific Style addresses all stylistic matters in the relevant disciplines of physical and biological science, medicine, health, and technology. It presents consistent guidelines for text, data, and graphics, providing a comprehensive and authoritative style manual that can be used by the professional scientist, science editor, general editor, science writer, and researcher.

  • Scientific disciplines treated independently, with notes where variances occur in the same linguistic areas
  • Organization and directives designed to assist readers in finding the precise usage rule or convention
  • A focus on American usage in rules and formulations with noted differences between American and British usage
  • Differences in the various levels of scientific discourse addressed in a variety of settings in which science writing appears
  • Instruction and guidance on the means of improving clarity, precision, and effectiveness of science writing, from its most technical to its most popular

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123739803
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/08/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
984
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. General Style
Manuscript Preparation
General Style
Units of Measurement
Citation of References
Presentation of Data and Figures

Part II. References, Citations and Quotations
Standards for Clear and Proper Attribution
Standard Citation Formats
Text Sources
Audiovisual Media
Electronic Sources

Part III. Style Issues for Specific Disciplines
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Earth and Environmental Science
Life Science
Medicine
Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Computer Science and Information Science

Appendices
Scientific Organizations and Publications: Standard Abbreviations
Classification Schemes in Science and Technology
Standard Abbreviation Dictionary
Difficult and Troublesome Terms and Words
Comparative Standards for Shared Terms and Conventions

Bibliography
Index

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