I use it as the required text for my online course in medical writing at a major university. Gastel has held workshops on scientific writing in numerous countries.
By providing practical, readable, and sometimes humorous guidance, this book enables researchers to gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in communicating about their work. He has given many seminars and workshops on scientific writing and has written extensively on scientific writing, editing, and publishing.
A Guide for Scientists and Other Professionals. First, if colleagues ask for help in writing their scientific papers, technical communicators can point to this book as giving good advice. Upper-division undergraduates through researchers and faculty.
Features Provides practical, easy-to-read, and immediately applicable guidance on preparing each part of a scientific paper: She also plays a lead role in AuthorAID, an international project to help researchers write about and publish their work.
In sum, How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper has merit for technical communicators and should at least be found in a company or reference library. Now in its eighth edition, How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper teaches how to apply clear focus, good organization, and simple, straightforward language to write papers as well as communicate effectively in many other scientifically related applications.
The authors not only guide readers in the craft of scientific writing—broken down into the separate tasks of writing the respective sections of a scientific paper and then publishing the paper—but also address important related psychological, ethical, logistical, and cultural considerations in communicating about science.
Writing and publishing journal articles are essential aspects of a successful scientific career. Day is a past president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and a past chairman of the Council of Biology Editors.
He is coauthor of the Greenwood book Scientific English: Day is professor emeritus of English at the University of Delaware, Newark. Unfortunately, many scientists find the process of communicating about their work intimidating and confusing. Students like its straightforward, practical approach, and their assignments demonstrate that the advice can be applied readily.
Two matters make the book valuable.
I recommend this book for the library of medical writers.Now in its eighth edition, How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper teaches how to apply clear focus, good organization, and simple, straightforward language to write papers as well as communicate effectively in many other scientifically related applications/5().
This practical guide is designed to help scientific researchers write and publish their work in a scientific journal. It provides information on how to prepare each section of a scientific paper, covering the abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, acknowledgements and references/5(12).
How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper by Robert A. Day To be useful, scientific research needs to be explained clearly to others-to colleagues, to administrators, to foundations and governmental bodies, and to the public.
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This book contains a practical guideline that one can follow in order to publish a scientific work. Taken from a traditional approach of scientific writing, called as IMRAD, the book elaborates the process of writing starting from deciding the title and the publishing journals to presenting results and references/5.
All of this practical information makes How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper the essential guide for succeeding in today's competitive environment. About the Author: Robert A.
Day is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Delaware, where he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in scientific writing from through Price: $Download