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The craft of scientific writing

Author: Michael Alley
Publisher: New York : Springer, 1998, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed. and corrected 3rd printView all editions and formats
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In addition, he gives advice on how to start writing, and how to revise drafts, including many suggestions about approaching a wide variety of tasks - from laboratory reports to grant proposals, from  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Alley
ISBN: 0387947663 9780387947662
OCLC Number: 41559131
Description: xv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Deciding Where to Begin. 2. Structure: Organizing your Documents. 3. Structure: Depth, Transition, and Emphasis. 4. Language: Being Precise. 5. Language: Being Clear. 6. Language: Being Forthright. 7. Language: Being Familiar. 8. Language: Being Concise9. Language: Being Fluid. 10. Illustation: Making the Right Choices. 11. Illustration: Creating the Best Designs. 12. Handling Special Stituations. 13. Actually Sitting Down to Write.
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From review of the first edition"This book offers effective methods for improving writing efficiency and overcoming difficulties during the preparation of technical information." Robert L. Schmitt, Read more...

 
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