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Scientific writing : a reader and writer's guide

Author: Jean-Luc Lebrun
Publisher: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Given that scientific material can be hard to comprehend, sustained attention and memory retention become major reader challenges. This book focusses on the reader rather than the writer. It is  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Luc Lebrun
ISBN: 9789812704733 9812704736 9789812701442 9812701443
OCLC Number: 123114823
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: The reading toolkit --
Require less from memory --
Sustain attention to ensure continuous reading --
Reduce reading time --
Keep the reader motivated --
Bridge the knowledge gap --
Set the reader's expectations --
Set progression tracks for fluid reading --
Create reading momentum --
Control reading energy consumption --
Part II: Paper structure and purpose --
Title: The face of your paper --
Abstract: The heart of your paper --
Headings/Subheadings: The skeleton of your paper --
Introduction : The hands of your paper --
Introduction Part II: Popular traps --
Visuals: The voice of your paper --
Conclusions: The smile of your paper --
Additional resources for the avid learner.
Responsibility: Jean-Luc Lebrun.
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?My wish is that this book becomes the bedside book of all serious scientists striving to express themselves clearly in order to communicate their ideas efficiently.?

 
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