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Writing scientific research articles : strategy and steps

Author: Margaret Cargill; Patrick O'Connor
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book shows scientists how to apply their analysis and synthesis skills to overcoming the challenge of how to write, as well as what to write, to maximize their chances of publishing in international scientific journals. The book uses analysis of the scientific article genre to provide clear processes for writing each section of a manuscript, starting with clear 'story' construction and packaging of results.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cargill, Margaret.
Writing scientific research articles.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, A John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Publication, 2013
(DLC) 2012046477
(OCoLC)828332537
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Cargill; Patrick O'Connor
ISBN: 9781118570661 1118570669
OCLC Number: 841915114
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 223 pages) : illustrations
Contents: How the book is organized, and why --
Research article structures --
Reviewers' criteria for evaluating manuscripts --
Results as a "story" : the key driver of an article --
Writing about results --
The methods section --
The introduction --
The discussion section --
The title --
The abstract --
Writing review articles --
Submitting a manuscript --
How to respond to editors and reviewers --
A process for preparing a manuscript --
Skill-development strategies for groups and individuals --
Developing discipline-specific English skills --
Writing funding proposals --
PEA1 : Kaiser et al. (2003) --
PEA2 : Britton-Simmons and Abbott (2008) --
PEA3 : Ganci et al. (2012).
Responsibility: Margaret Cargill, Patrick O'Connor.

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* Designed to teach researchers the skills needed to get their research published in international, peer-reviewed journals - essential for the careers of all scientists. * Illustrated  Read more...

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This volume will be useful for upper-level undergraduates, ESL students, and graduate students who need assistance in writing for publication. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates Read more...

 
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