The Manual of Scientific Style

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

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 984 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 53.34mm | 1,247.37g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123739802
  • 9780123739803
  • 1,013,433

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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