The Manual of Scientific Style

A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers

Edited by

  • Harold Rabinowitz, The Reference Works, Inc. New York, NY
  • Suzanne Vogel

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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Anyone working with scientific vocabulary including contributors to scientific journal articles; authors/editors to scientific monographs, serials, and reference works; editors, writers, and designers preparing publications at all levels of readership


Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373980-3

Table of Contents

Part I. General StyleManuscript PreparationGeneral StyleUnits of MeasurementCitation of ReferencesPresentation of Data and FiguresPart II. References, Citations and QuotationsStandards for Clear and Proper AttributionStandard Citation FormatsText SourcesAudiovisual MediaElectronic SourcesPart III. Style Issues for Specific DisciplinesMathematicsPhysicsChemistryEarth and Environmental ScienceLife ScienceMedicineCivil, Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringComputer Science and Information ScienceAppendices:Scientific Organizations and Publications: Standard AbbreviationsClassification Schemes in Science and TechnologyStandard Abbreviation DictionaryDifficult and Troublesome Terms and WordsComparative Standards for Shared Terms and ConventionsBibliographyIndex