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The Manual of Scientific Style

A Guide for Authors, Editors, and Researchers

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.

Audience
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

Hardbound, 984 Pages

Published: March 2009

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-373980-3

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 ScienceAppendicesScientific Organizations and Publications: Standard AbbreviationsClassification Schemes in Science and TechnologyStandard Abbreviation DictionaryDifficult and Troublesome Terms and WordsComparative Standards for Shared Terms and ConventionsBibliographyIndex

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