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Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences

By: Victoria E McMillan

Palgrave

Spiralbound | Mar 2012 | Edition: 5 | #196240 | ISBN-13: 9780312649715
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About this book

This comprehensive guide for students of biological sciences provides guidance on researching, drafting, revising, and documenting papers, reviews, and other forms of writing. Thoroughly revised, it contains updated coverage of data handling, and an expanded range of examples.

The text is accessible to beginning students and will serve as a reference throughout their academic careers.

- Timothy Henkel, Valdasta State University, USA


Contents

- How and Why Biologists Write: An Introduction to Biological Literature
- Locating and Using Biological Literature
- Handling Data and Using Statistics
- Using Tables and Figures
- Writing Lab Reports and Research Papers
- Writing a Review Paper
- Documenting the Paper
- Drafting and Revising
- Preparing the Final Draft
- Using Writing to Prepare for Examinations
- Other Forms of Biological Writing


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Biography

Victoria E. McMillan teaches in the interdisciplinary writing department, the biology department, and the women's studies program at Colgate University, USA.

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