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Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors and Publishers

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Scientific Style and Format

For more than fifty years, authors, editors, and publishers in the...

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By: Council of Science Editors (Author)

658 pages, b/w illustrations, tables

Council of Science Editors

Hardback | no dustjacket | Jun 2006 | Edition: 7 | #206709 | ISBN-13: 9780977966509
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Scientific Style and Format is the most recognised, authoritative reference for authors, editors, publishers, students and translators in all areas of science and related fields. This 7th edition has been completely updated and expanded to reflect changes in recommendations from authoritative international bodies. New chapters cover the responsibilities of authors, editors and peer reviewers in scientific publication and discuss copyright requirements and practices. The chapters on books and journals provide advice pertinent to both electronic and print publication. Scientific Style and Format covers both American and British styles. Please note that Scientific Style and Format is for sale in Europe only. For all other territories, please visit the Council of Science Editors website


Chapter 1 Elements of a Scientific Publication
Chapter 2 Publication Policies and Practices
Chapter 3 The Basics of Copyright

Chapter 4 Alphabets, Symbols, and Signs
Chapter 5 Punctuation and Related Marks
Chapter 6 Spelling, Word Formation and Division, Plurals, and Possessives
Chapter 7 Prose Style and Word Choices
Chapter 8 Names and Personal Designations
Chapter 9 Capitalization
Chapter 10 Type Styles, Excerpts, Quotations, and Ellipses
Chapter 11 Abbreviations
Chapter 12 Numbers, Units, Mathematical Expressions, and Statistics
Chapter 13 Time and Dates
Chapter 14 Geographic Designations

Chapter 15 The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Chapter 16 Subatomic

Particles, Chemical Elements, and Related Notations
Chapter 17 Chemical Formulas and Names
Chapter 18 Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics
Chapter 19 Analytical Methods
Chapter 20 Drugs and Pharmacokinetics
Chapter 21 Genes, Chromosomes, and Related Molecules
Chapter 22 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
Chapter 23 Structure and Function
Chapter 24 Disease Names
Chapter 25 The Earth
Chapter 26 Astronomical Objects and Time Systems

Chapter 27 Journal Style and Format
Chapter 28 Books, Technical Reports, Conference Proceedings, and Other Monographs
Chapter 29 References
Chapter 30 Accessories to Text: Tables, Figures, and Indexes
Chapter 31 Typography and Manuscript Preparation
Chapter 32 Proof Correction


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