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Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at College of the Rockies.

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Cranbrook Campus T 11 .S386 2014 (Text) 31111000109940 REFERENCE Not holdable Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780226116495 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 722 pages ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Council of Science Editors ; c2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 699-707) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Publishing fundamentals -- Elements of a scientific publication -- Publication policies and practices -- The basics of copyright -- General style conventions -- Alphabets, symbols, and signs -- Punctuation and related marks -- Spelling, word formation and division, plurals, and possessives -- Prose style and word choice -- Names and personal designations -- Capitalization -- Type styles, excerpts, quotations, and ellipses -- Abbreviations -- Numbers, units, mathematical expressions, and statistics -- Time, dates, and age measurements -- Geographic designations -- Special scientific conventions -- The electromagnetic spectrum -- Subatomic particles, chemical elements, and related notations -- Chemical formulas and names -- Chemical kinetics and thermodynamics -- Analytical chemistry -- Drugs and pharmacokinetics -- Genes, chromosomes, and related molecules -- Taxonomy and nomenclature -- Structure and function -- Disease names -- The Earth -- Astronomical objects and time systems -- Technical elements of publications -- Journal style and format -- Published media -- References -- Accessories to text: tables, figures, and indexes -- Typography and manuscript preparation -- Proof correction.
Summary, etc.: "For more than fifty years, authors, editors, and publishers in the scientific community have turned to Scientific Style and Format for authoritative recommendations on all matters of writing style and citation. Developed by the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the leading professional association in science publishing, this indispensable guide encompasses all areas of the sciences. Now in its eighth edition, it has been fully revised to reflect today’s best practices in scientific publishing."
Subject: Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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