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

Style Manual Committee, Council of Science Editors.
  • Reston, VA : Council of Science Editors in cooperation with the Rockefeller University Press, 2006.
  • 7th ed.
  • xvi, 658 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Genre
  • Handbooks and manuals.
Summary
  • Scientific Style and Format is the most recognized, authoritative reference for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields. The seventh edition of this useful resource has been fully 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, and authoritative online resources are listed where available. Both American and British styles are covered. - Publisher.
Contents
  • Elements of a scientific publication
  • Publication policies and practices
  • The basics of copyright
  • 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 and dates
  • Geographic designations
  • The electromagnetic spectrum
  • Subatomic particles, chemical elements, and related notations
  • Chemical formulas and names
  • Chemical kinetics and thermodynamics
  • Analytical methods
  • Drugs and pharmacokinetics
  • Genes, chromosomes, and related molecules
  • Taxonomy and nomenclature
  • Structure and function
  • Disease names
  • The earth
  • Astronomical objects and time systems
  • Journal style and format
  • Books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and other monographs
  • References
  • Accessories to text : tables, figures, and indexes
  • Typography and manuscript preparation
  • Proof correction.
Other information
  • Prev. ed. has subtitle: the CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers by Style Manual Committee, Council of Biology Editors.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 617-628) and index.
  • OCLC
Additional form
ISBN
  • 097796650X
  • 0874700620
  • 9780874700626
  • 9780977966509
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006009103
  • OCLC: 65301695
  • OCLC: 65301695