Any volume on how to write better fascinates me, whether it is written by an academic or by Stephen King. On page 4 Gustavii discusses the ideal qualifications for that most valuable of individuals, the native English speaker whom many editors would have read your manuscript before submission.
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: You are not currently authenticated. Just the other week, after I had dropped the children at school, I had an idea for a relevant point to make in a chapter that I was writing; but I had no notebook in my pocket, and I had forgotten whatever it was by the time I got home.
My study lacks television and Web access, and I can take the phone off the hook. The strength of How to Write. Contents Book description This second edition of How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper will help both first-time writers and more experienced authors, in all biological and medical disciplines, to present their results effectively.
Planning and self-motivation are essential. Gustavii writes with brevity and clarity. How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper. The reader is offered advice on how to present the paper, where and how to submit the manuscript, and finally, how to correct the proofs.
Whilst retaining the easy-to-read and well-structured approach of the previous edition, it has been broadened to include comprehensive advice on writing compilation theses for doctoral degrees, and a detailed description of preparing case reports.
I write early in the morning when the children are still asleep or once the rest of the house has gone to bed.
The most difficult part of writing a paper is writing the paper, and Gustavii has some good ideas for reducing the pain. The 2nd edition…now incorporates guidance for writing doctoral theses and case reports. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. The author is a medical scientist, and I am a geologist — not much similarity there — yet I found How to Write.
Perhaps only the chapters on illustrations chapters 5 and 6 have particular value to scientists; otherwise, the comments are generally applicable throughout academia.
Other authors, please take note. The chapter is finished, but I still have no memory of my idea.
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I have been dipping into this concise and witty book as I write /5(7). How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper [Björn Gustavii] on mi-centre.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Easy to read and up-to-date, this guide will help both first-time writers and experienced contributors in authoring research papers.
Although the examples are extracted mainly from the medical and biological sciences/5(7). 'Every aspiring writer should read and follow the advice in How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper. Even accomplished scientific authors will add to their proficiency by going through this enjoyable volume.
It is an added advantage that Björn Gustavii's mother tongue is Swedish, not English. This book provides step-by-step information on how to prepare every aspect of a scientific paper and examples of both good and bad writing illuminate the author's advice in this accessible and informative guide.
Any volume on how to write better fascinates me, whether it is written by an academic or by Stephen King. 1 How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper, however, is out of the ordinary and unique in my experience, being concerned with writing for academic publication in English but not written by a native English speaker.
The chance to get. The book also includes “information about Open Access publishing” (preface). Dr. Gustavii reminds us that concise writing is best. While the book will serve very well any professional scientist, the work is also a help to any High School Science teacher, or English teacher who teaches technical writing to young adults.Download