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Title The manual of scientific style [electronic resource] : a guide for authors, editors, and researchers / edited by Harold Rabinowitz and Suzanne Vogel
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press/Elsevier, c2009
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 968 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 925-932) and index
Part I. General style -- Manuscript preparation -- General style -- Units of measurement -- Citation of references -- Presentation of data and figures -- Part II. References, citations and quotations -- Standards for clear and proper attribution -- Standard citation formats -- Text sources -- Audiovisual media -- Electronic sources -- Part III. Style issues for specific disciplines -- Mathematics -- Physics -- Chemistry -- Earth and environmental science -- Life science -- Medicine -- Civil, mechanical and electrical engineering -- Computer science and information science -- Appendices -- Scientific organizations and publications: standard abbreviations -- Classification schemes in science and technology -- Standard abbreviation dictionary -- Difficult and troublesome terms and words -- Comparative standards for shared terms and conventions -- Bibliography -- Index
Much like the Chicago manual of style, The manual of scientific style addresses all stylistic matters in the relevant disciplines of physical and biological science, medicine, health, and technology. It presents consistent guidelines for text, data, and graphics, providing a comprehensive and authoritative style manual that can be used by the professional scientist, science editor, general editor, science writer, and researcher
Description based on print version record
Link Print version: Manual of scientific style. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press/Elsevier, c2009 9780123739803 (OCoLC)156811865
Subject Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Writing -- standards -- Handbooks
Language -- Handbooks
Science -- Terminology
Natural Science Disciplines -- Terminology
Authorship -- Handbooks
Journalism -- Handbooks
Science -- Handbooks
Natural Science Disciplines -- Handbooks
Technical writing
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Technical Writing. bisacsh
Electronic books
Alt Author Rabinowitz, Harold, 1948-
Vogel, Suzanne
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