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Author Harmon, Joseph E.

Title The craft of scientific communication [electronic resource] / Joseph E. Harmon & Alan G. Gross.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 225 pages).
Series Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introducing your problem -- Distilling your research -- Entitling your research -- Turning your evidence into arguments: results and discussion -- Drawing your conclusions -- Framing your methods -- Distributing credit -- Arranging matters -- Varying matters -- Proposing new research -- Going public -- Presenting PowerPoint science -- Organizing PowerPoint slides -- Composing scientific English -- Improving scientific English.
Summary The ability to communicate in print and person is essential to the life of a successful scientist. This title teaches science students and scientists how to improve the clarity, cogency, and communicative power of their words and images. It analyzes the examples of how the best scientists communicate.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Communication in science -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Science -- Language -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Gross, Alan G.
Other Form: Print version: Harmon, Joseph E. Craft of scientific communication. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010 9780226316611 (DLC) 2009022745 (OCoLC)387779878
ISBN 9780226316635 (electronic bk.)
0226316637 (electronic bk.)
9780226316611 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226316610 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226316628 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226316629 (pbk. ; alk. paper)