The Chicago guide to communicating science /
Scott L. Montgomery.
- Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
- xi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing .
Includes bibliographical references (p. -220) and index.
Communicating science -- Scientific communication: historical realities for readers and writers -- Reading well: the first step to writing well -- Writing well: a few basics -- Writing very well: opportunities for creativity and elegance -- The review process: contents and discontents -- The scientific paper: a realistic view and practical advice -- Other types of writing: review articles, book reviews, debate/critique -- Graphics and their place -- Technical reports -- The proposal -- For researchers with English as a foreign language -- Oral presentations: a few words -- The online world: using the Internet -- Dealing with the press -- In conclusion.