Montgomery, Scott L.

The Chicago guide to communicating science / 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. [215]-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.

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Communication of technical information.
Communication in science.
Technical writing.

T10.5 / .M65 2003


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