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Scientific Style and Format

Table of Contents

PART 1 PUBLISHING FUNDAMENTALS

Chapter 1

Elements of a Scientific Publication

Chapter 2

Publication Policies and Practices

Chapter 3

The Basics of Copyright

 
PART 2 GENERAL STYLE CONVENTIONS

Chapter 4

Alphabets, Symbols, and Signs

Chapter 5

Punctuation and Related Marks

Chapter 6

Spelling, Word Formation and Division, Plurals, and Possessives

Chapter 7

Prose Style and Word Choices

Chapter 8

Names and Personal Designations

Chapter 9

Capitalization

Chapter 10

Type Styles, Excerpts, Quotations, and Ellipses

Chapter 11

Abbreviations

Chapter 12

Numbers, Units, Mathematical Expressions, and Statistics

Chapter 13

Time and Dates

Chapter 14

Geographic Designations

 
PART 3 SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC CONVENTIONS

Chapter 15

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Chapter 16

Subatomic Particles, Chemical Elements, and Related Notations

Chapter 17

Chemical Formulas and Names

Chapter 18

Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics

Chapter 19

Analytical Methods

Chapter 20

Drugs and Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 21

Genes, Chromosomes, and Related Molecules

Chapter 22

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Chapter 23

Structure and Function

Chapter 24

Disease Names

Chapter 25

The Earth

Chapter 26

Astronomical Objects and Time Systems

 
PART 4 TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF PUBLICATIONS

Chapter 27

Journal Style and Format

Chapter 28

Books, Technical Reports, Conference Proceedings, and Other Monographs

Chapter 29

References

Chapter 30

Accessories to Text: Tables, Figures, and Indexes

Chapter 31

Typography and Manuscript Preparation

Chapter 32

Proof Correction

 
Bibliography

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