From Research to Manuscript

A Guide to Scientific Writing

Authors: Katz, Michael Jay

  • Clearly-written, comprehensive instruction manual for turning research into a paper
  • Contains specific examples from well-written research papers in a wide variety of fields
  • Goes beyond formatting rules by explaining how to translate data into succinct, meaningful figures and text
  • Offers advice to speakers of other languages
  • Explains the effective use of tables, graphs, statistics, and figures
  • Demonstrates the step-by-step construction of the Introduction and Discussion sections of research papers
  • Includes practical advice on preparing a manuscript for submission and then responding to reviewers’ comments
  • Includes tools and techniques for structuring the sentences, paragraphs, and sections of a research paper
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-9467-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-9466-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

Written in simple, straightforward language, From Research to Manuscript, explains how to understand and summarize a research project. It is a writing guide that goes beyond grammar and style by demonstrating how to pull together the information needed for each section of a polished scientific paper. This book is a systematic guide, leading you from the data on your desk through the drafts and rewrites that are needed to build a complete and tightly-written science article.

From Research to Manuscript:

    • includes tools and techniques for structuring the sentences, paragraphs, and sections of a research paper.
    • gives wide-ranging examples from well-written research articles.
    • offers advice to speakers of other languages.
    • explains the effective use of tables, graphs, statistics, and figures.
    • shows you how to organize your data to clearly present your results.
    • guides you through the process of manuscript submission and editorial review.

The updated second edition includes more examples, advice on publishing in online journals, software suggestions, and updated references.

Overall, From Research to Manuscript argues that scientists should be working on their paper during their active research. Writing will keep the research project organized, thorough, and thoughtful. From Research to Manuscript provides a format for integrating writing and research, so that you can strengthen your science, compose a better paper, and get the paper published.

 "Compulsory reading for post-docs wanting to achieve success in the scientific field."
(Ronan Bree, National University of Ireland, Galway)

"A great addition to the personal libraries of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows bent on careers in science. Many seasoned scientists could also be advised to read the book to improve their skills in writing."
(Donald K. Ingram, Editor-in-Chief of AGE)

Reviews

"Compulsory reading for post-docs wanting to achieve success in the scientific field." (Ronan Bree, National University of Ireland, Galway)

"A great addition to the personal libraries of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows bent on careers in science. Many seasoned scientists could also be advised to read the book to improve their skills in writing." (Donald K. Ingram, Editor-in-Chief of AGE)

"Overall, Katz provides a pleasant overview of the research-science report process for both first-time science research authors and seasoned professionals." (Julie Kinyoun, Technical Communication, Vol. 54 (2), 2007)

"... another excellent book to treasure." (Dr. Achuthsankar S. Nair, University of Kerala)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-9467-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-9466-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
From Research to Manuscript
Book Subtitle
A Guide to Scientific Writing
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-9467-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-9467-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-9466-8
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XIV, 210
Topics