SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology

Introduction to Scientific Publishing

Backgrounds, Concepts, Strategies

Authors: Öchsner, Andreas

  • Concise introduction to the basic knowledge of scientific publishing
  • Addresses the problem of Plagiarism and Publication Ethics
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This book is a very concise introduction to the basic knowledge of scientific publishing. It  starts with the basics of writing a scientific paper, and recalls the different types of scientific documents. In gives an overview on the major scientific publishing companies and different business models. The book also introduces to abstracting and indexing services and how they can be used for the evaluation of science, scientists, and institutions. Last but not least, this short book faces the problem of plagiarism and publication ethics.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Öchsner, Andreas

    Pages 1-2

  • Technical and Cognitive Skills in the Context of Scientific Writing

    Öchsner, Andreas

    Pages 3-7

  • Types of Scientific Publications

    Öchsner, Andreas

    Pages 9-21

  • Publishing Companies, Publishing Fees, and Open Access Journals

    Öchsner, Andreas

    Pages 23-29

  • Abstract and Index Databases (Web of Knowledge, Scopus, Google Scholar)

    Öchsner, Andreas

    Pages 31-46

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38646-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-38645-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Rent the ebook  
  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
  • online reader with highlighting and note-making option
  • can be used across all devices
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Introduction to Scientific Publishing
Book Subtitle
Backgrounds, Concepts, Strategies
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-38646-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-38646-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-38645-9
Series ISSN
2191-530X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 96
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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