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How to Handle Authorship Disputes: A Guide for New Researchers

"In theory, authorship sounds straightforward, but in practice it often causes headaches." In the Committee on Publication Ethics 2003 Report, Albert and Wager present a guide to help new researchers prevent and resolve authorship problems. (COPE Report 2003: 32-4) »

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal - Editorial Style Guide (Version 3.1)

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal - Editorial Style Guide (Version 3.1)

Published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this style guide is a comprehensive resource to help authors submit their manuscripts to Emerging Infectious Disease. »

EASE guidelines for authors and translators of scientific articles to be published in English

EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to Be Published in English

The European Association of Science Editors offers this guide to provide simple, clear advice aimed at making international scientific communication more efficient. The 2012 edition is now available in 20 languages. »

How to write a paper

How to Write a Paper

In this essay, Goldreich argues that the key to writing well, is full awareness of the role of papers in the scientific process. (Rohovot, Israel: Weizmann Institute of Science, 2004) »

WHO Style Guide

WHO Style Guide

The WHO style guide outlines house style for use in all WHO-HQ printed and electronic materials. It provides a series of alphabetical lists setting out general English language rules, information on easily confused and troublesome words, and preferred spelling, punctuation, medical abbreviations and WHO-specific terms. »

Scientific Writing and Communication

Scientific Writing and Communication: Papers, Proposals and Presentations

This unique 'all-in-one' handbook begins with a discussion of the basics of scientific writing style and composition and then applies these principles to writing research papers, review articles, grant proposals, research statements, and resumés as well as to preparing academic presentations and posters. (For purchase only.) »

Essentials of Writing

Essentials of Writing Biomedical Research Papers

This book provides help for anyone preparing a biomedical paper. It offers advice on organizing the components of the paper, effective writing techniques, writing an effective results sections, documentation issues, sentence structure, and much more. (For purchase only.) »