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Tips of the week 1-25 (Bangla)

By | July 19, 2017

AuthorAID Tips of the Week 1-25, Bangla translation. A set of 25 weekly tips on writing, publishing, and related topics.

"Scientific and Technical Writing"

By | Sept. 30, 2016
"This course describes the different steps required to produce a scientific or technical project publication, from development to dissemination of the final document. It also explains principles for writing, structuring the text and creating illustrations, and provides guidance on distribution channels and promotion methods.

The course will help you:
  • Conduct and plan your publication project by identifying necessary activities and resources
  • Identify information sources, access the required information, and manage your reference list with appropriate software
  • Apply the basic rules of scientific and technical writing, organize and support your arguments, structure and illustrate your points
  • Choose the right journal in which to publish and follow the stages to submit an article to a journal
  • Write a technical extension document: technical data sheet, technical manual, posters
  • Disseminate and promote your scientific publication

Duration: 31 hours

Publication Date: June 2016"

Self-paced course from FAO. Collaborators included INASP. Adapted from a course in French.

"Rédiger et publier un document scientifique ou technique"

By | Sept. 30, 2016
"Ce cours vous aidera :
  • à élaborer et planifier un projet de publication en évaluant les activités et les moyens nécessaires
  • à identifier les sources d’information, à accéder à l’information recherchée, et à gérer sa bibliographie avec un logiciel adapté
  • à appliquer les règles de base de la rédaction scientifique et technique, et à organiser, argumenter, structurer et illustrer son propos
  • à choisir la revue dans laquelle publier et à respecter les étapes de soumission d’un article à une revue
  • à réaliser un document de vulgarisation technique : fiche technique, manuel technique, poster
  • à diffuser sa publication scientifique et à la promouvoir

Durée : 31 heures

Date de publication : Novembre 2013"

Main Slides: 2013 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 21, 2013
These are the main slides from a 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2013. The course focused mainly on writing journal articles but also addressed other topics, such as preparing oral presentations, poster presentations, and grant proposals. For efficiency in downloading and reading, the slides are provided here as a PDF handout. Instructors wanting the PowerPoint versions of the slides to use in teaching can obtain copies by contacting Barbara Gastel at

Week 3: Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 22, 2012
Main slides from third week of 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2012. Major topics include preparing curricula vitae (CVs), preparing grant proposals and progress reports, writing review articles, writing book chapters and books, being a peer reviewer, and presenting specialized information to the public. There also is train-the-trainer material on basics of teaching technique.

Class 12--Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 14, 2011
PowerPoint presentation from Intensive Course in Research Writing, held 27 June through 15 July 2011 at Texas A&M University. Session included a guest segment on modals and a presentation on writing and publishing book chapters and books. To make the file small enough to download rapidly, pictures were omitted from the version posted. Including discussion and a break, the session ran about 3 hours.

Association of American University Presses Resources

By | June 3, 2011
Resources for authors, scholarly publishers, libraries, and others. Includes a grid listing main subject areas of interest of member presses. Also includes a set of FAQs on permissions and copyright.


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