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Web resource:"How to Write for Technical Periodicals & Conferences"

By | Jan. 27, 2013

A 28-page guide from the professional association IEEE. Among topics addressed: ethics in scientific publication, deciding whether to present at a conference or write a journal article, identifying conferences and journals suitable for one’s work, developing a manuscript, revising, and peer review. Interactive, with links to other resources.

Web resource:Author Resource Center

By | Jan. 4, 2013

Online resource on "writing and publishing scholarly manuscripts". Contains a blog (including an Editing Tip of the Week), a resources section, and external links. From the company American Journal Experts (AJE).

Presentation:Day 2 of 2: PACN-INASP Post-Congress Workshop on Scientific Writing

By | Dec. 24, 2012
Main slides from the second half of an AuthorAID workshop held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28-29 November 2012. Major topics include publishing a journal article, writing effectively in English about science, preparing presentations, and writing grant proposals.

Presentation:Day 1 of 2: PACN-INASP Post-Congress Workshop on Scientific Writing

By | Dec. 24, 2012

Main slides from the first half of an AuthorAID workshop held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28-29 November 2012. Major topics include approaching a writing project, choosing a target journal, and writing each part of a scientific paper.

"Using Tenses in Scientific Writing"

By | Sept. 8, 2012
Two-page handout providing guidance on which verb tense(s) to use in each part of a scientific paper or research report. Includes many examples. From the Academic Skills Unit, University of Melbourne.

Web resource:Research Tools from the Society of Biblical Literature

By | Aug. 31, 2012
Mainly for researchers doing biblical scholarship. Contains links to resources for research and writing. Featured resources include a guide containing key points from the SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) Handbook of Style.

Article:"Writing the Empirical Journal Article"

By | Aug. 31, 2012

A guide to writing journal articles. Intended primarily for researchers in psychology but also helpful to researchers in other fields. By Daryl J. Bem.

Web resource:Journal Advisor

By | Aug. 31, 2012

Set of online resources for authors of journal articles. Includes an aid to choosing journals to which to submit papers. Also includes a manuscript-submission checklist, writing advice for non-native users of English, guidance on writing cover letters and on responding to peer review, and other items. From Edanz.

Presentation:Week 2: 2012 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 9, 2012
Main slides from second week of 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2012. Major topics include writing the introduction, some aspects of writing style, ethical and other issues, writing an abstract, and publishing a paper.