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"How to Write for Technical Periodicals & Conferences"

Creado por | 27 de Enero de 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.

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

Creado por | 24 de Diciembre de 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.

Week 2: 2012 Intensive Course in Research Writing

Creado por | 9 de Julio de 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.

Approaching a Writing Project

Creado por | 29 de Abril de 2012

Main topics: establishing the mindset (attitude), knowing the ethics, preparing to write, doing the writing, and revising your work. To keep the file small, photos have been deleted. From the IADSR International Conference 2012, "Fundamentals of Conducting & Reporting Research", Lahore, Pakistan, 27-29 April 2012.


Creado por | 2 de Marzo de 2012

Website of "an international initiative that seeks to improve reliability and value of medical research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting of research studies". (EQUATOR stands for Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research.) Available in English and in Spanish. Includes a library of guidelines for reporting research; resources for authors, editors, and peer reviewers; resources for developers of guidelines; and a newsletter in English, French, German, and Spanish.

Ethics of Scientific Publication: An Introduction

Creado por | 4 de Febrero de 2012
A lecture from a graduate course on scientific ethics. Focuses mainly on ethical standards for writing and publishing journal articles. Introduces basic principles of ethics, notes ethical norms and issues in research publication, and lists sources of further information.

Scientific Writing: 10 Basics

Creado por | 20 de Enero de 2012
Lecture from a writing-intensive undergraduate course (Biology of Mammalian Cells and Tissues) at Texas A&M University. Introduces basic principles. Suitable overall for students in a variety of fields.

"How to Handle Authorship Disputes: A Guide for New Researchers"

Creado por | 13 de Enero de 2012
From the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Discusses not only authorship disputes but also other aspects of authorship. Includes advice on preventing authorship problems, suggestions of what to do if such problems occur, definitions of important terms relating to authorship, and discussion of the concepts represented by these terms. Suitable not only for new researchers but also for more advanced ones.

Approaching a Writing Project

Creado por | 3 de Diciembre de 2011

From the AuthorAID Post-PACN-Congress Workshop on Research Writing, Ghana, 24-25 November 2011.