Practical guide for scientific article writing
Writing scientific papers is a complex task that is often frustrating for newcomers. The following guide provides an overview of the basic principles of scientific writing, and offers a variety of tips to help plan, write and review articles. For ease of reading, the guide is divided into three chapters that can be read individually:
If you want to know more
The content of this guide is based on several excellent sources of information on scientific writing. To learn more about this topic, you can consult the documents below.
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- Tischler, M.E. Scentific Writing Booklet. University of Arizona. Link to the resource.
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- APA Student Council. A Graduate Student’s Guide to Determining Authorship Credit and Authorship Order. 2006. Link to the resource.
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