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Preparation of Scientific and Technical Papers

Nature volume 139, page 217 (06 February 1937) | Download Citation

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MANY useful hints on the composition of scientific papers, and methods of presenting observations and results logically and precisely, are given in this small volume. Much practice, combined with a sense of literary values, are required for the production of a scientific paper to satisfy all the canons of style which writers are expected to acknowledge. There are, however, many typographical and other conventions which every author should know; and it is particularly in guidance as to the use of these that this book will be helpful.

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