Scientific Style and Format

Scientific Style and Format

The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

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Scientific Style and Format is the most recognized, authoritative reference source on editorial style and publishing practices for authors, editors, publishers, students, and translators in all areas of science and related fields. The eighth edition of this indispensable guide has been fully revised to reflect today’s best practices in scientific publishing. The new edition offers a revised citation system, up-to-date coverage of technologies related to both scientific research methods and publishing practices, updated discussion of plagiarism and other aspects of academic integrity, full coverage of Creative Commons and other developments in copyright law, and changes in stylistic recommendations that are consistent with the recommendations of authoritative international bodies.

For more than fifty years, authors, editors, and publishers in the scientific community have turned to Scientific Style and Format for authoritative recommendations on all matters of writing style and citation. Developed by the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the leading professional association in science publishing, this indispensable guide encompasses all areas of the sciences. Now in its eighth edition, it has been fully revised to reflect today’s best practices in scientific publishing.
Scientific Style and Format citation style has been comprehensively reorganized, and its style recommendations have been updated to align with the advice of authoritative international bodies. Also new to the eighth edition are guidelines and examples for citing online images and information graphics, podcasts and webcasts, online videos, blogs, social networking sites, and e-books. Style instructions for physics, chemistry, genetics, biological sciences, and astronomy have been adjusted to reflect developments in each field. The coverage of numbers, units, mathematical expressions, and statistics has been revised and now includes more information on managing tables, figures, and indexes. Additionally, a full discussion of plagiarism and other aspects of academic integrity is incorporated, along with a complete treatment of developments in copyright law, including Creative Commons.
For the first time in its history, Scientific Style and Format will be available simultaneously in print and online at Online subscribers will receive access to full-text searches of the new edition and other online tools, as well as the popular Chicago Manual of Style Online Forum, a community discussion board for editors and authors. Whether online or in print, the eighth edition of Scientific Style and Format remains the essential resource for those writing, editing, and publishing in the scientific community.

Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, c2014
Edition: 8th ed
ISBN: 9780226116495
Characteristics: xv, 722 p. ; 24 cm


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