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The Resource A short guide to writing about biology, Jan A. Pechenik, Biology Department, Tufts University

A short guide to writing about biology, Jan A. Pechenik, Biology Department, Tufts University

Label
A short guide to writing about biology
Title
A short guide to writing about biology
Statement of responsibility
Jan A. Pechenik, Biology Department, Tufts University
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book teaches students to think as biologists and to express ideas clearly and concisely through their writing. Students are provided with the tools they'll need to be successful writers in college and their profession, how to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and how to communicate information clearly and logically
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pechenik, Jan A
Dewey number
808/.06657
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH304
LC item number
.P43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biology
  • Report writing
  • Biology
  • Report writing
Label
A short guide to writing about biology, Jan A. Pechenik, Biology Department, Tufts University
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. General advice about writing and reading biology. Introduction and general rules -- Locating useful sources -- General advice on reading, note taking, and avoiding plagiarism -- Reading and writing about statistical analyses -- Citing sources and listing references -- Revising -- Part II. Guidelines for specific tasks. Prelude : Why are you writing papers and proposals and giving talks? -- Writing summaries, critiques, essays, and review papers -- Answering essay questions -- Writing laboratory and other research reports -- Writing research proposals -- Presenting research findings : preparing talks and poster presentations -- Writing letters of application
Control code
893389634
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Ninth edition.
Extent
x, 262 pages
Isbn
9780134008318
Lccn
2014036651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893389634
Label
A short guide to writing about biology, Jan A. Pechenik, Biology Department, Tufts University
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. General advice about writing and reading biology. Introduction and general rules -- Locating useful sources -- General advice on reading, note taking, and avoiding plagiarism -- Reading and writing about statistical analyses -- Citing sources and listing references -- Revising -- Part II. Guidelines for specific tasks. Prelude : Why are you writing papers and proposals and giving talks? -- Writing summaries, critiques, essays, and review papers -- Answering essay questions -- Writing laboratory and other research reports -- Writing research proposals -- Presenting research findings : preparing talks and poster presentations -- Writing letters of application
Control code
893389634
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Ninth edition.
Extent
x, 262 pages
Isbn
9780134008318
Lccn
2014036651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)893389634

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