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The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information.

Author: Anne M Coghill; Lorrin R Garson; American Chemical Society.
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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"The ACS Style Guide's Third Edition continues its long tradition of providing invaluable insight on ethics in scientific communication, the editorial process, copyright, conventions in chemistry, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and writing style for any STM author, reviewer, or editor. The Third Edition is the definitive source for all information needed to write, review, submit, and edit scholarly and scientific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Handbooks and manuals
Style manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Codes typographiques
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
ACS style guide.
Washington, D.C. : American Chemical Society ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)808409519
Online version:
ACS style guide.
Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)880403085
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne M Coghill; Lorrin R Garson; American Chemical Society.
ISBN: 9780841239999 0841239991 9780841274006 0841274002
OCLC Number: 62872860
Description: xiv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. Scientific communication. 1. Ethics in scientific communication / Gordon G. Hammes. Appendix 1-1: Ethical guidelines to publication of chemical research --
2. Scientific papers --
3. The editorial process. Appendix 3-1: proofreaders' marks --
4. Writing style and word usage --
5. Electronic submission of manuscripts using web-based systems / Sarah C. Blendermann. Appendix 5-1: Online submission at selected scientific publishers and research grant agencies. Appendix 5-2: Key features of selected online submission systems --
6. Peer review / Barbara A. Booth --
7. Copyright basics / Karen S. Buehler, C. Arleen Courtney, and Eric S. Slater --
8. Markup languages and the datument / Peter Murray-Rust and Henry S. Rzepa. Appendix 8-1: The IUPAC International Chemical Identifier, InChI / Stephen R. Heller and Alan D. McNaught --
Part 2. Style guidelines. 9. Grammar, punctuation, and spelling. Appendix 9-1: Recommended spelling list --
10. Editorial style. Appendix 10-1: Computer and internet terms. Appendix 10-2: Abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols --
11. Numbers, mathematics, and units of measure. Appendix 11-1: The International System of Units (SI) --
12. Names and numbers for chemical compounds. Appendix 12-1: End-of-line hyphenation of chemical names. Appendix 12-2: Representation of combinatorial chemistry / Derek Maclean. Appendix 12-3: CAS Registry Numbers --
13. Conventions in chemistry. Appendix 13-1: Symbols for commonly used physical quantities. Appendix 13-2: The Crystallographic Information File / Frank H. Allen --
14. References / Janet S. Dodd, Leah Solla, and Paula M. Bérard. Appendix 14-1: CASSI abbreviations for the 1000+ most commonly cited journals. Appendix 14-2: A sample CASSI entry --
15. Figures / Betsy Kulamer --
16. Tables / Betsy Kulamer --
17. Chemical structures / Antony Williams.
Local System Bib Number:
548351

Abstract:

"The ACS Style Guide's Third Edition continues its long tradition of providing invaluable insight on ethics in scientific communication, the editorial process, copyright, conventions in chemistry, grammar, punctuation, spelling, and writing style for any STM author, reviewer, or editor. The Third Edition is the definitive source for all information needed to write, review, submit, and edit scholarly and scientific manuscripts."--Jacket.
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