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The ACS style guide : a manual for authors and editors
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Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 1986.
ISBN:
9780841209176
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Summary

The essential desk reference for authors, editors, and publishers of scientific research, the ACS Style Guide is a complete stylistic handbook. Topics include grammar, style, usage, illustrations, tables, lists, and units of measure, as well as the conventions used in chemistry. It also covers numerous related topics, from peer review and copyrights to oral presentations and the ACS ethical guidelines for publication. Lively and practical, this reference will help any chemist communicate effectively.


Table of Contents

1 Writing a Scientific Paper
2 Poster Presentation, Letters to the Editor, and Press Releases
3 Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, and Word Usage
4 Editorial Style
5 Numbers, Mathematics, and Units of Measure
6 References
7 Names and Numbers for Chemical Compounds
8 Conventions in Chemistry, Appendix: Element Symbols, Atomic Numbers, and Atomic Weights
9 Illustrations and Tables
10 Peer Review
11 Copyright and Permissions
12 Making Effective Oral Presentations
Appendices
ACS Publications II
Ethical Guidelines to Publication of Chemical Research III
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