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Scientific style and format : the CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers

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  • Creator Style Manual Committee, Council of Biology Editors
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 825 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780521471541, 0521471540
  • OCLC ocm30624179

Notes

  • Rev. ed. of: CBE style manual / CBE Style manual Committee. 5th ed., rev. and expanded. c1983.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 751-768) and index.

Contents

  • General style conventions -- Alphabets, symbols and signs -- Punctuation and related marks -- Spelling, word formation and division, plurals and possessives -- Prose style and word choice -- Names, terms of address, degrees and honors -- Capitalization -- Type styles, excerpts, quotations and ellipses -- Abbreviations -- Numbers, units, mathematical expressions and statistics -- Time and dates -- Addresses and geographic descriptions -- Special scientific conventions -- Electromagnetic spectrum -- Subatomic particles, chemical elements and related notations --
  • Chemical names and formulas -- Chemical kinetics and thermodynamics -- Analytical methods -- Drugs and pharmacokinetics -- Cells, chromosomes and genes -- Viruses -- Bacteria -- Plants, fungi, lichens and algae -- Human and animal life -- Human history and society -- Earth -- Astronomical objects and time systems -- Journals and books -- Journal style and format -- Books, technical reports and monographs -- Citations and references -- Accessories to text: tables, figures and indexes -- Publishing process -- Typography and manuscript preparation, manual and electronic --
  • Proof correction -- Abbreviated forms of journal titles -- Abbreviated publisher names -- Annotated bibliography