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Biology: Writing for and in Biology


Introduction

Introduction


Books in UB Libraries

A Short Guide to Writing about Biology, 8th edition by Jan A. Pechenik. Publisher: Pearson, 2013. LC Subject Heading:  Biology > Authorship. Lockwood Library 3rd Floor:  QH304 .P43 2013.

A Student Handbook for Writing in Biology, 3rd edition by Karin Kinsely, Sunderland, MA and Gordonsville, VA. Publisher: Sinaurer, 2009, LC Subject Heading:  Biology > Authorship > Style Manuals. Lockwood Library, 3rd Floor: QH304 .G53 2011.

Getting Published in the Life Sciences, by Richard J. Gladon. Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. LC Subject Headings:  Biology > Authorship, Technical writing > Vocational guidance. Lockwood Library, 3rd Floor: QH304 .G53 2011.

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, by Barbara Gastel and Robert A. Day. Publisher: Greenwood/ABC-CLIO, 2016. LC Subject Heading: Technical writing. Lockwood Library, 3rd Floor: T11 .D33 2016

How to Write, Publish, and Present in the Health Sciences: A Guide for Clinicians and Laboratory Researchers, by Thomas A Lang. Publisher: American College of Physicians, 2010. LC Subject Heading: Medical Writing. Full-text Online:  https://www.r2library.com/Resource/Title/1934465143

Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, by the Style Manual Subcommittee, Council of Science Editors. Publisher: Council of Science Editors with the University of Chicago Press, 2014. LC Subject Headings:  Writing > Standards, Publishing > Standards, Technical writing > Handbooks, manuals, etc. Lockwood Library, Science and Engineering Reference Collection (1st Floor Lockwood Library): T11 .S386 2014

The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career, by Stephen B. Heard. Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2016. LC Subject Heading: Technical writing. Lockwood Library, 3rd Floor: T11 .H425

Journal Articles of Interest

"Careers in Science Journalism and Writing," Pearson, Helen. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, Volume: 9, Article Number: a032961, SEP 2017.

"Career Options for Scientists,” Sever, Richard; and Janssen, Kaaren. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, Volume: 9, Issue: 9, Article Number: a032755, SEP 2017.

"Careers in Virology: Science Writing and Journalism," Dove, Alan. Journal of Virology, Volume 89, Issue 17, Pages: SEP 2015.

"Science Communication: A Career Where PhDs Can Make a Difference," Irion, Robert. Molecular Biology of the Cell, Volume: 26, Issue: 4, Pages: 591-593. FEB 15, 2015.

"So You Want to be a Science Writer," Fleischman, John; and Szalinski, Christina. Molecular Biology of the Cell, Volume: 25, Issue: 13, Pages: 1938-1941.