Communicating Results: Writing and Presenting
Online resources are available to the W&M community. The books listed below are available at Hargis Library. Check the catalog for availabliity at other campus libraries.
Advice on Writing Theses and Making Posters / John Hoenig, VIMS Department of Fisheries Science. open access
- The easy way to write a prospectus, thesis, dissertation or scientific paper
- How to prepare a perfectly putrid poster
Chicago guide to your career in science: a toolkit for scientists and postdocs / Victor Bloomfield, Esam El-Fakahany. Table of Contents
Q147 B56 2008
Communicating science : a practical guide / Pierre Laszlo. google preview
Q223 .L37 2006
Communicating science effectively: a practical handbook for integrating visual elements / J.E. Thomas.
Q223 C6543 2006
Communicating in science : writing a scientific paper and speaking at scientific meetings / Vernon Booth.
Q223 .B664 1993
The craft of editing : a guide for managers, scientists, and engineers / Michael Alley
T11.4 .A43 2000
The craft of research : from planning to reporting / Booth, Wayne C.
Q180.55 .M4 B66
The craft of scientific presentations : critical steps to succeed and critical errors to avoid / Michael Alley.
Q223 .A38 2003 online and print / Q223 .A38 2013 2nd ed. print
The craft of scientific writing 3rd ed. / Michael Alley.
T11 .A37 1996
Design of scientific posters / Penn State open access
Designing conference posters / Colin Purrington open access
Doing science : design, analysis, and communication of scientific research / Ivan Valiela. google preview
Q180 .A1 V35 2009 2nd ed. / 2001 ed. online
Don't be such a scientist: talking substance in an age of style / Randy Olsen google preview
Q223 O47 2009 print / online
Effective communication skills for scientific and technical professionals / Harry Chambers.
Elements of Style for Writing Scientific Journal Articles / Elsevier Publishing Connect Series
English Communication for Scientists
Brief guide on how to communicate more effectively in English. Developed with non-native speakers in mind, it should prove useful to native speakers as well. It will help in understanding basic communication strategies and addressing various audiences.
English for research : usage, style, and grammar / Adrian Wallwork.
LB2369 .W35 2013
English for writing research papers / Adrian Wallwork.
PE1475 .W355 2011
Explaning research: how to reach key audiences to advance your work / Meredith Dennis google preview
Q223 M399 2010 print / online
Escape from the ivory tower: a guide to making your science matter / Nancy Bower google preview
Q223 B37 2010 print / online
From research to manuscript: a guide to scientific writing / Michael J. Katz. 2nd ed. google preview
T11 K345 2009
Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations / G. David. Garson. google preview
LB2369 .G27 2002
A guide to writing in the sciences / Andrea A. Gilpin. google preview
T11 .G53 2000
How to write and illustrate a scientific paper / Bjorn Gustavii. 2nd ed.
T11 .G86 2008
On being a scientist: responsible conduct in research./ Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy. open access
Selected Contents: Values in science-- conflict of interest -- publication and openness -- allocation of credit -- authorship credit
Q180 A1 O5 2009
Peer review and manuscript management in scientific journals : guidelines for good practice / Irene Hames. Table of contents
Q225.5 .H255 2007
Practising science communication in the information age. / Richard Holliman
Q223 .P73 2009
Presenting at conferences, seminars and meetings / Kerry Shephard.
PN4121 .S423 2005
Presenting Data: how to communicate your message effectively / Ed Swires-Hennessy
T10.5 .S95 2014
Presenting science: a practical guide to giving a good talk / Cigdem Issever.
Q223 I87 2010
Presentation skills for scientists: a practical guide / Edward Zanders
Q223 Z36 2010
- Understand the role of scholarly publishing in an academic career
- List the essential steps of planning and writing a scholarly paper.
- Develop a personal publication plan
- Compare and contrast the different publishing models currently in use
- Describe the types of articles you can write
- List the pros and cons of collaborative authoring
- Describe the tools and resources a scholarly writer needs to have on hand
Rethinking the design of presentation slides/ Michael Alley. open access
Scientific communication for natural resource professionals / Cecil Jennings
Q223 .S25 2012
Scientific papers and presentations / Martha Davis.
T11 .D324 1997
Scientific English : a guide for scientists and other professionals / Robert Day.
PE1475 .D38 2011
Scientifically speaking : tips for preparing and delivering scientific talks and using visual aids/ Ann Gargett.
Q224 .S354 2005
Speaking about science : a manual for creating clear presentations / Scott Morgan.
Q223 .M67 2006
Speaking in public about science: a quick guide for the preparation of good lectures, seminars, and scientific presentations / UP Albuquerque
Q181.3 .A43 2015
A student handbook for writing in biology 2nd ed./ Karin Knisely. Table of contents
QH304 .K59 2005
Successful science communication : telling it like it is / David Bennett
Q223 .S884 2011
Visual strategies : a practical guide to graphics for scientists & engineers / Felice Frankel
Q223 .F73 2012
When the scientist presents: an audio and video guide to science talks / Jean-Luc Lebrun
Q224 L43 2010
Writing for science / Robert Goldbort. 2006.
Contents: Scientific English -- laboratory notes -- workplace scientific writing -- documentation of scientific sources -- scientific visuals -- scientific presentations -- scientific dissertations -- scientific journal articles -- scientific grant proposals.
Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students open access
Contents: Guidelines for writing, advice, models and exercises. Covers presentations, posters, reports, proposals and more.
Writing papers in the biological sciences 4th ed./ Vicky McMillan.
QH304 .M36 2006
Writing scientific research articles: strategy and steps / Margaret Cargill
T11 C327 2013
Writing the successful thesis and dissertation: entering the conversation / Irene Clark. 2006.
Writing your dissertation in fifteen minutes a day : a guide to starting, revising, and finishing your doctoral thesis 1st ed./ Joan Bolker.
LB2369 .B57 1998
Writing successful science proposals/ Andrew Friedland.
Q180.55 .P7 F75 2000
The ACS style guide : effective communication of scientific information 3rd ed. / AM. Coghill et al
QD8.5 .A25 2006
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers 8th edition.
Reference LB2369 .T8 2013 / 7th ed. LB2369 .T8 2007 Stacks
Research and documentation in the electronic age / Diana Hacker
ZA4375 .H327 2010
Scientific Style and Format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers / Council of Science Editors.
Reference T11 .S386 2006
Am I making myself clear? : a scientist's guide to talking to the public./ Cornelia Dean
Q223 D43 2009 print and online
Dazzle'em with style: the art of oral scientific presentation / Robert Anholt
Q223 .A63 2006
/ Sharon Friedman.
Contents: Scientists' representations of uncertainty / How journalists deal with scientific uncertainty / Public responses to uncertainty / Scientists, journalists, and the meaning of uncertainty /Interpreting uncertainty : a panel discussion / Popular beliefs, media, and biotechnology / Never-ending story of dioxin / Uncertain social contract : the case of human resources for science / Reporting on the changing science of human behavior /Science in the public arena : a panel discussion / Importance of understanding audiences / Effective explanation of uncertain and complex science / Using systematic thinking to choose and evaluate evidence / Beyond the basics : a roundtable discussion /
Communicating science: a primer for working with the media / Holly Menninger
P96 S33 M46 2008
Embargoed science / Vincent Kiernan.
An overview of news about science and medicine -- A brief history of embargoes in science journalism-- Accuracy in science journalism -- Costs of the embargo -- The embargo should go.
Q225 .K48 2006
Freedom to speak? a report card on federal agency media policies / Union of Concerned Scientists. 2008. open access
Frontiers of illusion : science, technology, and the politics of progress / Daniel R. Sarewitz.
Q127 .U6 S25 1996
Rescuing science from politics : regulation and the distortion of scientific research / Wendy Wagner.
Q125 .R48 2006
Science and the media: Delgado's brave bulls and the ethics of scientific disclosure/ Peter Snyder
Q223 S665 2009
Scientist's guide to talking with the media: practical advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists. / Richard Hayes. google preview
Contents: We need to talk -- Hope for the best, prepare for the worst -- Why reporters do what they do --Do you hear what you're saying? -- Mastering the interview -- A reporter's most trusted source : you --Choosing the right communication tools -- The scientist as celebrity and activist.
Q225 .H39 2006
Unscientific America: how scientific illiteracy threatens our future. / Chris Mooney
Q149 .U5 M66 2009