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Writing science in plain English, Anne E. Greene

Label
Writing science in plain English
Title
Writing science in plain English
Statement of responsibility
Anne E. Greene
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Greene, Anne E
Dewey number
808.06/65
Index
index present
LC call number
T11
LC item number
.G6814 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
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  • Technical writing
  • Communication in science
  • English language
Label
Writing science in plain English, Anne E. Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why write science in plain English? -- Before you write -- Audience -- Register -- Tone -- Tell a story -- Make characters subjects and their actions verbs -- Use strong verbs -- Place subjects and verbs close together -- Favor the active voice -- Benefits of active voice -- Proper uses of passive voice -- Choose your words with care -- Use short words instead of long ones -- Keep terms the same -- Break up noun strings -- Rethink technical terms -- Omit needless words -- Redundancy -- Metadiscourse and transition words -- Affirmatives and negatives -- Old information and new information -- Put old information at beginnings of sentences -- Put new information at ends of sentences -- Make lists parallel -- Vary the length of your sentences -- Design your paragraphs -- Issue -- Development -- Conclusion -- Point -- Arrange your paragraphs -- Chronological order -- General to specific -- Least important to most important -- Problem to solution -- Compare and contrast -- Transition words revisited -- Appendix 1: basic writing concepts -- Appendix 2: exercise key
Control code
ocn809911038
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 124 pages
Isbn
9780226026404
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012043145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226026374
  • (OCoLC)809911038
Label
Writing science in plain English, Anne E. Greene
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why write science in plain English? -- Before you write -- Audience -- Register -- Tone -- Tell a story -- Make characters subjects and their actions verbs -- Use strong verbs -- Place subjects and verbs close together -- Favor the active voice -- Benefits of active voice -- Proper uses of passive voice -- Choose your words with care -- Use short words instead of long ones -- Keep terms the same -- Break up noun strings -- Rethink technical terms -- Omit needless words -- Redundancy -- Metadiscourse and transition words -- Affirmatives and negatives -- Old information and new information -- Put old information at beginnings of sentences -- Put new information at ends of sentences -- Make lists parallel -- Vary the length of your sentences -- Design your paragraphs -- Issue -- Development -- Conclusion -- Point -- Arrange your paragraphs -- Chronological order -- General to specific -- Least important to most important -- Problem to solution -- Compare and contrast -- Transition words revisited -- Appendix 1: basic writing concepts -- Appendix 2: exercise key
Control code
ocn809911038
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 124 pages
Isbn
9780226026404
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2012043145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226026374
  • (OCoLC)809911038

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