The ACS style guide: a manual for authors and editors

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American Chemical Society, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 264 pages
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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.

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Contents

Grammar Style and Usage
11
Index 247
108
1A Artwork at the proper original size
118
5A Artwork in which the lines are too thin in relation to the other elements
124
6A Structure at the proper original size
130
Copyright and Permissions
137
Manuscript Submissions in MachineReadable
149
Becoming Part of It and Using
159
Information Retrieval Services
167
Making Effective Oral Presentations
185
Delivering the Presentation
194
Conclusion
200
Ethical Guidelines to Publication of Chemical
217
Element Symbols Atomic Numbers and Atomic
223
Hints to the Typist
233
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