Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 March 2020

1256 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190246556

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  • This online version offers access to the full content of the manual, provides links from references through to primary research journal articles, and allows full text searches
  • Updates the definitive handbook to citations and references in scientific publications, including examples of newer sources such as trial registries, data repositories, preprints, and social media
  • Provides comprehensive guidance for authors, editors, and publishers on defining and addressing a wide variety of ethical and legal issues
  • Identifies standards for common and new terms used in medical and related health and scientific disciplines
  • Provides a complete update to preferred usage, grammar, and punctuation for clear, precise prose
  • Online access includes interactive SI conversion calculators: Conversions to Metric Measures and Selected Laboratory Tests

New to this Edition:

  • Features a 4-color display and an expanded section on visual presentation of data
  • Extensively updated to reflect best practices and developments in scientific research, writing, and publishing
  • New detail added about public access, open access, article processing charges, hybrid and mega open access journals, and updates on copyright, licensing, and Creative Commons (CC) licenses
  • In-depth coverage of bias, with many examples of types of bias, in the Study Design and Statistics chapter

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