Scientific Writing : Peer Review and Scientific Journals

by Natalie Kuldell

Further Exploration

Introduction to Journal-Style Scientific WritingGreg Anderson,Bates College - on-line resource on how to write a paper in scientific journal style and format.

How to Read a Scientific ArticleFlorida International University - guide on how to read a scientific articles.

How to Write a Scientific PaperRobert Schulman,The Annals of Improbable Research - observations on the scientific publishing process.

Scientific Writing: Ethics and StyleDr. HayGlass, U.of Manitoba - general points concerning the preparation of a scientific paper.


Henry Oldenburg

Henry Oldenburg


The Scientific Article: From Galileo to the Human GenomeFathom, Columbia U. - A brief history of scientific writing.

On the Influence of Carbonic Acid on TemperatureSvante Arrhenius, Philosophical Magazine (1896) - A very early paper on the how carbon dioxide works as a greenhouse gas.

News & Events

Scientific Journal Compromised by Industry TiesCSPI

The Politics of Peer ReviewCSICOP

Current Science NewsNews from around the world of science.


The Case of the Ivory-Billed WoodpeckerVisionlearning - This page provides free access to a full-text research article from Science magazine and includes discussion questions to use as a Scientific Writing exercise.

The Science of Scientific WritingG. Gopen, J. Swan, American Scientist - A detailed analysis of what makes scientific writing readable.

PubMedNational Library of Medicine - A freely accessible scientific database of journal articles in biomedical science.

Google ScholarGoogle - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Don't ask me who's influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he's digested, and I've been reading all my life.
-Giorgos Seferis, 1900-1971

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