Scientific Communication Understanding Scientific Journals and Articles :

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne Egger, Ph.D., Natalie Kuldell

Further Exploration

The Scientific Article: From Galileo's New Science to the Human GenomeFathom, U. of Chicago - An in-depth history of scientific writing.

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

Publish or perish?Understanding Science on scientific publishing.


Henry Oldenburg

Henry Oldenburg

Nature cover - July1,2004

Nature Publishing GroupBiography of a major scientific publisher

News & Events

Open-Access Journals FlourishWired


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 WritingGeorge Gopen and Judith Swan, American Scientist - The authors describe how scientists can write with the reader in mind.

Public Library of ScienceA nonprofit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

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.

In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.

-Sir Francis Darwin

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