Scientific CommunicationUnderstanding 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 Genome

Fathom, U. of Chicago - An in-depth history of scientific writing.

How to Write a Scientific Paper

Robert Schulman,The Annals of Improbable Research - observations on the scientific publishing process.

Publish or perish?

Understanding Science on scientific publishing.

Biography

Henry Oldenburg
Henry Oldenburg

Nature cover - July1,2004
Nature Publishing Group

Biography of a major scientific publisher

News & Events

Open-Access Journals Flourish

Wired

Research

The Case of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker

Visionlearning - 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 Writing

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

Public Library of Science

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

PubMed

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

Google Scholar

Google - 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