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Title Scientific style and format : the CBE manual for authors, editors, and publishers / Style Manual Committee, Council of Biology Editors.
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Book Cover

 Floor4 (Ref)  T11 .S386 1994    IN LIBRARY
Edition 6th ed.
Description xv, 825 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Rev. ed. of: CBE style manual / CBE Style manual Committee. 5th ed., rev. and expanded. c1983.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 751-768) and index.
Contents General style conventions -- Alphabets, symbols and signs -- Punctuation and related marks -- Spelling, word formation and division, plurals and possessives -- Prose style and word choice -- Names, terms of address, degrees and honors -- Capitalization -- Type styles, excerpts, quotations and ellipses -- Abbreviations -- Numbers, units, mathematical expressions and statistics -- Time and dates -- Addresses and geographic descriptions -- Special scientific conventions -- Electromagnetic spectrum -- Subatomic particles, chemical elements and related notations.
Chemical names and formulas -- Chemical kinetics and thermodynamics -- Analytical methods -- Drugs and pharmacokinetics -- Cells, chromosomes and genes -- Viruses -- Bacteria -- Plants, fungi, lichens and algae -- Human and animal life -- Human history and society -- Earth -- Astronomical objects and time systems -- Journals and books -- Journal style and format -- Books, technical reports and monographs -- Citations and references -- Accessories to text: tables, figures and indexes -- Publishing process -- Typography and manuscript preparation, manual and electronic.
Proof correction -- Abbreviated forms of journal titles -- Abbreviated publisher names -- Annotated bibliography.
Subject Technical writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related Names CBE Style Manual Committee.
CBE Style Manual Committee. CBE style manual.
ISBN 0521471540 (hardback)
OCLC number 30624179