A Short Guide to Writing about Biology

A Short Guide to Writing about Biology Author(s): Jan A. Pechenik

Difference between 9th and 8th editions
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Key differences between 9th and 8th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous publications: 3 years (2015 vs 2012).
  • Each chapter in the Ninth Ed. of Pechenik's Guide to Writing About Biology begins with What Lies Ahead? section.
  • Expanded plagiarism topics in chapters 1 and 3.
  • New material on preparing manuscripts for online submission.
  • Chapter 11 provides advice on organizing talks and giving regular presentations in class based on a single graph or table from a research paper.
  • New topics:
    • Easy Ways to Access the Primary Literature (Ch. 2)
    • A Note About Co-Authorship (Ch. 9)
9th Edition of
A Short Guide to Writing about Biology
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8th Edition of
A Short Guide to Writing about Biology
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ISBN-10: 020507507X
ISBN-13: 9780205075072
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7th Edition of
A Short Guide to Writing about Biology
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ISBN-10: 0205667279
ISBN-13: 9780205667277
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