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How to Communicate Your Research Results

Whether writing or speaking, these selected titles can help you communicate your research results more clearly and effectively. Each of these titles is located in the Veterinary Medical Library; their call numbers can be found through the Purdue Libraries catalog [].

    American Medical Association manual of style : a guide for authors and editors. Cheryl Iverson. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

    Designing clinical research. 3rd ed. Stephen B. Hulley. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007.

    Principles and practice of clinical research.
    2nd ed. John I. Gallin, ed. San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, 2007.

    Clinical epidemiology : how to do clinical practice research.
    R. Brian Haynes..[et al.]. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins, 2006.

    Dazzle ‘em with style : the art of oral scientific presentation. 2nd ed. Robert R. H. Anholt. Boston: Elsevier Academic Press, 2006.

    From research to manuscript: a guide to scientific writing. Michael Jay Katz. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

    How to write and publish a scientific paper. 6th ed. Robert A. Day and Barbara Gastel. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006.

    Medical writing : a prescription for clarity : a self-help guide to clearer medical English. 3rd ed. / Neville W. Goodman and Martin B. Edwards. Cambridge, UK; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

    Publishing and presenting clinical research. 2nd ed./ Warren S. Browner. Baltimore: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2006.

    Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors and publishers. 7th ed. Reston, VA: Council of Science Editors, 2006.

    Conducting research literature reviews: from the Internet to paper.

    2nd ed. / Arlene Fink. Thousand Oaks , Calif. : Sage Publications, 2005.

    Introduction to research : understanding and applying multiple strategies. 3rd ed. Elizabeth DePoy, Laura N. Gitlin. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier/Mosby, 2005.

    Clinical trials: a methodologic perspective. 2nd ed. / Steven Piantadosi. Hoboken , NJ: Wiley-Interscience, 2005.

    Clinician’s guide to medical writing. Robert B. Taylor. New York: Springer, 2005.

    Getting research published: an A to Z of publication strategy. Elizabeth Wager. Oxford Seattle: Radcliffe, 2005.

    Grant application writer’s handbook. 4th ed. Liane Reif-Lehrer. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2005.

    Medical statistics: a guide to data analysis and critical appraisal. Jennifer Peat & Belinda Barton. Malden , MA: Blackwell Pub., 2005.

    Scientific papers and presentations. 2nd ed. / Martha Davis. Burlington , MA: Academic Press, 2005.

    Writing in the health professions. Barbara A. Heifferon. New York: Pearson Longman, 2005.

    Biostatistics: how it works. S. Selvin. Upper Saddle River , NJ: Pearson Education, 2004.

    Clinical research: what it is and how it works. Lori A. Nesbitt. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2004.

    Data analysis and presentation skills: an introduction for the life and medical sciences. Jackie Willis. Chichester, West Sussex, England; Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004.

    Effective writing for health professionals: a practical guide to getting published. Megan-Jane Johnstone. London; NewYork: Routledge, 2004.

    Health sciences literature review made easy: the matrix method. Judith Garrard. Sudbury , Mass.: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2004.

    Textbook of clinical trials. Machin, David [et al.]. Chichester; Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004.

    Network epidemiology : a handbook for survey design. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

    Clinical studies management : a practical guide to success. Simon Cook. Boca Raton: Interpharm/CRC ; Sue Horwood Pub., 2004.

    The Chicago guide to communicating science. Scott L. Montgomery. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

    The craft of research. Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

    The craft of scientific presentations : critical steps to succeed and critical errors to avoid. Michael Alley. New York: Springer, 2003.

    Guide to the successful thesis and dissertation : a handbook for students and f aculty. James E. Mauch, Namgi Park. New York: M. Dekker, 2003.

    How to write & illustrate a scientific paper. Björn Gustavii. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

    Ideas into words : mastering the craft of science writing.

    Elise Hancock. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

    Metaphor and knowledge: the challenges of writing science. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003.

    Scientific authorship : credit and intellectual property in science. Mario Biagioli & Peter Galison, eds. New York, NY: Routledge, 2003.

    Guide to writing empirical papers, theses, and dissertations. G. David Garson. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2002.

    How to survive peer review.

    Elizabeth Wager, Fiona Godlee, Tom Jefferson. London: BMJ Books, 2002.

    Scientific writing : easy when you know how.

    Jennifer Peat. London: BMJ Books, 2002.

    Scientists must write : a guide to better writing for scientists, engineers and students. Robert Barrass. London; New York: Routledge, 2002.

    Clinical research for health professionals: a user-friendly guide. Mitchell Batavia. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001.

    Doing science : design, analysis, and communication of scientific research. Ivan Valiela. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

    Understanding clinical papers. David Bowers, Allan House, David Owens. Chichester ; New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2001.

    Writing, speaking, & communication skills for health professionals. The Health Care Communication Group ; Stephanie Barnard ... [et al.]. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

    The A-Z of medical writing. Tim Albert. London: BMJ Books, 2000.

    Critical appraisal of medical literature. David Marchevsky. New York: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, 2000.

    Essentials of writing biomedical research papers. Mimi Zeiger. New York: McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 2000.

    Ethical issues in biomedical publication. Anne Hudson Jones & Faith McLellan, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

    Purina research handbook for veterinary residents : a guide to successful research. Martha M. Tacker. St. Louis: Ralston Purina, 2000.

    Successful scientific writing : a step-by-step guide for the biological and medical sciences. Janice R. Mathews, John M. Bowen, and Robert W. Matthews. Cambridge, U.K . ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

    Writing and publishing in medicine. 3rd ed. Edward J. Huth. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

DISCLAIMER: The titles listed here do not constitute a complete listing of all resources on this subject and are not a recommendation of these books titles over others.


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