|OceanTeacher Academy Course MIM: writing for professional publications, 29 November- 3 December 2010 [DvD]|
IOC/IODE (2010). OceanTeacher Academy Course MIM: writing for professional publications, 29 November- 3 December 2010 [DvD]. IOC Project Office Training Courses CD-ROM series. [S.n.]: Oostende. DvD pp.
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Brief Course Description:Presentation and discussions of various types of documents librarians are expected to write and use in the course of their professional careers, including job descriptions, memoranda, letters, reports, proposals, popular and scholarly papers. Identifies the elements of professional and scholarly writing, scholarly communication and provides practice in writing selected documents, with editorial feedback. In-class writing practice and critique, and individual class projectsBrief Outline -Science as a communication tool, publishing fundamentals, elements of a scientific publication, publication policies and practices, copyright law, style conventions common to scientific publications, prose style and word choice, technical elements of a publication, journal style and format, references, manuscript preparation, proofs, the online publication process, print and online publishing, costs and models for publishing, the peer review process.