25 March 2009

Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

This dictionary is for scientists working in an academic setting and people writing or editing scientific papers - say in book publishing or the mass print media. It gives exact details of how scientific matter is presented in written form - both in terms of the correct spelling for scientific terms and the manner in which scientific data such as equations are rendered on the page. It's part of a set of specialist dictionaries produced by Oxford University Press. The OUP is the number one source for reference books of this kind, and the series manages to compress huge, unwieldy databases of information into a handy, usable format. This single volume includes over 9,700 entries which reflect accepted usage, and it follows the recommendations of international scientific bodies such as the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics... Read more >>


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