Introduction to Scientific Publishing [electronic resource] : Backgrounds, Concepts, Strategies / by Andreas Öchsner.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology: Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2013Description: XVII, 96 p. 26 illus., 13 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642386466Subject(s): Engineering | Science -- Study and teaching | Library science | Engineering | Job Careers in Science and Engineering | Science Education | Library ScienceAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 502.3 LOC classification: TA157-158.3Online resources: Click here to access online
Introduction -- Technical and Cognitive Skills in the Context of Scientific Writing -- Types of Scientific Publications -- Publishing Companies, Publishing Fees, and Open Access Journals -- Abstract and Index Databases (Web of Knowledge, Scopus, Google Scholar) -- Statistical Evaluation of Bibliographical Data - Evaluation of Journals, Scientists, and Institutions -- Publishing in Scientific Journals -- Ethical Guidelines for Publishing -- Strategies to Publish.
This book is a very concise introduction to the basic knowledge of scientific publishing. It starts with the basics of writing a scientific paper, and recalls the different types of scientific documents. In gives an overview on the major scientific publishing companies and different business models. The book also introduces to abstracting and indexing services and how they can be used for the evaluation of science, scientists, and institutions. Last but not least, this short book faces the problem of plagiarism and publication ethics.