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OceanTeacher Academy Course MIM : Writing for Professional Publications

Event Type Training Course
Date(s)(yyyy-mm-dd) Start: 2010-11-29 - End: 2010-12-03
Location UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE Wandelaarkaai 7 - Pakhuis 61, Oostende, Belgium
Summary 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 projects Brief 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.
Keywords JCOMM DMPA IODE OceanTeacher

Event Entered By Peter PISSIERSSENS
Organisers Linda PIKULA

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Group(s): IOC , GOOS , IODE , Capacity Development , JCOMM , OOS , HAB , Tsunami , ITIC , Integrated Coastal Research
Created: 2009-12-21 12:16:26
Last Updated: 2013-02-15 13:47:06