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Hazen, Beth .
Scientific Writing and Editing.
• Correct common problems with grammar, punctuation, style, word usage, tables and figures
• Use commas correctly
• Recognize indicators that signal problems
• Write more concisely, eliminate unnecessary words
• Write complete, succinct captions for tables and figures
Workshop presented by Beth Hazen, manuscript editor for 10+ years, specializes in editing for non-native English writers. Pertinent areas of grammar, punctuation, terminology and word usage, and style will be discussed, with an emphasis on examples from manuscripts submitted for publication. Participants will receive a reference handbook, writing and editing for plant scientists, written by Beth, which expands on workshop topics. Questions for coverage in the workshop may be e-mailed to Beth (see link above) until five days before the meetings start. Sample paragraphs for onsite editing may be sent until 2 weeks before the meeting.
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1 - Botanical Society of America, America Journal of Botany, PO Box 299, St. Louis, MO, 63166-0299, USA
Presentation Type: Workshop
Location: Lake Ontario/Hilton
Date: Sunday, July 8th, 2007
Time: 1:00 PM