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Science Writing - Abstracts, Posters, Presentations


Science Writing

Refworks (Alkek Library access)  RefWorks is web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to organize your research, include citations while you write your paper, build a bibliography in a variety of formats, import references from many data sources, create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)

Writing Abstracts and Technical Papers

Abstracts, Summaries, Creative Statements

Citation Generator

The Mayfield Handbook of Scientific and Technical Writing

Writing Effective Abstracts

Writing Research Papers

Writing a Scientific Research Article

APA Style Online

Chicago Manual of Style Online


Guides for Creating Effective Poster Presentations

Elements of a Successful Poster - PowerPoint tutorial

Advice on Designing Scientific PostersI

PowerPoint Tutorial on Designing Scientific Posters

Flickr: The Poster Sessions Pool

Colin Purrington's Suggestions for Designing Conference Posters

Youtube video on how to use PowerPoint to Design an Academic Research Poster

Better Posters (great blog by Dr Zen Faulkes, a biologist at University of Texas-Pan American)

Poster Perfect (article at The Scientist, by Edyta Zielinska)

Poster presentation (Eastern Kentucky University)

Designing Effective Posters (University of Kansas Medical Center)

Poster Session Tips (Pennsylvania State University)

Design of Scientific Posters (Pennsylvania State University)

Creating Effective Poster Presentations (North Carolina State University) blog

Public Speaking

How to Speak in Public So Your Audience Stays Awake

Public Speaking Tips from MIT Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program