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Publisher’s Catalogues Home Page: http://www.lights.com/publisher/index.html

Publisher’s Catalogues Home Page: http://www.lights.com/publisher/index.html Johnson, Suzanne Hall Publisher’s Catalogues Home Page: http://www. lights. com/ publisher/index.html If you are looking for the address, home page, publications, or other information regarding publishers, this web site will help you. The “Publisher’s Catalogues Home Page” lists over 6,000 publishers, which you can browse by: City, State, Country, Alphabetic […]

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A successful technique for organizing a literature review

Mind-mapping: A successful technique for organizing a literature review Heinrich, Kathleen T Manuscript Development Literature reviews are more than a summary of the literature. They synthesize the key studies and concepts in a particular area, show relationships between studies, and suggest patterns in the body of literature. Good literature reviews require thoughtful organization of the […]

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Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation

Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation Robinson, Ruthie The Purdue University Online Writing Lab offers information valuable to authors, editors, and reviewers with questions related to grammar, spelling, or punctuation. I was able to find several items I was searching for in each of the main sections, including: Punctuation: The period and comma always go inside quotations. […]

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Writing the summary or conclusion

A memorable ending: Writing the summary or conclusion Johnson, Suzanne Hall The ending to a manuscript is as important, if not more important, than the beginning. Because the ending is the last section that the reader completes, it influences the reader’s final impression and it is this last thought the reader is most likely to […]

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Current topics

Current topics Dragon Naturally Speaking(TM) Deluxe. Dragon Systems, Inc. 320 Nevada St, Newton, MA 02160. Phone: 617-965-5200; e-mail: info@dragonsys.com; web: www.naturalspeech.com. Dragon NaturallySpeaking(TM), is a continuous speech recognition software program. It was the world’s first large vocabulary (230,000 word total vocabulary and 30,000 active vocabulary) continuous speech recognition product for general purpose use. The user […]

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Not all articles are alike

Writing a feature article: Not all articles are alike Pelletier, Luc R Although the novice author’s primary goal is to write a manuscript that is accepted, the experienced author may have a different goal–to write a feature article. Not all articles are the same. Editors and reviewers see many “acceptable” articles, but few outstanding, feature […]

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Tips for manuscript reviewers

Tips for manuscript reviewers Davidhizar, Ruth This article provides recommendations for new and experienced reviewers based on the authors’ experiences as editors, authors, and peer reviewers. By adherence to the techniques below, reviewers can make positive contributions to the professional community in addition to improving their personal publication, reviewing, and writing skills. Peer review ensures […]

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How long should the literature search be?

How long should the literature search be? Heinrich, Kathleen T One size does not fit all for literature reviews within nursing publications. The lengths of literature reviews in articles differ greatly between different types of nursing journals. This experienced author and journal reviewer describes three factors that authors and editorial board members can rise to […]