Video: How much data from tables should be presented in text?

How much data from tables should be presented in text?

In this 2-minute video, Bruce Dancik explains how much of the data included in tables and figures should be presented in the form of text, and how much should be left for the reader to extrapolate. He also emphasizes on the inclusion of data in the form of supplementary information to be submitted along with the manuscript as part of the submission package.

This video is a part of an interview series in which Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, speaks to Bruce P. Dancik, Editor-in-Chief, NRC Research Press/Canadian Science Publishing, and Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, at the 54th Annual Meet of the Council of Science Editors, held in Maryland, Baltimore, from April 29 through May 3, 2011. 

Also read this post on how to use figures and tables effectively to present your research findings.

Watch the other videos in the series.

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