Video: The essentials of a good manuscript

The essentials of a good manuscript

In this video interview, Dr. Bruce P. Dancik— Editor-in-Chief of NRC Research Press/Canadian Science Publishing, and Professor Emeritus of the Dept. of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta—explains which parts of the manuscript the author should pay special attention to when aiming to get published in an international English-language journal. He provides useful tips on writing an effective research paper title, explains how to write a research paper abstract, and provides some insights on manuscript organization and structure.

This video is part of an interview series in which Dr. Bruce P. Dancik speaks to Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, at the 54th Annual Meet of the Council of Science Editors, held in Maryland, Baltimore, from April 29 through May 3, 2011. 

To learn more about how to frame your manuscript title and abstract, read the following articles:

1. 3 basic tips on writing a good research paper title

2. How can I make my abstract more effective?

3. How to write an effective title and abstract and choose appropriate keywords

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