Articles on Writing
Publishing Your Research 101
Episode 1: How to Write a Paper to
Communicate Your Research
Episode 2: Writing Your Cover
Episode 3: Selecting Peers to Suggest as
Whitesides' Essay in
Advanced Materials 2004, 16, 1375-1377.
Science of Scientific Writing Gopen, G.; Swan, J.
American Scientist 1990, Nov. - Dec. Issue.
Write a Research Paper
02/05/11 on WSJ.com: Sunset of the
Listing, Mind-Mapping, and Outlining
Online Technical Writing: Lists
Numbered Lists in HTML
Bulleted Lists in HTML and
Paul Foreman's Mind Map
MindTools on Mind
Maps. Mind-mapping Software:
Color and Graphic Design
HTML Color Codes.
Excel Template for Anderson-Darling Normality Test:
Tutorial on Linear
Regression in Excel.
MS Office on Choosing the
best trendline for your data
Citation of References and Access to Primary
Literature & Databases
Bibliography, Examples in 2010 & 2011:
JOC (Type 1),
CRT (Type 2), and
AEHE (Type 3).
Bibliography, Examples in 2009:
American Chemical Society: ACS Publications Home Page
Chemical Abstract Service's SciFinder.
Why Scifinder went online: Academic
Publisher Steps Up Efforts to Stop Piracy of Its Online Products,
CHE June 26, 2011.
Spectral Database for Organic Compounds SDBS.
Protein Data Base PDB
Molecular Networks' THERESA.
Articles on Ethics, Responsible Authorship and Peer
Homepage of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics
Eighteen rules for writing a code of professional ethics,
Michael Davis, Sci Eng Ethics 2007, 13, 171-989.
American Scientist: Making Ethical
Guidelines Matter, Michael L. Zigmond, Amer. Sci. 2011, 99, 296-299.
The Journal of Organic Chemistry:
The American Chemical Society:
to Publication of Chemical Research
U.S. Dept. of Commerce: NOAA scientific
Peer Review Debate (2006)
Columbia University, Responsible Conduct of Research:
Authorship and Peer Review
Plagiarism in the Digital Age
Ethics of Peer
Review: A Guide for Manuscript Reviewers
Office of Research Integrity.
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,
Letter by an advocate for Dr. Scott Brodie
regarding ORI's case against Dr. Brodie.
The Lab: Avoiding Research Misconduct
Finding Your Peers
(A) Disciplinary Research Journals:
RSC Journals (UK), and
Many more journals are published by other national chemistry associations.
In addition, still more journals from commerical publishers (i.e., Elsevier).
(B) Supra-disciplinary Science Research Publications:
Proceeding of the National Academy of Science
Science from AAAS, and
Do not confuse Nature itself
with the many discipline-specific
Journal Quality Measures
Rankings and Impact Factors at MU.
has an interesting Journal Analyzer feature. Click on the Analytics tab at the top
of the page and type in the names of journals of interest. A chart will be created
illustrating by year the total number of citations, the total number of articles,
the average number of citations per article and the percent of articles not
Science Watch published a special report on high-impact chemists: TOP 100