Introduction to Scientific Publishing

Backgrounds, Concepts, Strategies

  • Andreas Öchsner

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Andreas Öchsner
    Pages 1-2
  3. Andreas Öchsner
    Pages 9-21
  4. Andreas Öchsner
    Pages 65-82
  5. Andreas Öchsner
    Pages 83-88
  6. Andreas Öchsner
    Pages 89-91
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 93-96

About this book


This book is a very concise introduction to the basic knowledge of scientific publishing. It  starts with the basics of writing a scientific paper, and recalls the different types of scientific documents. In gives an overview on the major scientific publishing companies and different business models. The book also introduces to abstracting and indexing services and how they can be used for the evaluation of science, scientists, and institutions. Last but not least, this short book faces the problem of plagiarism and publication ethics.


Abstracting and Indexing Services Impact Factor Open Access Plagiarism Publication Ethics SCOPUS and Google Scholar STM Publishers Science Citation Index SCI SCIE Scientific Journals Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge

Authors and affiliations

  • Andreas Öchsner
    • 1
  1. 1., Faculty of BiosciencesUniversity of Technology Malaysia (UTM)SkudaiMalaysia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-38645-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-38646-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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