ABoUt tHIs gUIde Written by an academic author, editor and proofreader, this Guide to Academic and Scientific Publication provides practical advice on planning, preparing and submitting articles for publication in scholarly journals. Whether you’re looking for information on designing an academic or scientific article, constructing a scholarly argument, targeting the right journal, following journal guidelines with precision, providing accurate and complete references, writing elegant scholarly English, communicating with journal editors or revising your paper in light of that communication, you’ll find guidance, tips and examples in this manual. Focussing on sound scholarly practices as well as the expectations and requirements of academic and scientific journals, this Guide is suitable for use in a wide variety of disciplines, including the Social, Physical and Biological Sciences, the Humanities, Medicine, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Law and Management. • 2014 ©