JISC Collections funded a study to examine the values of libraries to UK academics. The result “UK Scholarly Reading and the Value of Library Resources: Summary Results of the Study Conducted Spring 2011″ has been published. Here is a link to the PDF. From p. 8, “Of the 448 hours per year spent on scholarly […]
David M. Schultz is a Professor of Synoptic Meteorology at the Centre for Atmospheric Science, School of Earth, Atmospheric, and Environmental Sciences, The University of Manchester. Presently, he is Chief Editor for Monthly Weather Review, cofounder and Assistant Editor for the Electronic Journal of Severe Storms Meteorology, Associate Editor for Atmospheric Science Letters, and on the Editorial Board of Geophysica. He has published over 100 articles.
A common flaw with literature "reviews" is that they are laundry lists of references lacking synthesis among the papers. #sciencewritingtip
If you are writing a controversial paper, start with what the audience would agree with. Lead them to the conflicts that you then resolve.