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Writing concise and well structured papers are essential to scientific communication. Here are some resources that provide useful advice for writing articles or reviews:


Kaj Sand-Jensen, Oikos 2007:

How to write consistently boring scientific litterature


George D. Gopen & Judith A. Swan, American Scientist 78, 1990:

The science of scientific writing


Michael L. Rosenzweig, Jerrold I. Davis & James H. Brown, Bull. of Ecol. Soc. America 69, 1988:

How to write an influential review


Anonymous, 2007:

How to handle and digest scientific literature


Science magazine has a number of interesting articles on getting published:

Science career development