TIP-TOPics Guide to Publishing
and Scholarly Writing
As noted in TIP-TOPics Vol. 36/No. 1, this guide provides some useful reference
materials for students who want to publish their research in scientific journals. The
references below are categorized as either "publishing" or "writing"
guides, although some of these materials may realistically fall into both categories.
Allison, A., & Frongia, T. (Eds.). (1992). The graduate students guide to
getting published. New York: Prentice Hall.
Benjaminson, P. Publish without perishing: A practical handbook for academic
authors. Washington, DC: NEA Professional Library.
Campion, M. A. (1993). Article review checklist: A criterion checklist for reviewing
research articles in applied psychology. Personnel Psychology, 46, 705-706. http://www.wcnet.org/~ppsych/ted77.htm.
Daft, R. (1985). Why I recommended that your manuscript be rejected and what you can do
about it. In L. Cummings & P. Frost (Eds.), Publishing in the organizational
sciences (pp. 193-210). Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
Girden, E. R. (1996). Evaluating research articles from start to finish.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Matkin, R. E., & Riggar, T. F. (1991). Persist and publish: Helpful hints for
academic writing and publishing. Niwot: University Press of Colorado.
Meriwether, N. W. 12 easy steps to successful research papers. Lincolnwood, IL:
NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group.
Morton, H. C. (Ed.). (1988). Writings on scholarly communication: An annotated
bibliography of books and articles on publishing, libraries, scholarly research, and
related issues. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.
Moxley, J. M. (1992). Publish, don't perish: The scholar's guide to academic writing
and publishing. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Peek, R. P., & Newby, G. B. (Eds.). (1996). Scholarly publishing: The electronic
frontier. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Powell, W. W. (1985). Getting into print: The decision-making process in scholarly
publishing. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Boice, R. (1990). Professors as writers. Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
Cook, C. K. (1994). Line by line: How to improve your own writing (3rd
ed.). Houghton Mifflin.
MacDonald, S. (1994). Professional academic writing in the humanities and social
sciences. Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press.
Pyrczak, F. (1997). Writing empirical research reports: A basic guide for students
of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Pyrczak Publishing.
Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The elements of style (3rd
ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
Woodward, J. A. (1997). Writing research papers: Investigating resources in
cyberspace. Lincolnwood, FL: NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group.
Zinsser, W. (1990). On writing well (4th ed.). New York: Harper &