Collins Memorial Library

Writing Like a Scientist

triangular tree square graphic It can be hard for students to realize that writing like a scientist means both writing in a very different style than they may have learned to use in the past and writing well. If that's the case, this guide to writing like a scientist will help. Developed especially for Puget Sound students, it highlights material easily available here at the Collins Library or online and reminds students of the rationale behind the forms and conventions used to present scientific information. Listed sources cover nearly every conceivable type of science writing, from proposals to poster sessions to articles and lab reports.