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Better Talks, Posters, and Graphics

Advice on Effective Communication for Scientists

updated February 18, 2016

The Craft of Scientific Presentations: Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid.
Michael Alley.  New York: Springer, c2003.  Main Library [T 10.5 .A38 2003]

Creating Effective Poster Presentations. George Hess, Kathryn Tosney, and Leon Liegel.  2013. Website.

Dazzle 'em with Style: the Art of Oral Scientific Presentation. Robert R.H. Anholt. New York: W.H. Freeman and Co., c1994.  Main Library [T 10.5 .A63 1994]

Envisioning Information, 2nd revised printing.  Edward R. Tufte. Cheshire, Connecticut: Graphics Press, 1991, c1990. Main Library [P 93.5 .T84 1991]

Information Graphics: a Comprehensive Illustrated Reference. Robert L. Harris.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Main Library [P 93.5 H29 1999]

Preparing Scientific Illustrations: a Guide to Better Posters, Presentations, and Publications, 2nd edition.  Mary Helen Briscoe.  New York: Springer, c1996.  Main Library [T 11.8 .B75 1996]

Scientific Papers and Presentations, revised edition.  Martha Davis. Burlington, Mass.: Academic Press, c2005.  Main Library [T 11 .D32 2005]

Ten Tips on How to Make Slides That Communicate Your Idea.  2014.  TEDBlog.

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.  Edward R. Tufte. Cheshire, Connecticut: Graphics Press, c1983. Main Library [QA 276.3 .T83]

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
.  Edward R. Tufte.  Cheshire, Connecticut: Graphics Press, c1997.  Main Library [P 93.5 .T85 1997]

Visual Strategies: a Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists & Engineers. Felice C. Frankel & Angela H. DePace.  New Haven: Yale University Press, c2012. Main Library [P 93.5 .F73 2012]





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