These noted books are just an example of what might be found for a given topic. In this case, books about communicating science and vaccines are featured. Take a look at book description and table of contents to help brainstorm. And take note of call numbers. Books with similar subjects are shelved together. Get yourself to the stacks and explore!
Writing Science in Plain English by Anne E. Greene
Publication Date: 2013-05-24
Scientific writing is often dry, wordy, and difficult to understand. But, as Anne E. Greene shows in Writing Science in Plain English,writers from all scientific disciplines can learn to produce clear, concise prose by mastering just a few simple principles.
Communicating Science by Nicholas Russell
Publication Date: 2009-10-15
In recent years governments and scientific establishments have been encouraging the development of professional and popular science communication. This book critically examines the origin of this drive to improve communication, and discusses why simply improving scientists' communication skills and understanding of their audiences may not be enough.
Ethics and Practice in Science Communication by Susanna Priest (Editor); Jean Goodwin (Editor); Michael Dahlstrom (Editor)
Publication Date: 2018-03-07
From climate to vaccination, stem-cell research to evolution, scientific work is often the subject of public controversies in which scientists and science communicators find themselves enmeshed. Especially with such hot-button topics, science communication plays vital roles.
Between Hope and Fear by Michael Kinch
Publication Date: 2018-07-03
If you have a child in school, you may have heard stories of long-dormant diseases suddenly reappearing--cases of measles, mumps, rubella, and whooping cough cropping up everywhere from elementary schools to Ivy League universities because a select group of parents refuse to vaccinate their children.
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