By: M. D. Hylland, W. R. Lund, and R. Ressetar
Reports prepared for publication by the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) are expected to be of the highest technical and editorial quality. This guide establishes policies governing the publication of UGS reports and provides editorial standards necessary for preparing publications of the desired quality.
Information in this guide includes (1) a description of the UGS publication series, including unpublished documents and UGS Web-site material, (2) a description of the UGS publication process and the responsibilities of the individuals involved in the review of manuscripts (author, peer reviewers, program manager, technical reviewer, deputy director, director, and publications manager), (3) a discussion of ethical considerations associated with the publication process, (4) a general description of the parts of a UGS report, (5) rules for preparing manuscripts, (6) style requirements for UGS reports, (7) writing tips, (8) a selected bibliÂography that includes writing resources as well as geologic references cited in the text, and (9) appendices that present resources and information useful in the report preparation process.
Published: 2008 (Revised 2012)
Pages: 95 p.
Media Type: Paper Publication