What does co first author mean?

What does co first author mean?

Shared co-first authorship is defined as two or more authors who have worked together on a publication and contributed equally [8]. Some journals publish articles in which shared coauthorship is described, making it easy to determine author contribution.

How do you Harvard reference a chapter in a book with different authors?

Chapter in a book (print)

  1. Author of the chapter/section.
  2. Year of publication (in round brackets).
  3. Title of chapter/section (in single quotation marks) ‘in’ plus author/editor of book.
  4. Title of book (in italics).
  5. Place of publication: publisher.
  6. Page reference.

How do you reference a contributor to a book?

References in the text are made by giving the author’s last name and the date of publication, separated by a comma (for example: Smith, 1990). In the text, works with two authors are cited by both authors’ last names separated by an ampersand, followed by date of publication (for example: Smith & Jones, 1990).

How do you cite a book with multiple authors in APA 6th edition?

Multiple Authors

  1. 2 Authors: Always cite both authors’ names in-text everytime you reference them. Example: Johnson and Smith (2009) found…
  2. 6 or More Authors: If a document has six or more authors, simply provide the last name of the first author with “et al.” from the first citation to the last. Example: Thomas et al.

Who is the last author on a scientific paper?

The last author is usually the group leader or PI who may have given significant intellectual inputs and supervised the work, but might not have actively conducted the experiments or written the manuscript. The last author is also often the corresponding author.

How do you cite a book that has different authors for each chapter?

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher. On the other hand, if the chapter comes from a book where each chapter is written by different authors (and the whole thing is put together by an editor), then provide a separate reference for each chapter that you used.

What is first author second author in scientific paper?

1st Author: Person who did most of the work, like write the manuscript, and do most if not all of the experiment. 2nd Author: Person who helped out the most, and/or person who mentored the 1st author (e.g.: if 1st author was grad student) the most.