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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Ruszkiewicz; Janice R Walker; Michael A Pemberton
ISBN: 0321271343 9780321271341
OCLC Number: 70884898
Description: xix, 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Beginning research --
1. Starting your research project --
a. Think of yourself as a researcher and writer --
b. Size up your assignment carefully --
Focus on ... collaboration --
c. Establish the hard points of your project --
d. Define the stages of your project --
e. Assess your strengths and weaknesses --
f. Create a schedule for your project --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
2. Finding a topic --
a. Find a topic in your world --
b. Connect your topic to a wider community --
c. Browse the library in your topic area --
Focus on ... finding a topic --
d. Browse the Internet --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
3. Establishing a purpose --
Focus on ... audience --
a. Consider the topic as a question of fact --
b. Consider the topic as a question of definition --
c. Consider the topic as a question of value --
d. Consider the topic as a question of cause and effect --
e. Consider the topic as a question of consequence --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
4. Planning your research strategy --
a. Pose questions --
b. Focus your topic choice carefully --
c. Identify the information your project requires --
Focus on ... ethics --
d. Determine where to locate the information your project requires --
e. Review library catalogs, databases, and Web directories --
f. Talk to other people --
g. Prepare a research proposal or prospectus --
Sample research proposal --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project. pt. II. Gathering ideas and information --
5. Using library resources --
a. Learn about our library --
b. Use library catalogs efficiently --
c. Locate the reference room --
d. Locate suitable bibliographies --
e. Locate suitable periodical databases or indexes --
Focus on ... electronic databases --
f. Consult biographical resources --
g. Consult guides to reference works --
h. Locate statistics --
i. Check news sources --
j. Check special collections --
k. Consult government documents --
l. Check book and film reviews --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
6. Locating online resources --
a. Find the most useful search engines --
b. Understand how a simple keyword search works --
c. Refine your search with Boolean operators --
d. Truncate terms to extend your search --
e. Refine your search with exact phrases --
f. Use more than one search engine or database --
g. Evaluate our electronic search --
h. Keep a record of your search --
i. Join in electronic conversations --
Focus on ... listserv etiquette --
j. Write or email professional organizations --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
7. Conducting field research --
a. conduct interviews --
Focus on ... ethics in field research --
b. Conduct surveys --
c. Make systematic observations --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
8. Keeping track of information --
a. Organize and safeguard your materials --
b. Prepare a working bibliography --
Focus on ... citing databases correctly --
c. Prepare an annotated bibliography --
Sample annotated bibliography --
d. Make copies of important sources --
e. Back up your work frequently --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project. pt. III. Working with sources --
9. Understanding academic responsibility and avoiding plagiarism --
a. Understand the ethics of research --
b. Avoid intentional and unintentional plagiarism --
Focus on ... avoiding plagiarism --
c. Understand the special nature of collaborative projects --
d. Understand intellectual property rights --
e. Understand the special nature of online resources --
f. Using graphics or audio or video files --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
10. Evaluating sources --
a. Consider the relevance of your sources --
b. Consider the purpose and bias of a source --
c. Consider the authority and reputation of a source --
Focus on ... evaluating Web sites --
d. Consider the credentials of experts, authors, and sponsoring agencies --
e. Consider the timeliness and stability of a source --
f. Consider how well a source presents key information --
g. Consider commercial intrusions into a source --
h. Consult librarians and instructors --
i. Conduct interviews --
j. Consult listservs and Usenet groups --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
11. Reading and annotating sources --
a. HIghlight key information --
b. Use marginal comments to start a dialogue with your sources --
Sample annotated article --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
12. Reviewing and positioning sources --
a. Review data and resources critically --
b. Position your research materials --
Focus on ... balanced arguments --
Sample article with positioning information and sample quotations --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
13. Summarizing and paraphrasing sources --
a. Choose whether to summarize or paraphrase a source --
Focus on ... summaries and paraphrases --
b. Summarize sources effectively --
c. Paraphrase sources effectively --
d. Acknowledge all borrowings --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
14. Quoting sources --
a. Select direct quotations strategically --
b. Introduce all direct and indirect borrowings --
Focus on ... quoting from interviews --
c. Integrate graphical elements correctly --
d. Handle quotation marks correctly --
e. Tailor your quotations to fit your sentences --
f. Use ellipses to indicate omissions --
g. Use square brackets to add necessary information to a quotation --
h. Use [sic] to acknowledge errors in sources --
i. Present quotations correctly--
j. Document the source of all quotations --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project. pt. IV. Developing the project --
15. Reflecting on what you have --
a. Consider whether you need to do more research --
Focus on ... logic --
b. Consider whether you have a fair balance of sources and opinions --
c. Consider whether you need to revise your purpose --
d. Consider whether you need to narrow your focus --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
16. Refining your claim --
a. Be sure you have a point to make --
b. Grab your reader's attention --
c. Limit your claim --
Focus on ... refining your topic using indexes and tables of contents --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
17. Organizing and outlining --
a. Create a blueprint for your project --
b. Consider general patterns of organization --
Focus on ... low-tech cutting and pasting --
c. Accommodate dissenting voices --
d. Follow professional templates --
e. Create a formal outline --
Sample formal outline --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
18. Drafting your project --
a. Prepare a version of your project early --
b. Draft your project for an audience --
c. Present your material thoroughly --
d. Write a strong introduction and conclusion --
Sample introduction and conclusion for a research project --
3. Make connections and use transitions --
f. Write stylishly --
Focus on ... writing centers --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
19. Revising your project and reviewing documentation --
a. Review your project's content and focus --
b. Evaluate the organization of your project --
c. Provide a source for every direct quotation --
d. Provide a source for all paraphrased material --
Focus on ... citing sources responsibly --
e. Document all ideas not from common knowledge --
f. Document information from field research --
g. Document all material that might be questioned --
h. Furnish source information for all graphics, audio files, and other borrowings --
i. Furnish dates and other useful information --
j. Use links to document electronic sources --
k. Include all the parts your project requires --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project. pt. V. Presenting your research --
20. Designing documents --
a. Consider the formats your project might take --
b. Understand the principles of document design --
c. Apply design principles --
Focus on ... creating graphics and visuals --
d. Organize Web projects logically --
e. Submit your project professionally --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
21. Preparing oral and visual presentations --
a. Designing oral and visual presentations --
b. Drafting oral and visual presentations --
c. Delivering oral and visual presentations --
Focus on ... mastering oral communication --
d. Considering special situations --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project --
22. Presenting research in many genres --
a. Presenting your research in different genres --
b. Reports --
Sample technical report --
c. Newsletters and brochures --
Sample newsletter --
Sample brochure --
d. Web sites --
Sample Web site --
Web sites worth knowing --
Managing your project. pt. VI. Documentation --
23. COS documentation --
a. How do you use COS documentation? --
b. COS form directory, humanities (MLA) --
c. Sample COS pages, humanities (MLA) --
d. COS form directory, sciences (APA) --
e. Sample COS pages, sciences (APA) --
24. MLA documentation --
a. How do you use MLA documentation? --
b. MLA form directory --
c. Sample MLA paper --
25. APA documentation --
a. How do you use APA documentation? --
b. APA form directory --
c. Sample APA paper --
26. CMS documentation --
a. CMS notes --
b. CMS bibliographies --
c. CMS form directory --
d. Sample CMS paper --
27. CSE documentation --
a. Provide in-text citations --
b. List sources used.
Responsibility: John Ruszkiewicz, Janice R. Walker, Michael A. Pemberton.

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