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Cite right : a quick guide to citation styles--MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more

Author: Charles Lipson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2006.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From publisher description: In Cite Right, Lipson explains the main citation styles students and researchers are likely to encounter in their academic work: Chicago; MLA; APA; CSE (biological sciences); AMA (medical sciences); ACS (chemistry, mathematics, and computer science); physics, astrophysics, and astronomy; Bluebook and ALWD (law); and AAA (anthropology and ethnography). His discussions of these styles are  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lipson
ISBN: 9780226484747 0226484742 9780226484754 0226484750
OCLC Number: 62533865
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 197 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: [pt]. 1. Citations : an overview --
1. Why cite? --
2. The basics of citation --
[pt]. 2. Citations in every format : a quick guide --
3. Chicago (or Turabian) citations --
4. MLA citations for the humanities --
5. APA citations for the social sciences, education, engineering, and business --
6. AAA citations for anthropology and ethnography --
7. CSE citations for the biological sciences --
8. AMA citations for the biomedical sciences, medicine, and nursing --
9. ACS citations for chemistry --
10. Physics, astrophysics, and astronomy citations --
11. Mathematics and computer science citations --
12. Bluebook legal citations --
13. ALWD legal citations --
14. FAQs about all reference styles --
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Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Responsibility: Charles Lipson.
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From publisher description: In Cite Right, Lipson explains the main citation styles students and researchers are likely to encounter in their academic work: Chicago; MLA; APA; CSE (biological sciences); AMA (medical sciences); ACS (chemistry, mathematics, and computer science); physics, astrophysics, and astronomy; Bluebook and ALWD (law); and AAA (anthropology and ethnography). His discussions of these styles are presented simply and clearly with examples drawn from a wide range of source types crossing all disciplines, from the arts and humanities to science, law, and medicine. Based on deep experience in the academic trenches, Cite Right is an accessible, one-stop resource, a must-have guide for students and researchers alike who need to prepare citations in any of the major disciplines and professional studies.

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