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The essential guide : research writing across the disciplines

Author: James D Lester, Sr.
Publisher: New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Low cost, small trim size, and concise coverage make this research guide a valuable but non-intrusive supplement to a core text or anthology in any college course that requires a research paper. Coverage of Internet sources includes attention to critical evaluation of these sources and tips for using discipline-specialized search engines. Chapter on preparing electronic projects explains methods for incorporating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James D Lester, Sr.
ISBN: 9780205576456 0205576451
OCLC Number: 154806800
Description: xviii, 222 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Writing from Research ---
Chapter 2. Library Research ---
Chapter 3. Finding and Filtering Electronic Sources ---
Chapter 4. Field Research: Collecting Data Outside the Library ---
Chapter 5. Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism ---
Chapter 6. Finding and Evaluating Sources ---
Chapter 7. Organizing Ideas and Setting Goals ---
Chapter 8. Writing Effective Notes ---
Chapter 9. Drafting the Paper in an Academic Style ---
Chapter 10. Using MLA Style ---
Chapter 11. Writing in APA Style ---
Chapter 12. The Footnote System: CMS Style ---
Chapter 13. CSE Style for the Natural and Applied Sciences ---
Chapter 14. Creating Electronic Research Projects.
Other Titles: Research writing across the disciplines
Responsibility: James D. Lester, Sr., James D. Lester, Jr.
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The Essential Guide: Writing Research Papers Across the Disciplines, based on Lester's best-selling Writing Research Papers, is the ultimate brief research reference. Pocket-sized and inexpensive,  Read more...

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