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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers

Author: Wayne C Booth; Kate L Turabian; University of Chicago. Press; et al
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 8. ed
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This handbook is a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne C Booth; Kate L Turabian; University of Chicago. Press; et al
ISBN: 9780226816371 0226816370 0226816389 9780226816388
OCLC Number: 900241639
Notes: Kate L. Turabian died in 1987 after the publication of the fifth edition, which was revised by members of the Press editorial staff; they also revised the sixth and seventh editions. For the seventh edition, Booth, Colomb and Williams expanded the focus of the book by adding extensive new material adapted from their book The craft of research
Original edition published as: A manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations / Kate L. Turabian. 1955
Description: xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Research and writing: from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams (What research is and how researchers think about it ; Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis ; Finding useful sources ; Engaging sources ; Planning your argument ; Planning a first draft ; Drafting your report ; Presenting evidence in tables and figures ; Revising your draft ; Writing your final introduction and conclusion ; Revising sentences ; Learning from your returned paper ; Presenting research in alternative forums ; On the spirit of research). --
Part II. Source citation (General introduction to citation practices ; Notes-bibliography style: the basic form ; Notes-bibliography style: citing specific types of sources ; Author-date style: the basic form ; Author-date style: citing specific types of sources ). --
Part III. Style (Spelling ; Punctuation ; Names, special terms, and titles of works ; Numbers ; Abbreviations ; Quotations ; Tables and figures). --
Appendix: Paper format and submission
Series Title: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Responsibility: Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth ... [et al.]

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This handbook is a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing

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