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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations :...


Database: Bloomsburg University - Harvey A. Andruss Library
Location: In Reference Collection -- DOES NOT CIRCULATE
Call Number: LB2369 .T8 2013
Number of Items: 1
Status: Checked In
Main author: Turabian, Kate L.
Title: A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
8th edition.
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Description: Book
xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary: Turabian’s set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing.
Notes: "Portions of this book have been adapted from The Craft of Research, 3rd edition, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, ©1995, 2003, 2008 by The University of Chicago; and The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, ©2010 by The University of Chicago"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-433) and index.
Contents: Part I. Research and writing : from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. -- 1. What research is and how researchers think about it -- 2. Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis -- 3. Finding useful sources -- 4. Engaging sources -- 5. Planning your argument -- 6. Planning a first draft -- 7. Drafting your report -- 8. Presenting evidence in tables and figures -- 9. Revising your draft -- 10. Writing your final introduction and conclusion -- 11. Revising sentences -- 12. Learning from your returned paper -- 13. Presenting research in alternative forums -- 14. On the spirit of research -- Part II. Source citation. -- 15. General introduction to citation practices -- 16. Notes-bibliography style: the basic form -- 17. Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources -- 18. Author-date style : the basic form -- 19. Author-date style : citing specific types of sources -- Part III. Style. -- 20. Spelling -- 21. Punctuation -- 22. Names, special terms, and titles of works -- 23. Numbers -- 24. Abbreviations -- 25. Quotations -- 26. Tables and figures -- Appendix: Paper format and submission.
Subject(s): Dissertations, Academic --Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing --Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Other contributors: Booth, Wayne C.
Colomb, Gregory G.
Williams, Joseph M.
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