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

Author: Kate L Turabian; Wayne C Booth; Gregory G Colomb; Joseph M Williams
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th editionView all editions and formats
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This manual has a three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handboeken (vorm)
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Manuales
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate L Turabian; Wayne C Booth; Gregory G Colomb; Joseph M Williams
ISBN: 9780226816371 0226816370 9780226816388 0226816389
OCLC Number: 811239038
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.
Description: xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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 --
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 --
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, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
Local System Bib Number:
425425

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Presents a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. This edition presents a three-part structure that begins with an overview of the  Read more...
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