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AuthorLester, James D.
TitleWriting research papers:a complete guide
Type of publicationBooks
Physical description 398 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Publisher 13th ed., Longman, ©2010
Сall numberLB2369 .L4 2010
Location3rd floor
BibliographyIncludes index
Subjectreport writing
GenreTextbooks/Оқулықтар/Учебная литература
SummaryThe definitive research paper guide,Writing Research Papers combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on electronic research and presentation. This market-leading text provides students with step-by-step guidance through the research writing process, from selecting and narrowing a topic to formatting the finished document.Writing Research Papers backs up its instruction with the most complete array of samples of any writing guide of this nature. The text continues its extremely thorough and accurate coverage of citation styles for a wide variety of disciplines. The thirteenth edition maintains Lester's successful approach while bringing new writing and documentation updates to assist the student researcher in keeping pace with electronic sources
ContentsWriting from research --
Finding a topic --
Organizing ideas and setting goals --
Gathering sources online --
Gathering sources in the library --
Conducting field research --
Understanding and avoiding plagiarism --
Reading and evaluating sources --
Notetaking and outlining --
Drafting the paper in an academic style --
Blending reference material into your writing by using MLA style --
Writing the introduction, body, and conclusion --
Revising, proofreading, and formatting the rough draft --
Works cited: MLA style --
Writing in APA style --
The footnote system: CMS style --
CSE style for the natural and applied sciences --
Creating electronic research projects --
Appendix A. Rules and techniques for preparing the manuscript in MLA style --
Appendix B. Finding reference works for your general topic
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