12 Easy Steps to Successful Research Papers / Edition 2

12 Easy Steps to Successful Research Papers / Edition 2

by McGraw-Hill Education
     
 

ISBN-10: 0658001175

ISBN-13: 9780658001178

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

12 Easy Steps to Successful Research Papers is an essential tool for students. This edition reflects the way research is done today by incorporating both traditional and online methods of research. Whether a student has just begun writing research papers or needs to brush up on his research skills, this easy to follow text will guide him through the process.

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Overview

12 Easy Steps to Successful Research Papers is an essential tool for students. This edition reflects the way research is done today by incorporating both traditional and online methods of research. Whether a student has just begun writing research papers or needs to brush up on his research skills, this easy to follow text will guide him through the process. Features include three sample research papers along with several examples throughout the text that are developed in a step-by-step approach; easy-to-follow directions along with specific examples from the latest MLA documentation; and information on computer research as well as other online sources and traditional methods to compose research projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780658001178
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Series:
NTC: Language Arts Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Step 1Choosing a Subject3
Step 2Narrowing the Subject into a Manageable Topic9
Step 3Researching Your Material17
Step 4Preparing Bibliography or Source Cards35
Step 5Taking Notes and Recording Them on Note Cards39
Step 6Forming a Thesis49
Step 7Making An Outline55
Step 8Writing the First Draft63
Step 9Adding the References to Your Paper87
Step 10Compiling the "Works Cited" Page95
Step 11Revising Your Paper103
Step 12Preparing the Final Copy115
Appendix AResearch Paper Using Cause and Effect Order121
Appendix BResearch Paper Using Comparison/Contrast Order137
Appendix CResearch Paper Using Particular to General Order and Endnotes151
Index169

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