Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 5

Making Sense: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing / Edition 5

by Margot Northey, Joan McKibbin
     
 

ISBN-10: 019542588X

ISBN-13: 9780195425888

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press


The Making Sense series comprises five concise, readable guides to research and writing for use by students at all levels of undergraduate study. Designed especially for students in the humanities, Making Sense outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to research and write an essay, how to…  See more details below

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The Making Sense series comprises five concise, readable guides to research and writing for use by students at all levels of undergraduate study. Designed especially for students in the humanities, Making Sense outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to research and write an essay, how to write an exam, and how to document sources. This fifth edition of the book has new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism, as well as new and updated examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195425888
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Writing and thinking1
2Writing an essay7
3Writing a book report35
4Writing a lab report40
5Writing a business report48
6Using illustrations60
7Giving an oral presentation65
8Writing examinations72
9Writing a resume and letter of application80
10Writing with style87
11Common errors in grammar and usage102
12Punctuation114
13Documentation129
14Catchlist of misused words and phrases152

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