The Research Paper and the World Wide Web / Edition 2

The Research Paper and the World Wide Web / Edition 2

by Dawn Rodrigues, Raymond J. Rodrigues
     
 

Helping today's writers tap into technology, this systematic, non-technical, state-of-the-art guide to writing research papers using the Web demonstrates how to use Web tools to search the Web and libraries on the Internet; provides starting points for finding local and world-wide resources on the Internet; and suggests ways to organize all the information once… See more details below

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Helping today's writers tap into technology, this systematic, non-technical, state-of-the-art guide to writing research papers using the Web demonstrates how to use Web tools to search the Web and libraries on the Internet; provides starting points for finding local and world-wide resources on the Internet; and suggests ways to organize all the information once gathered. Begins with a thorough review of the research process. Provides a strong link between library and Web research and helps readers map out effective searching strategies. Includes current documentation citation styles for all standard sources—print as well as Web—and contains new sections on summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting sources. Dedicates entire chapters to evaluating sources; using mail, newsgroups, forums, and listservs as research tools; taking notes and organizing information. Presents "A Beginner's Guide to the Internet", and offers an online companion website that complements both chapter content and end-of-chapter exercises. For anyone writing research papers who wants to get the most out of available print and online resources.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130210203
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/27/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Research Process in the Information Age.
2. Researching Library and Web.
3. Library Resources on the Web.
4. Finding Resources in the Disciplines.
5. Evaluating Sources.
6. E-Mail, Newsgroups, Forums, and Listservs as Research Tools.
7. Taking Notes and Organizing Information.
8. Documenting Sources.
Appendix: Internet Basics
Glossary.
Works Cited.
Index.

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