Rules of Thumb, 2003 MLA Update Version and Electronic Tutor CD-ROM / Edition 5

Rules of Thumb, 2003 MLA Update Version and Electronic Tutor CD-ROM / Edition 5

by Jay Silverman, Elaine Hughes, Diana Roberts Wienbroer, Elaine Hughes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072950668

ISBN-13: 9780072950663

Pub. Date: 07/29/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Rule of thumb: A method or procedure derived entirely from practice or experience [ . . . ] a roughly practical method.- Oxford English Dictionary

Brevity and practicality are the hallmarks of Rules of Thumb. The 2003 MLA Update Version reflects the most current APA and MLA documentation styles and remains the ideal handbook to

Overview

Rule of thumb: A method or procedure derived entirely from practice or experience [ . . . ] a roughly practical method.- Oxford English Dictionary

Brevity and practicality are the hallmarks of Rules of Thumb. The 2003 MLA Update Version reflects the most current APA and MLA documentation styles and remains the ideal handbook to improve grammar without overwhelming student writers with specialized terminology, or � at under $20 in most bookstores � with expense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072950663
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/29/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: CorrectnessA Word about Correctness Confusing Words One Word or Two? Spelling Capitalization Abbreviations and Numbers Apostrophes Consistent Pronouns Correct Pronouns Vague Pronouns Recognizing Complete Sentences Run-On Sentences and Sentence Fragments Commas Semicolons Colons Dashes and Parentheses Quotation Marks Underlines Shifting Verb Tenses Verb Agreement Word Endings: s and ed Tangled Sentences Part Two: Putting a Paper Together What to do When You're Stuck Addressing Your Audience Writing in Class Finding an Organzation for Your Essay Introductions Paragraphs-Long and Short Transitions Conclusions How to Make a Paper Longer(and When to Make it Shorter) How to Work on a Second Draft Proofreading Tips Format of College Papers Part Three: The Research Paper How to Start a Research Project Three Essential Research Skills Feature: When You Find Too Many or Too Few Sources Getting Information at the Library Getting Information Online (and more...)

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