Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers / Edition 2

Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers / Edition 2

by Laurie Rozakis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071488480

ISBN-13: 9780071488488

Pub. Date: 09/05/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Schaum's is here--to help you write great research papers

The experts at Schaum's are at your service-ready to help you with concise, complete, step-by-step instructions that will make writing research papers a breeze, not a burden. The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research

Overview

Schaum's is here--to help you write great research papers

The experts at Schaum's are at your service-ready to help you with concise, complete, step-by-step instructions that will make writing research papers a breeze, not a burden. The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research papers that will help you succeed academically and in the professional world. You'll quickly learn how to:

  • Select and narrow your topic
  • Evaluate and present evidence persuasively
  • Avoid plagiarism and other novice mistakes
  • Learn from examples, sample papers, and model documentation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071488488
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/05/2007
Series:
Schaum's Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
358,042
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


PART I: GETTING STARTED

Chapter 1: What Is a Research Paper

Chapter 2: How Do I Choose a Subject for My Research Paper

Chapter 3: How Do I Narrow My Subject into a Research Topic (and why)

Chapter 4: How Do I Write a Thesis Statement


PART II: DOING RESEARCH

Chapter 5: How Can I Find the Information I Need

Chapter 6: How Do I Use Online Sources

Chapter 7: How Do I Use Books for My Research Paper

Chapter 8: What Other Sources Can I Use for My Research Paper

Chapter 9: How Do I Track My Research

Chapter 10: How Do I Evaluate Sources

Chapter 11: How Do I Take Notes on My Sources


PART III: DRAFTING

Chapter 12: How Do I Outline--and Why

Chapter 13: What Writing Style Do I Use

Chapter 14: How Do I Use My Source Material

Chapter 15: What is Plagiarism--and How Do I Avoid It

Chapter 16: How Do I Use MLA Internal Documentation

Chapter 17: How Do I Use Footnotes and Endnotes

Chapter 18: How Do I Create a Works Cited Page

Chapter 19: How Do I Present My Research Paper


PART IV: WRITING THE FINAL COPY

Chapter 20: How Do I Revise, Edit, and Proofread

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