The Little, Brown Guide to Research and Documentation / Edition 1

The Little, Brown Guide to Research and Documentation / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0321198239
ISBN-13:
9780321198235
Pub. Date:
12/28/2003
Publisher:
Pearson

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ISBN-13: 9780321198235
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

I. PLANNING AND CONDUCTING RESEARCH.

1. Research Strategy.

Researchable Subject and Question.

Goals for Sources.

Working Bibilography.

2. Finding Sources.

Electronic Searches.

Reference Works.

Books.

Periodicals.

The Web.

Other Online Sources.

Pamphlets and Government Documents.

Your Own Sources.

3. Evaluating and Synthesizing Sources.

Evaluation.

Synthesis.

4. Integrating Sources.

Introduction of Borrowed Material.

Interpretation of Borrowed Material.

Discipline Styles for Integrating Sources.

5. Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources.

Plagiarism and the Internet.

What Not to Acknowledge.

What Must be Acknowledged.

Online Sources.

Documeting Sources.

II. RESOURCES AND DOCUMENTATION IN THE DISCIPLINES.

6. Literature.

Resources.

MLA Documentation and Format.

MLA Sample Paper

7. Other Humanities.

Resources.

Style Guides.

Chicago Documentation.

Chicago Format.

8. Social sciences.

Resources.

Style Guides.

APA Documentation.

APA Format.

APA Sample Paper.

9. Natural and applied sciences.

Resources.

Style Guides.

CSE Documentation.

CSE Format.

CSE Sample Paper.

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