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Principles of Writing Research Papers / Edition 2

Principles of Writing Research Papers / Edition 2

by James D. Lester
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The Principles of Writing Research Papers is the ultimate brief research reference. Pocket-sized and inexpensive, this research guide is priced to work as a supplement in any research-oriented course.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321426109
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 07/25/2006
Series: Penguin Academics Series
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.48(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

1. Finding a Scholarly Topic

2. Library Research

3. Searching the World Wide Web

4. Finding Research: Collecting Data Outside the Library

5. Organizing Ideas and Setting Goals

6. Finding and Reading the Best Sources

7. Writing Effective Notes

8. Drafting the Paper in an Academic Style

9. Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

10. Blending Reference Material into Your Writing

11. Works Cited: MLA Style

12. Preparing Electronic Research Projects

Appendix: Glossary of MLA Manuscript Style

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