ISBN-10:
0137741006
ISBN-13:
9780137741007
Pub. Date:
09/11/1987
Publisher:
Pearson
The Research Paper: A Common-Sense Approach / Edition 1

The Research Paper: A Common-Sense Approach / Edition 1

by Thomas E. Gaston, Bret H. Smith

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ISBN-13: 9780137741007
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/11/1987
Edition description: FACSIMILE
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. PUTTING LIBRARY RESEARCH INTO THE BIG PICTURE.


1. Why Research Is Important to You.

2. How and Why Research Is Reported.

II. WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS.


3. Getting to Know the Library.

4. Using More Advanced References.

5. Bringing Sources Together — The Purpose of Citations.

6. Closing In on Your Topic.

7. Putting Your Data in Order.

8. Drafting the Research Report.

9. Revising and Editing the Report.

III. MAKING THE MOST OF WHAT YOU HAVE LEARNED.


10. Doing Some Primary Research of Your Own.

11. Practical Applications and Future Possibilities.

APPENDICES.


A. MLA Documentation: Special Cases.

B. APA Documentation: Special Cases.

C. Using Footnotes or Endnotes in the MLA System.

D. Standard Modern References in Specialized Fields.

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