Writing research papers : a complete guide / James D. Lester, James Lester, Jr.
By: Lester, James D., Sr.
Contributor(s): Lester, James D., Jr [(j.a.)].Publisher: New York : Longman, c2002Edition: 10th ed.Description: xxi, 362 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0321082079 (pbk.).Subject(s): Report writing | ResearchDDC classification: 808.202
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Preface to the Instructor. - Preface to the Student. - Ch. 1. Writing From Research. - Ch. 2. Finding A Topic. - Ch. 3. Gathering Data In The Library. - Ch. 4. Searching The World Wide Web. - Ch. 5. Collecting Data Outside The Library. - Ch. 6. Organizing Ideas And Setting Goals. - Ch. 7. Finding And Reading The Best Sources. - Ch. 8. Practicing Academic Integrity. - Ch. 9. Writing Notes. - Ch. 10. Drafting The Paper In An Academic Style. - Ch. 11. Blending Reference Material Into Your Writing. - Ch. 12. Writing The Introduction, Body, And Conclusion. - Ch. 13. Revising, Proofreading, And Formatting The Rough Draft. - Ch. 14. Works Cited: MLA Style. - Ch. 15. Writing In APA Style. - Ch. 16. CMS Style: Using Footnotes Or Endnotes. - Ch. 17. CBE Style For The Natural And Applied Sciences. - Ch. 18. Preparing Electronic Research Projects. - Appendix A: Glossary of Manuscript Style. - Appendix B: Finding Sources for a Selected Discipline. - Credits. - Index.
"Writing Research Papers, Tenth Edition, continues its comprehensive, dependable, and thorought coverage of traditional research, now with a completely up-to-date presentation of technological advances in research. The tenth edition features : New organization that splits chapters into smaller, more focused topic areas for quick and easy access to information ; a new chapter on academic ethics, "Practicing Academic Integrity", that addresses such issues as credibility, property rights, plagiarism, collaborative work, and publishing on the web ; a new chapter on electronic publishing, "Preparing Electronic Research Projects", that helps students navigate various kinds of electronic publishing, from word processing to slide presentations, to Web pages and sites ; new "where to look" sections that provide numerous cross-references throughout the text ; new Web icons throughout that link the text closely to the corresponding Web site." - Back cover.