Quick Access Reference for Writers

ISBN-10: 0205664814
ISBN-13: 9780205664818
Edition: 6th 2010
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Book details

List price: $82.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Quick Access: Reference for Writersoffers easy, efficient access to the information you need about the writing process, from mastering grammar to using correct punctuation, from writing research papers to documenting sources, and from writing for the Web to writing using visuals. It will give you balanced coverage of all aspects of writing and well as easy to use research and documentation sections that provide strategies to help you in your courses. Will answer any questions a writer has about grammar, the writing process, or research.The writing process, critical thinking, argumentative writing, style, grammar, mechanics, usage, the research process, how to document sources.Anyone who wants a reliable writing reference book.

Thinking Like a Writer
Reading Critically
Viewing Images Critically
Sources for College Writing
Writing About Experiences
Writing About Observations
Writing to Respond to Readings
Writing Process
Planning and Shaping Writing
Drafting
Revising, Editing, and ProofReading
Composing Paragraphs
Writing to Inform
Writing to Argue
Writing Across the Curriculum
An Overview of Writing Across the Curriculum
Writing in the Humanities
Writing About Literature
Writing in the Social Sciences
Writing in the Natural Sciences
Writing Under Pressure
Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia
Creating a Writing Portfolio
Writing to Connect with the World
Writing for Work
Public Writing
Designing Documents
Writing for the Web
Contributing to Blogs and Wikis
Research
Starting a Research Project
Developing a Research Strategy
Finding and Evaluating Library-Based Sources
Researching the Web Wisely
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Drafting and Revising a Research Paper
MLA Documentation
MLA In-text Citations
MLA Works Cited List
A Student's MLA-Style Research Paper
APA, CM, and CSE Documentation
APA In-Text Citations
APA References List
A Student's APA-Style Research Paper
CM-Style Documentation
CM-Style Directory
CSE-Style Documentation
CSE-Style Directory
Grammar Basics
Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences
Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, and Case
Adjectives and Adverbs
Sentences and Words
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences
Problems with Sentence Shifts
Misplaced Modifiers
Conciseness
Coordination and Subordination
Sentence Style
Usage Glossary
Word Meanings and Word Impact
Using Inclusive Language
Spelling
Punctuation and Mechanics
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points
Other Punctuation Marks
Hyphens
Capitals
Italics (Underlining)
Abbreviations
Numbers
Tips for Multilingual Writers
Message from Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse to Multilingual Writers
Singulars and Plurals
Articles
Word Order
Prepositions
Gerunds and Infinitives
Modal Auxiliary Verbs
Glossary and Indexes
Terms Glossary
Index

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