Guide to Writing College Papers

ISBN-10: 0226816311
ISBN-13: 9780226816319
Edition: 4th 2010 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
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Description: With the authority and clarity long associated with Turabian's popular guide, this new edition is both a solid introduction to the research process and a convenient handbook to the best practices of writing college papers.

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Book details

List price: $15.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

With the authority and clarity long associated with Turabian's popular guide, this new edition is both a solid introduction to the research process and a convenient handbook to the best practices of writing college papers.

Gregory G. Colomb (1951–2011) was professor of English at the University of Virginia and the author of Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic. He is�coauthor, with Wayne C. Booth and�Joseph M. Williams, of the best-selling guide The Craft of Research,�published by the University of Chicago Press.

Preface for Teachers
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Why Research?
Writing Your Paper
What Researchers Do and How They Think about It
Finding a Research Question
Planning for an Answer
Finding Useful Sources
Engaging Sources
Planning Your Argument
Planning a First Draft
Drafting Your Paper
Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing Sources
Preventing Plagiarism
Presenting Evidence in Tables and Figures
Revising Your Draft
Writing Your Final Introduction and Conclusion
Revising Sentences
Learning from Your Returned Paper
On the Spirit of Research
Citing Sources
Citations
Chicago Style
MLA Style
APA Style
Style
Spelling: Plurals, Possessives, and Hyphenation
Punctuation
Titles, Names, and Numbers
Formatting Your Paper
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
Resources for Research and Writing
Index

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