Curious Researcher A Guide to Writing Research Papers

ISBN-10: 0321175212

ISBN-13: 9780321175212

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

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List price: $43.20
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 412
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

by Subject
Introduction: Rethinking the Research Paper
Learning and Unlearning
Using This Book
The Research Paper and the Research Report
How Formal Should It Be? Essaying or Arguing?
Becoming an Authority by Using Authorities
Facts Don't Kill
The First Week
The Importance of Getting Curious
Befriending the Library
Befriending the Internet
The Second Week
Narrowing the Subject
Developing a Research Strategy
Looking Back before Moving On
The Third Week
Writing in the Middle
Notetaking Techniques
Digging Deeper for Information: Advanced Searching Techniques
Looking Back before Moving On
The Fourth Week
Getting to the Draft
Citing Sources
The Fifth Week
Revising for Purpose
Revising for Information
Revising for Language
Preparing the Final Manuscript
Looking Back and Moving On
Guide to MLA Styles
Citing Sources in Your Essay
How the Essay Should Look
Preparing the Works Cited Page
A Sample Paper in MLA Style
Guide to APA Style
How the Essay Should Look
Citing Sources in Your Essay
Preparing the References List
A Sample Paper in APA Style
Tips for Researching and Writing Papers on Literary Topics
Mine the Primary Source
Search Strategies
Sample Essay: Personal Response
Sample Research Essay on a Literary Topic
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