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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago style for students and researchers

Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
  • 7th ed.
  • xviii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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  • Handbooks.
  • Handbooks and manuals.
  • Reference works.
  • Handboeken (vorm)
  • Reference works.
Series
Summary
  • The author's practical advice on the successful completion and submission of the student research paper is preserved in this updated new edition of the classic reference that embraces the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the Internet.
Contents
  • note: Pt. I Research and writing : from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth / Gregory G. Colomb / Joseph M. Williams
  • 1. What research is and how researchers think about it
  • 2. Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis
  • 3. Finding useful sources
  • 4. Engaging sources
  • 5. Planning your argument
  • 6. Planning a first draft
  • 7. Drafting your report
  • 8. Presenting evidence in tables and figures
  • 9. Revising your draft
  • 10. Writing your final introduction and conclusion
  • 11. Revising sentences
  • 12. Learning from your returned paper
  • 13. Presenting research in alternative forums
  • 14. On the spirit of research
  • Pt. II Source citation
  • 15. General introduction to citation practices
  • 16. Notes-bibliography style : the basic form
  • 17. Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources
  • 18. Parenthetical citations-reference list style : the basic form
  • 19. Parenthetical citations-reference list style : citing specific types of sources
  • Pt. III Style
  • 20. Spelling
  • 21. Punctuation
  • 22. Names, special terms, and titles of works
  • 23. Numbers
  • 24. Abbreviations
  • 25. Quotations
  • 26. Tables and figures.
Other information
  • "Portions of this book have been adapted from The Craft of Research, 2nd edition, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, 1995, 2003 by The University of Chicago; and from The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, 1982, 1993, 2003 by The University of Chicago"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-435) and index.
  • OCLC
ISBN
  • 9780226823362
  • 0226823369
  • 9780226823379
  • 0226823377
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006025443
  • OCLC: 70866962
  • OCLC: 70866962