Summary: Bookmarks is a new-generation research guide built on the assumption that students need to appreciate both conventional methods of research and techniques associated with rapidly developing electronic technologies.. "Bookmarks is designed as a bridge between old and new traditions - a guide for the college writers working in both print and electronic environments. It invites them to think of themselves, perhaps for the first time, as serious researchers.
Summary: Bookmarks is a new-generation research guide built on the assumption that students need to appreciate both conventional methods of research and techniques associated with rapidly developing electronic technologies.. "Bookmarks is designed as a bridge between old and new traditions - a guide for the college writers working in both print and electronic environments. It invites them to think of themselves, perhaps for the first time, as serious researchers. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 06 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Longman, Inc. Year Published: 2006 International: No
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Table of Contents Preface To the Writer Pt. I Beginning Research 1 1 Sizing Up Your Research Project 2 2 Managing Your Project 9 3 Finding a Topic 19 4 Establishing a Purpose 27 5 Narrowing Your Topic 35 Pt. II Gathering Ideas and Information 43 6 Finding Information 44 7 Doing Keyword Searches 65 8 Conducting Field Research 73 9 Keeping Track of Information 81 Pt. III Working with Sources 87 10 Choosing Appropriate Sources 88 11 Evaluating Sources 97 12 Reviewing and Positioning Sources 102 13 Annotating Research Materials 108 14 Summarizing and Paraphrasing Sources 112 15 Understanding Academic Responsibility and Intellectual Property 123 Pt. IV Developing the Project 133 16 Refining Your Claim 134 17 Organizing Your Project 139 18 Drafting Your Project 150 19 Documenting Your Project 156 20 Handling Quotations 163 21 Completing Your Project 173 Authoring Your Own Web Site 185 Pt. V Documentation 201 22 COS Documentation 205 23 MLA Documentation 235 24 APA Documentation 275 25 CMS Documentation 307 26 CBE Documentation 327 Credits 333 Index 335 Glossary 354
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