EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals.
EVERYDAY FREE SHIPPING on $25 & up - Excludes marketplace items & rentals
Search
Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound)

Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound) - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0312452759

Cover of Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound) 5TH 08 (ISBN 978-0312452759)
ISBN13: 978-0312452759
ISBN10: 0312452756
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 2008
International: No

USED
Sold Out
FREE Shipping on $25+
  • Check back soon!
  • 30-Day Returns
  • Condition: Very Good
Sold Out
new
Sold Out
FREE Shipping on $25+
  • Check back soon!
  • 30-Day Returns
  • Condition: New
Sold Out

Other Editions for Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound)

More Shipping Options

Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound) - 5TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0312452759

Diana Hacker

ISBN13: 978-0312452759
ISBN10: 0312452756
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
Publisher: Bedford Books

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This up-to-date and extensive Pocket Style Manual by Diana Hacker, offers extensive guidelines for documenting both print and online sources in MLA, APA, and Chicago Systems. Pocket Style Manual 5th edition, Offers concise advice for finding and supporting a thesis, evaluating and organizing evidence, integrating print and online sources, and avoiding plagiarism. Including Material on conducting library and online research, helping students track down and evaluate the sources they need.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Clarity 1
1. Tighten wordy sentences 2
2. Prefer active verbs 3
3. Balance parallel ideas 5
4. Add needed words 7
5. Eliminate confusing shifts 8
6. Untangle mixed constructions 10
7. Repair misplaced and dangling modifiers 11
8. Provide some variety 14
9. Find an appropriate voice 16
Grammar 20
10. Make subjects and verbs agree 21
11. Be alert to other problems with verbs 25
12. Use pronouns with care 32
13. Choose adjectives and adverbs with care 40
14. Repair sentence fragments 42
15. Revise run-on sentences 45
16. If English is not your native language, check for common ESL problems 48
Punctuation 56
17. The comma 57
18. The semicolon and the colon 65
19. The apostrophe 69
20. Quotation marks 71
21. Other marks 75
Mechanics 80
22. Capitalization 81
23. Abbreviations, numbers, and italics (underlining) 83
24. Spelling and the hyphen 88
Research Sources 93
25. Finding print and online sources 94
26. Evaluating library and Internet sources 101
MLA Papers 105
27. Supporting a thesis 106
28. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism 109
29. Integrating nonfiction sources 112
30. Integrating literary quotations 118
31. MLA documentation style 122
32. MLA manuscript format 138
Sample MLA pages 140
APA Papers 142
33. Supporting a thesis 143
34. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism 144
35. Integrating sources 148
36. APA documentation style 153
37. APA manuscript format 161
Sample APA pages 165
Chicago-Style Papers 168
38. Supporting a thesis 169
39. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism 170
40. Integrating sources 174
41. Chicago documentation style 178
42. Chicago manuscript format 189
Sample Chicago pages 191
Glossaries 195
43. Glossary of usage 196
44. Glossary of grammatical terms 206
A List of Style Manuals 214
A Writer's Online Resources 217
Index 220
Checklist for Global Revisions
Revision Symbols

List price: $0.00
  • Marketplace
  • From

Other Editions for Pocket Style Manual (Spiral - bound)

Cover of Pocket Style Manual 6th edition

Pocket Style Manual - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0312542542
More Shipping Options