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
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:5TH 08 Cover: Spiral Publisher:Bedford Books Year Published: 2008 International: No
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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
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