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

Author: Turabian, Kate L. ; Booth, Wayne C. ; Colomb, Gregory G. ; Williams, Joseph M. Series: Chicago guides to writing, editing and publishing Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 2007.Edition: 7th ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 466 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226823377Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations Contents xi xiii xvii A Note to Students Preface Acknowledgments Part I Research and Writing: From Planning to Production Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Cotomb, and Joseph M. Williams 3 5 Overview of Part I 1 What Research Is and How Researchers Think about It 1.1 1.2 How Researchers Think about Their Aims Three Kinds of Questions That Researchers Ask 12 2 Moving from a Topic to a Question to a Working Hypothesis 2.1 Find a Question in Your Topic 2.2 Propose Some Working Answers 2.3 2.4 Build a Storyboard to Plan and Guide Your Work Organize a Writing Support Group 24 3 Finding Useful Sources 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Understand the Kinds of Sources Readers Expect You to Use Record Your Sources Fully, Accurately, and Appropriately Search for Sources Systematically Evaluate Sources for Relevance and Reliability Look beyond the Usual Kinds of References 36 4 Engaging Sources 4.1 4.2 4.3 Read Generously to Understand, Then Critically to Engage and Evaluate Take Notes Systematically Take Useful Notes 4.4 Write as You Read 4.5 4.6 Review Your Progress Manage Moments of Normal Panic 48 5 Planning Your Argument 5.1 What a Research Argument Is and Is Not 5.2 Build Your Argument around Answers to Readers' Questions 5.3 Turn Your Working Hypothesis into a Claim 5.4 Assemble the Elements of Your Argument 5.5 Distinguish Arguments Based on Evidence from Arguments Based on Warrants 5.6 Assemble an Argument 62 6 Planning a First Draft 6.1 Avoid Unhelpful Plans 6.2 Create a Plan That Meets Your Readers' Needs 6.3 File Away Leftovers 71 7 Drafting Your Report 7.1 Draft in the Way That Feels Most Comfortable 7.2 Develop Productive Drafting Habits 7.3 Use Your Key Terms to Keep Yourself on Track 7.4 Quote, Paraphrase, and Summarize Appropriately 7.5 Integrate Quotations into Your Text 7.6 Use Footnotes and Endnotes Judiciously 7.7 Interpret Complex or Detailed Evidence before You Offer It 7.8 Be Open to Surprises 7.9 Guard against Inadvertent Plagiarism 7.10 Guard against Inappropriate Assistance 7.11 Work through Chronic Procrastination and Writer's Block 82 8 Presenting Evidence in Tables and Figures 8.1 Choose Verbal or Visual Representations 8.2 Choose the Most Effective Graphic 8.3 Design Tables and Figures 8.4 Communicate Data Ethically 98 9 Revising Your Draft 9.1 Check Your Introduction, Conclusion, and Claim 9.2 Make Sure the Body of Your Report Is Coherent 9.3 Check Your Paragraphs 9.4 Let Your Draft Cool, Then Paraphrase It 102 10 Writing Your Final Introduction and Conclusion 10.1 Draft Your Final Introduction 10.2 Draft Your Final Conclusion 10.3 Write Your Title Last 109 11 Revising Sentences 11.1 Focus on the First Seven or Eight Words of a Sentence 11.2 Diagnose What You Read 11.3 Choose the Right Word 11.4 Polish It Off 11.5 Give It Up and Print It Out 120 12 Learning from Your Returned Paper 12.1 Find General Principles in Specific Comments 12.2 Talk to Your Instructor 122 13 Presenting Research in Alternative Forums 13.1 Plan Your Oral Presentation 13.2 Design Your Presentation to Be Listened To 13.3 Plan Your Poster Presentation 13.4 Plan Your Conference Proposal 129 14 On the Spirit of Research Part II Source Citation 133 15 General Introduction to Citation Practices 15.1 Reasons for Citing Your Sources 15.2 The Requirements of Citation 15.3 Two Citation Styles 15.4 Citation of Electronic Sources 15.5 Preparation of Citations 15.6 A Word on Citation Software 141 16 Notes-Bibliography Style: The Basic Form 16.1 Basic Patterns 16.2 Bibliographies 16.3 Notes 16.4 Short Forms for Notes 160 17 Notes-Bibliography Style: Citing Specific Types of Sources 17.1 Books 17.2 Journal Articles 17.3 Magazine Articles 17.4 Newspaper Articles 17.5 Additional Types of Published Sources 17.6 Unpublished Sources 17.7 Informally Published Electronic Sources 17.8 Sources in the Visual and Performing Arts 17.9 Public Documents 17.10 One Source Quoted in Another 216 18 Parenthetical Citations-Reference List Style: The Basic Form 18.1 Basic Patterns 18.2 Reference Lists 18.3 Parenthetical Citations 227 19 Parenthetical Citations-Reference List Style: Citing Specific Types of Sources 19.1 Books 19.2 Journal Articles 19.3 Magazine Articles 19.4 Newspaper Articles 19.5 Additional Types of Published Sources 19.6 Unpublished Sources 19.7 Informally Published Electronic Sources 19.8 Sources in the Visual and Performing Arts 19.9 Public Documents 19.10 One Source Quoted in Another Part III Style 283 20 Spelling 20.1 Plurals 20.2 Possessives 20.3 Compounds and Words Formed with Prefixes 20.4 Line Breaks 295 21 Punctuation 21.1 Period 21.2 Comma 21.3 Semicolon 21.4 Colon 21.5 Question Mark 21.6 Exclamation Point 21.7 Hyphen and Dashes 21.8 Parentheses and Brackets 21.9 Slashes 21.10 Quotation Marks 21.11 Multiple Punctuation Marks 308 22 Names, Special Terms, and Titles of Works 22.1 Names 22.2 Special Terms 22.3 Titles of Works 318 23 Numbers 23.1 Words or Numerals? 23.2 Plurals and Punctuation 23.3 Date Systems 23.4 Numbers Used outside the Text 331 24 Abbreviations 24.1 General Principles 24.2 Names and Titles 24.3 Geographical Terms 24.4 Time and Dates 24.5 Units of Measure 24.6 The Bible and Other Sacred Works 24.7 Abbreviations in Citations and Other Scholarly Contexts 347 25 Quotations 25.1 Quoting Accurately and Avoiding Plagiarism 25.2 Incorporating Quotations into Your Text 25.3 Modifying Quotations 359 26 Tables and Figures 26.1 General Issues 26.2 Tables 26.3 Figures 373 Appendix: Paper Format and Submission A.1 General Format Requirements A.2 Format Requirements for Specific Elements A.3 Submission Requirements 409 437 439 Bibliography Authors Index

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