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Writing research papers : a complete guide

Author: James D Lester, Sr.
Publisher: New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats

The definitive research paper guide, Writing Research Papers combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on electronic research and presentation.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, James D., Sr., 1935-2006.
Writing research papers.
New York : Pearson/Longman, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James D Lester, Sr.
ISBN: 0321236467 9780321236463 0321236475 9780321236470 0321356004 9780321356000
OCLC Number: 53231243
Description: xviii, 387, A-32, I-10 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Writing from Research --
finding a topic --
finding and filtering internet sources --
gathering data in the library --
conducting research outside the library --
understanding and avoiding plagiarism --
reading and evaluating the best sources --
organizing ideas and setting goals --
writing notes --
drafting the paper in an academic style --
blending reference material into your writing by using MLA style --
writing the introduction, body, and conclusion --
revising, proofreading, and formatting the rought draft --
works cited: MLA style --
writing in APA style --
the footnote system: CMS style --
CSE style for the natural and applied sciences --
appendix A --
rules and techniques for preparing the manuscript in MLA style A-1. --
appendix B finding reference works for your general topic A-20.
Responsibility: James D. Lester Sr., James Lester, Jr.
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