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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers, Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff

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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers
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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations
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Chicago style for students and researchers
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Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff
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Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers, Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff
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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers, Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff
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"Portions of this book have been adapted from The Craft of Research, 2nd edition, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, 1995, 2003 by The University of Chicago; and from The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, 1982, 1993, 2003 by The University of Chicago"--T.p. verso
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 409-435) and index
Contents
  • and
  • Joseph M. Williams
  • Overview of part 1
  • 1.
  • What research is and how researchers think about it
  • 1.1.
  • How researchers think about their aims
  • 1.2.
  • Three kinds of questions that researchers ask
  • 2.
  • A
  • 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.
  • Build a storyboard to plan and guide your work
  • 2.4.
  • Organize a writing support group
  • 3.
  • note to students
  • Finding useful sources
  • 3.1.
  • Understand the kinds of sources readers expect you to use
  • 3.2.
  • Record your sources fully, accurately, and appropriately
  • 3.3.
  • Search for sources systematically
  • 3.4.
  • Evaluate sources for relevance and reliability
  • 3.5.
  • Preface
  • Look beyond the usual kinds of references
  • 4.
  • Engaging sources
  • 4.1.
  • Read generously to understand, then critically to engage and evaluate
  • 4.2.
  • Take notes systematically
  • 4.3.
  • Take useful notes
  • 4.4.
  • Acknowledgments
  • Write as you read
  • 4.5.
  • Review your progress
  • 4.6.
  • Manage moments of normal panic --
  • pt. 1.
  • Research and writing : from planning to production/
  • Wayne C. Booth,
  • Gregory G. Colomb,
  • 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
  • 6.
  • Planning a first draft
  • 6.1.
  • Avoid unhelpful plans
  • 5.
  • 6.2.
  • Create a plan that meets your readers' needs
  • 6.3.
  • File away leftovers
  • 7.
  • Drafting your report
  • 7.1.
  • Draft in the way that feels most comfortable
  • 7.2.
  • Develop productive drafting habits
  • Planning your argument
  • 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
  • 5.1.
  • 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
  • 8.
  • Presenting evidence in tables and figures
  • What a research argument is and is not
  • 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 --
  • 5.2.
  • Build your argument around answers to readers' questions
  • 5.3.
  • Turn your working hypothesis into a claim
  • 9.4.
  • Let your draft cool, then paraphrase it
  • 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
  • 9.
  • 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
  • Revising your draft
  • 11.5.
  • Give it up and print it out
  • 12.
  • Learning from your returned paper
  • 12.1.
  • Find general principles in specific comments
  • 12.2.
  • Talk to your instructor
  • 13.
  • Presenting research in alternative forums
  • 9.1.
  • 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 -- 14. On the spirit of research --
  • Check your introduction, conclusion, and claim
  • 9.2.
  • Make sure the body of your report is coherent
  • 9.3.
  • Check your paragraphs
  • 15.3.
  • Two citation styles
  • 15.4.
  • Citation of electronic sources
  • 15.5.
  • Preparation of citations
  • 15.6. A
  • word on citation software
  • 16.
  • Notes-bibliography style : the basic form
  • pt. 2.
  • 16.1.
  • Basic patterns
  • 16.2.
  • Bibliographies
  • 16.3.
  • Notes
  • 16.4.
  • Short forms for notes
  • 17.
  • Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources
  • Source citation
  • 17.1.
  • Books
  • 17.2.
  • Journal articles
  • 17.3.
  • Magazine articles
  • 17.4.
  • Newspaper articles
  • 17.5.
  • Additional types of published sources
  • 15.
  • 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
  • General introduction to citation practices
  • 18.
  • Parenthetical citations-reference list style : the basic form
  • 18.1.
  • Basic patterns
  • 18.2.
  • Reference lists
  • 18.3.
  • Parenthetical citations
  • 19.
  • Parenthetical citations-reference list style : citing specific types of sources
  • 15.1.
  • 19.1.
  • Books
  • 19.2.
  • Journal articles
  • 19.3.
  • Magazine articles
  • 19.4.
  • Newspaper articles
  • 19.5.
  • Additional types of published sources
  • Reasons for citing your 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 --
  • 15.2. The
  • requirements of citation
  • 20.3.
  • Compounds and words formed with prefixes
  • 20.4.
  • Line breaks
  • 21.
  • Punctuation
  • 21.1.
  • Period
  • 21.2.
  • Comma
  • pt. 3.
  • 21.3.
  • Semicolon
  • 21.4.
  • Colon
  • 21.5.
  • Question mark
  • 21.6.
  • Exclamation point
  • 21.7.
  • Hyphen and dashes
  • Style
  • 21.8.
  • Parentheses and brackets
  • 21.9.
  • Slashes
  • 21.10.
  • Quotation marks
  • 21.11.
  • Multiple punctuation marks
  • 22.
  • Names, special terms, and titles of works
  • 20.
  • 22.1.
  • Names
  • 22.2.
  • Special terms
  • 22.3.
  • Titles of works
  • 23.
  • Numbers
  • 23.1.
  • Words or numerals?
  • Spelling
  • 23.2.
  • Plurals and punctuation
  • 23.3.
  • Date systems
  • 23.4.
  • Numbers used outside the text
  • 24.
  • Abbreviations
  • 24.1.
  • General principles
  • 20.1.
  • 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
  • Plurals
  • 24.7.
  • Abbreviations in citations and other scholarly contexts
  • 25.
  • Quotations
  • 25.1.
  • Quoting accurately and avoiding plagiarism
  • 25.2.
  • Incorporating quotations into your text
  • 25.3.
  • Modifying quotations
  • 20.2.
  • 26.
  • Tables and figures
  • 26.1.
  • General issues
  • 26.2.
  • Tables
  • 26.3.
  • Figures
  • Appendix : Paper format and submission
  • A.1.
  • Possessives
  • General format requirements
  • A.2.
  • Format requirements for specific elements
  • A.3.
  • Submission requirements
  • Bibliography
  • Authors
  • Index
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