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Student's guide to writing college papers / Kate L. Turabian.

Turabian, Kate L. (Author). Colomb, Gregory G. (Added Author). Williams, Joseph M. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library LB 2369 .T8 2010 30540580 General Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780226816302 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780226816319 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0226816303 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0226816311 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiv 281 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 4th ed. / rev. by Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
  • Publisher: Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First through third editions published with title: Student's guide for writing college papers.
"This book 'repurposes' the ideas, principles, and practical wisdom in two earlier guides . . . The craft of research (3rd ed., 2008) and the Turabian guide to theses and dissertations (A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations, 7th ed., 2007)."--Preface, p. [ix].
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-273) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What researches do and how they think about it -- Finding a research question -- Planning for an answer -- Finding useful sources -- Engaging sources -- Planning your argument -- Planning a first draft -- Drafting your paper -- Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing sources -- Preventing plagiarism -- Presenting evidence in tables and figures -- Revising your draft -- Writing your final introduction and conclusion -- Revising sentences -- Learning from your returned paper -- On the spirit of research -- Citations -- Chicago style -- MLA style -- APA style -- Spelling: plurals, possessives, and hyphenation -- Punctuation -- Titles, names, and numbers.
Summary, etc.:
Provides students with directions and guidelines for writing research papers, covering such topics as finding useful sources, writing a first draft, presenting evidence in tables and figures, revising, and writing the introduction and conclusion.
Subject: Dissertations, Academic > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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