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 the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.

A guide to the technologies, methods, and materials that can help writers of research papers.

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Main Author: Turabian, Kate L.
Other Authors: Booth, Wayne C.
Colomb, Gregory G.
Williams, Joseph M.
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Edition:8th edition.
Series:Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
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Physical Description:xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Part I. Research and writing : from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams.
  • 1. What research is and how researchers think about it
  • 2. Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis
  • 3. Finding useful sources
  • 4. Engaging sources
  • 5. Planning your argument
  • 6. Planning a first draft
  • 7. Drafting your report
  • 8. Presenting evidence in tables and figures
  • 9. Revising your draft
  • 10. Writing your final introduction and conclusion
  • 11. Revising sentences
  • 12. Learning from your returned paper
  • 13. Presenting research in alternative forums
  • 14. On the spirit of research.
  • Part II. Source citation.
  • 15. General introduction to citation practices
  • 16. Notes-bibliography style: the basic form
  • 17. Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources
  • 18. Author-date style : the basic form
  • 19. Author-date style : citing specific types of sources.
  • Part III. Style.
  • 20. Spelling
  • 21. Punctuation
  • 22. Names, special terms, and titles of works
  • 23. Numbers
  • 24. Abbreviations
  • 25. Quotations
  • 26. Tables and figures
  • Appendix: Paper format and submission.