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9780226823379: A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)

Dewey, Bellow, Strauss, Friedman--the University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian.

The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate L. Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937.

Now, with this seventh edition, "Turabian's Manual" has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level--from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth--the gifted team behind The Craft of Research--and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian's clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet.

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Gregory G. Colomb (1951–2011) was professor of English at the University of Virginia and the author of Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic. He is coauthor, with Wayne C. Booth and Joseph M. Williams, of the best-selling guide The Craft of Research, published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Book Description University Of Chicago Press, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contents Preface Acknowledgements Part I Research and Writing: From Planning to Production Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams Overview of Part I Chapter 1 What Research Is and How Researcher Think about It 1.1 How Researchers Think about Their Aims 1.2 Three Kinds of Questions That Researchers Ask Chapter 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 Build a Storyboard to Plan and Guide Your Work 2.4 Organize a Writing Support Group Chapter 3 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 Look Beyond the Usual Kinds of References Chapter 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 Write as You read 4.5 Review Your Progress 4.6 Manage Moments of Normal Panic Chapter 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 aClaim 5.4 Assemble the Elements of Your Argument 5.5 Distinguish Arguments Based on evidence From Arguments Based on Warrants 5.6 An Argument Assembled Chapter 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 Chapter 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 Help 7.11 Work through Chronic Procrastination and Writer's Block Chapter 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 Chapter 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 Chapter 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 Chapter 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 Chapter 12 Learning from Your Returned Paper 12.1 Find General Principles in Specific Comments 12.2 Talk to Your Instructor Chapter 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 Chapter 14 On the Spirit of Research Part II Source Citation Chapter 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 Chapter 16 Notes-Bibliography Style: The Basic Form 16.1 Basic Patterns 16.2 Bibliographies 16.3 Notes 16.4 Short Forms for Notes Chapter 17 Notes-Bib. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0226823377

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