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978-0-15-598292-5 / 9780155982925

Winkler/Mccuen Writing the Research Paper:Hndbk 3e

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Publisher:Thomson Learning

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Writing the Research Paper -- now with access to InfoTrac "RM" College Edition -- is an easily accessible research guide that can be used by students throughout their college career and beyond.

Features

-- The twelve sections are self-contained, making Writing the Research Paper suitable for in-class use or as a reference guide.

-- Chapter 9, "Systems of Documentation, " offers students coverage of MLA, APA, CMS, CBE and COS documentation styles.

-- Chapter 4, "Thesis and the Outline, " provides complete coverage of writing effective thesis statements, writing outlines, and choosing topics.

-- Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are the heart of this guide, offering the student exceptionally clear advice on using the Internet for research, avoiding plagiarism, writing a rough draft, and tips for a readable style.

New to the Sixth Edition

-- A Free 4-month Access Card for InfoTrac "RM" College Edition comes with every new copy purchased of the text. Indispensable when writing research papers, InfoTrac "RM" College Edition offers students 24-hour-a-day access to a database with thousands of full-length articles from a multitude of sources.

-- A website provides exercises using InfoTrac "RM" College Edition

-- A new Chapter 5, "Using the Internet in Your Research, " provides students with an introduction to computer usage and the Internet, as well as evaluating sources and avoiding plagiarism.

-- Three new documentation styles have been added: CMS, CBE, and COS (Columbia Online Style).

-- Includes the updated 2002 APA guidelines.

-- Chapter 12, "Sample Student Papers, " includes new and updated sample research papers for MLA, APA, and CMS documentation styles.

-- Boxed tipsthroughout offer advice on Internet and computer usage.

-- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at the beginning of the chapters show students where they will find the appropriate answer.

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