Research Writing Using Traditional and Electronic Sources

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Prentice Hall, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 162 pages
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This book is a practical, easy-to-use guide to research writing with step-by-step directions and specific examples. Its focus allows it to be used for almost any research writing. Research Writing Using Traditional and Electronic Sources provides a comprehensive guide to efficient writing strategies and current documentation styles for both traditional and electronic sources. It provides hands-on pointers for locating, evaluating, and incorporating material from both sources. This useful volume also presents the basics of good writing while giving tips on improving the writing, thinking, and researching skills needed for success. The book emphasizes the Modern Language Association (MLA) documentation style along with a thorough explanation of the American Psychological Association (APA) documentation style. It also includes a sample research report documented in APA style. An essential reference for every academic and professional

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Contents

An Inquiry Process
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Getting Started
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Selecting a Topic
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Copyright

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