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

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Eighth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Author Kate L. Turabian
ISBN-10 0226816389
ISBN-13 9780226816388
Year 2013-03-28
Pages 464
Language English
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
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A little more than seventy five years ago Kate L Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write cite and formally submit research writing Seven editions and more than nine million copies later the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines Now in its eighth edition A Manual for Writers of Research Papers Theses and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of todays writers and researchers The Manual retains its familiar three part structure beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process including formulating questions reading critically building arguments and revising drafts Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles notes bibliography and author date an array of source types with contemporary examples and detailed guidance on citing online resources The final section treats all matters of editorial style with advice on punctuation capitalization spelling abbreviations table formatting and the use of quotations Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up to date listing of critical resources available A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers

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