Research Paper

Research Paper : A Guide to Library and Internet Research and English Online Resources

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For courses in Freshman Composition, Research Writing, or any course where students are researching and writing. Full of practical writing assignments and supplemented with its own Companion Website, Evaluation Online Sources and a twelve month ContentSelectaA A subscription, this adaptable, state-of-the-art text teaches students to write research papers and to search libraries and Websites in preparation for drafting and documenting research papers. Technically two books in one (a guide to writing research papers and an introduction to traditional library and online searching), it demonstrates how to find sources in libraries and on the Internet (including e-mail, listservs, and online forums); illustrates how to find, evaluate, save, and organize the resources located; and shows how to integrate and cite sources within the research paper.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 259 pages
  • 152 x 226 x 18mm | 480.82g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130790737
  • 9780130790736

Table of contents

1. The Research Paper in the Information Age. 2. Getting Started: Discovering Your Topic and Starting to Research. 3. From Research Questions to Research Plans. 4. Finding Sources. 5. Evaluating Sources. 6. Organizing Sources and Notes: Preparing to Write. 7. Turning Your Research into the Written Report. 8. Documenting Sources. Appendix A: Writing for the Web. Appendix B: Creating a PowerPoint Presentation. Appendix C: Sample Research Paper-American Psychological Association Style. Appendix D: Sample Research Paper-Modern Language Association Style. Appendix E: Sample Research Paper-Council of Science Educator's Style.show more