Cite Right Second Edition

Author: Charles Lipson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226484648
Release Date: 2011-05-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Explains the importance of using citations; outlines the various styles, including APA, MLA, and Chicago; and offers examples for each from a wide range of sources.

The Copyeditor s Handbook

Author: Amy Einsohn
Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520286726
Release Date: 2019-05-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Unstuffy, hip, and often funny, The Copyeditor’s Handbook has become an indispensable resource both for new editors and for experienced hands who want to refresh their skills and broaden their understanding of the craft of copyediting. This fourth edition incorporates the latest advice from language authorities, usage guides, and new editions of major style manuals, including The Chicago Manual of Style. It registers the tectonic shifts in twenty-first-century copyediting: preparing text for digital formats, using new technologies, addressing global audiences, complying with plain language mandates, ensuring accessibility, and serving self-publishing authors and authors writing in English as a second language. The new edition also adds an extensive annotated list of editorial tools and references and includes a bit of light entertainment for language lovers, such as a brief history of punctuation marks that didn’t make the grade, the strange case of razbliuto, and a few Easter eggs awaiting discovery by keen-eyed readers. The fourth edition features updates on the transformation of editorial roles in today’s publishing environment new applications, processes, and protocols for on-screen editing major changes in editorial resources, such as online dictionaries and language corpora, new grammar and usage authorities, online editorial communities, and web-based research tools When you’re ready to test your mettle, pick up The Copyeditor’s Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment, the essential new companion to the handbook.

The Dissertation Journey

Author: Carol M. Roberts
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412977982
Release Date: 2010-08-23
Genre: Education

It’s an uphill climb—but the view from the top makes it all worthwhile. A dissertation can be challenging, but this informative book helps you overcome the obstacles along the way. Using graphics, checklists, and sample forms, this guide readies you for each step of the process, including selecting the committee, getting acclimated to academic writing, preparing for your oral defense, and publishing your research. New features include: A chapter on ethical considerations Expanded coverage of digital data collection and the Internet More detailed information on conducting the literature review A discussion of how to develop a theoretical or conceptual framework

Quick Coach Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism with 2009 MLA and APA Update

Author: Rosemarie Menager-Beeley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133009405
Release Date: 2010-04-16
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The QUICK COACH GUIDE TO AVOIDING PLAGIARISM WITH 2009 MLA AND APA UPDATE gives students the necessary knowledge and tools to be able to confidently author their own work without making citation errors or committing plagiarism. Chapters cover the basics of recognizing plagiarism; taking notes; summarizing, quoting, and paraphrasing source material; and documenting sources in the latest MLA and APA styles. Knowledge Checks in each chapter and a Practice Quiz allow students to test their understanding of the concepts presented. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Quick Research Papers

Author: Clyde A. Warden
Publisher: QBook International, Inc.
ISBN: 9780979904240
Release Date: 2014-09-02
Genre: Social Science

Build your research paper with over one thousand easy to use research sentences. Quick Research Papers helps the beginning research author and graduate student quickly get to work with practical template sentences. Each research paper part is introduced quickly, helping you understand the key goal, then quickly moves to template sentences. Each chapter focuses on one part of the research paper, supplying practical real example sentences. Quick Research Papers includes over 21 research paper parts, covering a wide range of essay topics focusing on the sentence level. Improve your research writing through these many examples with an applied emphasis for ESL (English as a Second Language), EFL (English as a Foreign Language), and ESP (English for Specific Purposes) international students. With the included 1,200 template sentences, you can start building your research paper immediately, with confidence. This book is a companion to the QRP software, but can be used on its own, without the app. With this book, you will improve your English research writing by immediately applying example sentences to the areas where you are stuck in your writing. Adapt the sample sentences easily by simply changing subjects and other research study details. Preface Chapter 1 Abstract Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 Research Background Chapter 4 Research Motivation Chapter 5 Research Objectives Chapter 6 Literature Review Chapter 7 Methodology Chapter 8 Results Chapter 9 Discussion Chapter 10 Conclusion Chapter 11 Implications Chapter 12 Acknowledgements Chapter 13 Cover Letter Chapter 14 Suggestions for Further Research Chapter 15 Research Limitations Chapter 16 Anticipated Results Chapter 17 Anticipated Difficulties & Solutions Chapter 18 Anticipated Working Items Chapter 19 Anticipated Contributions Chapter 20 References Chapter 21 Paper Critique Appendix QRP Software as a Service

The Chicago Manual of Style

Author: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226104206
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.

Buyer s Guide

Author: William White
ISBN: UVA:X030048037
Release Date: 2006-09
Genre: Library science

The Chicago Manual of Style

Author: University of Chicago. Press
ISBN: 0226104036
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Authorship

Provides information on manuscript preparation, punctuation, spelling, quotations, captions, tables, abbreviations, references, bibliographies, notes, and indexes, with sections on journals and electronic media.

Quantitative Research Methods for Communication

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:39015079163914
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Computers

Conducting research can be one of the most fascinating--and intimidating--tasks for students and scholars. A relevant and accessible guide to quantitative research, Quantitative Research Methods for Communication: A Hands-On Approach offers an innovative and insightful look at this complex subject. Drawing on their extensive research and teaching experience in the field of communication, authors Jason S. Wrench, Candice Thomas-Maddox, Virginia Peck Richmond, and James C. McCroskey have compiled their diverse, acclaimed work into one comprehensive volume. In clear, straightforward language, the authors encourage students to take an active, hands-on role in the learning process, giving them the tools they need to locate, conduct, collect, and present their research. Students are not only introduced to new skills, but they also have the opportunity to immediately apply these skills in research scenarios. Beginning with a brief history of social science research, the text incorporates the following resources: * An introduction to the fundamentals of communication research, from library skills to basic mathematical concepts * An examination of the three most common techniques used in communication research: survey, content analysis, and experiment * A sophisticated analysis of sampling and hypothesis testing * A step-by-step introduction to statistical tools * Guided research assignments based on actual data-driven research questions * In-depth analyses of articles that feature statistical tests * A guide to presenting research findings, from delivering research papers at conferences to submitting original research for publication The text integrates rich pedagogical features throughout, including chapter objectives, case studies, data sheets, and lists of key terms. The accompanying CD-ROM offers many helpful tools, including ten articles originally published by the Eastern Communication Association and a Student Workbook. An invaluable resource for gathering and processing information in the twenty-first century, Quantitative Research Methods for Communication equips students with the skills--and confidence--to produce their own cutting-edge research.


ISBN: UCSC:32106018044344
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Academic libraries


ISBN: UTEXAS:059172114074439
Release Date: 1986

Technical English

Author: Nell Ann Pickett
Publisher: Harpercollins College Division
ISBN: 0673997944
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Nell Ann Pickett and Ann A. Laster have consulted-through seven editions-with people in business, industry, government, and the corporate world as well as with technical and vocational instructors and students, technical communicators, and other professionals to prepare this technical writing text. Their research has been invaluable, laying the foundations for a text students will want to read.