Writing the Research Paper by Anthony C. Winkler, Jo Ray McCuen


Writing the Research Paper by Anthony C. Winkler, Jo Ray McCuen

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.


-- 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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384 pages


Anthony C. Winkler, Jo Ray McCuen
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Publication date

15th November 2002



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