The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation, is small eugh to fit in a pocket but big eugh to provide the reliable help students need with research assignments across the disciplines. Offering advice for planning, conducting, and documenting research, this guide includes: * antated source maps that give step-by-step guidelines for citing print and electronic materials * advice on evaluating sources and navigating wired libraries * tips for about getting started on a research project * guidelines for avoiding plagiarism and for quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing sources * helpful lists of resource materials, both print and electronic, for over twenty-five disciplines * up-to-date documentation guidelines for MLA, Chicago, APA, CSE, and AIP styles * sample student research writing in a variety of disciplines and documentation styles
Andrea Lunsford, is a professor of English at Stanford University, USA. She earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Florida and completed her Ph.D. in English at The Ohio State University (1977). Professor Lunsford's scholarly interests include contemporary rhetorical theory, women and the history of rhetoric, collaboration and collaborative writing, current cultures of writing, intellectual property and composing, style, and technologies of writing. She has written or coauthored many books, including The St. Martin's Handbook, The Everyday Writer, EasyWriter, and Writing in Action. Marcia F. Muth teaches, writes, and edits. She has taught first-year writing at The Ohio State University and other introductory courses at St. Peter's College (Englewood Cliffs). She is the author or coauthor of many composition textbooks and ancillaries, and continues to learn how to write clearly and effectively from her students, editors, reviewers, and writing colleagues.
Andrea A. Lunsford, Marcia F. Muth
St Martin's Press
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