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Author Turabian, Kate L., author.
Title A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
Published Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, [2013].
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Edition Eighth edition.
Description xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Note "Portions of this book have been adapted from The Craft of Research, 3rd edition, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, ©1995, 2003, 2008 by The University of Chicago; and The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, ©2010 by The University of Chicago"--title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 410-433) and index.
Contents Part I. Research and writing : from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. -- 1. What research is and how researchers think about it -- 2. Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis -- 3. Finding useful sources -- 4. Engaging sources -- 5. Planning your argument -- 6. Planning a first draft -- 7. Drafting your report -- 8. Presenting evidence in tables and figures -- 9. Revising your draft -- 10. Writing your final introduction and conclusion -- 11. Revising sentences -- 12. Learning from your returned paper -- 13. Presenting research in alternative forums -- 14. On the spirit of research. --
Part II. Source citation. -- 15. General introduction to citation practices -- 16. Notes-bibliography style: the basic form -- 17. Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources -- 18. Author-date style : the basic form -- 19. Author-date style : citing specific types of sources. --
Part III. Style. -- 20. Spelling -- 21. Punctuation -- 22. Names, special terms, and titles of works -- 23. Numbers -- 24. Abbreviations -- 25. Quotations -- 26. Tables and figures -- Appendix: Paper format and submission.
Subject Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related Names Booth, Wayne C., editor.
Colomb, Gregory G., editor.
Williams, Joseph M., editor.
Alternate Title Chicago Style for students and researchers
Chicago manual of style for students and researchers
ISBN 9780226816371 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226816370 (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226816388 (paperback : alkaline paper)
0226816389 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780226816395 (e-book)
OCLC number 811239038