In GOOD condition! Pearson Education The Essential Guide : Research Writing Across the Disciplines Second Edition (small spiral) Copyright 2002 ISBN:0321086155. This book does have slight wear to the cover. We ship daily Mon-Sat. Customer service is always our top priority!
Pocket-sized and inexpensive, "The Essential Guide to Writing Research Papers" is the ultimate brief research reference. Offers non-intimidating, step-by-step instructions on all aspects of the research process. Explanations of using the Internet discuss finding a topic as well as locating resources. Introductions to the World Wide Web also cover using search engines and directories, Gopher, FTPs, Telnet, listervs, usenet newsgroups, and e-mail. Strategies for developing an argument in a research paper are presented as well as organizational paradigms for other common types of research papers. Complete and up-to-date coverage of four documentation systems-MLA, APA, CBE, and footnote style-also includes coverage of electronic sources according to the latest guidelines. A full chapter on selecting the best source material explains how to evaluate both print and electronic sources. Comprehensive section on avoiding plagiarism features a detailed discussion of common knowledge. For those interested in a brief guide to writing research papers.