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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth [and three others]

By: Turabian, Kate L [author.]
Contributor(s): Booth, Wayne C [editor.] | Colomb, Gregory G [editor.] | Williams, Joseph M [editor.] | University of Chicago Press. Editorial Staff [editor.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Chicago guides to writing, editing and publishingPublisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013Edition: Eighth editionDescription: xv, 448 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226816388 (paperback : alkaline paper); 0226816389Subject(s): Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | | October2015 Humanities: EnglishGenre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 808.066378 Summary: This manual has a three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.
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Includes appendices.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This manual has a three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.

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