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Transforming student and instructor expectations for textbooks,The DK Handbookpresents information in newly accessible, scientifically tested, and student-friendly ways. Never before seen in the handbook market,The DK Handbookrs"sdesign is a true marriage of visual and textual content, in which each topic is presented in self-contained, two-page spreads for at-a-glance referencing. Explanations are concise and "chunked" to be more approachable and appealing for todayrs"s readers, and accompanying visuals trulyteach- making concepts and processes visible to students. The ground-breaking layout creates a consistent look and feel that helps students connect with the material, find information, and recognize solutions to writing problems they often donrs"t have names for.
Table of Contents
|A Process for Composing|
|What is composing?|
|What is rhetoric?|
|Audience Purpose Context|
|Strategies Rhetoric and a process for composing a research paper|
|Understanding your project or assignment|
|Composing to learn and composing to communicate|
|A research process Getting started with research|
|Finding a topic Narrowing a topic|
|How do you know when you have a narrowed topic?|
|Other strategies for narrowing a topic Questions to guide research|
|Using research questions to develop a topic Kinds of sources|
|kinds of research|
|Kinds of research Determining where to research Choosing sources|
|Using library indexes|
|Using library catalogs|
|Using library journal databases|
|Steps in using databases|
|Search engines and directories|
|Archival and special collection sources|
|Field research sources|
|Surveys What if you canrsquo;t find anything on your narrowed topic? Keeping track of sources|
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