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KEYS FOR WRITERS is the most accessible, user-friendly handbook in the tabbed, comb-bound market. With a simple tabbing system (five red tabs for the writing process and research, and five gold tabs for sentence-level lessons), thorough and concise coverage of grammar, and an easy-to-read format, KEYS FOR WRITERS is a valuable resource to students in all disciplines throughout their college careers. The Fifth Edition features enhanced discussion of plagiarism (and how to avoid it), expanded argument coverage, a full literature paper, two-page "Source Shots" that visually demonstrate to students where to find citation information in different kinds of publications, and even more discussion of evaluating online sources and writing in and for online environments. An emphasis on critical reading and critical thinking appears throughout discussions of the writing process, argument, and research. Superior coverage of style includes the popular "5 C's of Style"—Cut, Check for Action, Connect, Commit, and Choose the Best Words—which helps students submit their best work. This edition has been updated to reflect guidelines from the 2009 MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS, Seventh Edition.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Ways into Writing|
|Developing Paragraphs and Essays|
|Revising, Editing, and Formatting|
|Constructing an Argument|
|Writing in All Your Courses|
|Doing Research/Evaluating Sources|
|Beginning a Research Project|
|Searching for Sources|
|Writing the Research Paper|
|Citing Sources in Your Text, MLA Style|
|MLA List of Works Cited|
|A Student's Research Paper, MLA Style|
|APA, CSE, and Chicago Documentation|
|Citing Sources in Your Text, APA Style|
|APA List of References|
|A Student's Research Paper, APA Style|
|CSE Style of Documentation|
|Chicago Manual of Style: Endnotes, Footnotes, and Bibliography|
|An Excerpt from a Student's Research Paper, Chicago Style V. Design, Media, and Presentation|
|Online Communication Forums|
|Web Site Design|
|Academic Writing Online and E-Portfolios|
|Flyers, Brochures, and Newsletters|
|R?sum?s and Letters of Application|
|Business Letters and Memos|
|Oral and Multimedia Presentations|
|Style The Five C's of Style|
|The First C: Cut|
|The Second C: Check for Action|
|The Third C: Connect|
|The Fourth C: Commit|
|The Fifth C: Choose the Best Words Style in Action|
|Revising for Style: A Student's Drafts|
|Common Sentence Problems|
|Trouble Spots and Terms|
|Run-ons and Comma Splices|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Relative Clauses and Relative Pronouns|
|Punctuation, Mechanics, and Spelling|
|Semicolons and Colons|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Italics and Underlining|
|Language, Englishes, and ESL|
|Writing across Cultures|
|Nouns and Articles|
|Verbs and Verb Forms|
|Word Order and Sentence Structure|
|Prepositions and Idioms|
|Frequently Asked ESL Editing Questions|
|Glossary of Usage|
|Glossary of Grammatical Terms|
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