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With its simple tabbing system (five red tabs for the writing process and research, and five gold tabs for sentence-level topics), thorough and concise coverage of grammar, an easy-to-read format, and customizable KeyTabs, KEYS FOR WRITERS is a valuable resource for students in all disciplines throughout their college careers and beyond.
In addition to a contemporary new design, an entirely new companion website, and a new media-enhanced e-Book, the Sixth Edition features updates and additions including new visuals, more of the book's popular "Source Shots," new student samples, MLA and APA coverage thoroughly revised to reflect their respective organizations' latest standards, and expanded coverage of topics ranging from annotated bibliographies and working with sources to visual arguments.
This is an extensive and exciting revision of an effective handbook that is deservedly a best-seller!
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process|
|Ways into Writing|
|Developing Paragraphs and Essays|
|Revising, Editing, and Proofreading|
|Writing and Analyzing Arguments|
|Writing in All Your Courses|
|Research/ Sources/ Documentation|
|The Research Process: a Conversation with Sources|
|Searching for Sources|
|How to Evaluate Sources|
|How to Avoid Plagiarizing|
|How to Use, Integrate, and Document Sources|
|Citing Sources in Your Paper, MLA Style|
|MLA List of Works Cited|
|Sample Paper 3: a Student's Research Paper, MLA Style|
|APA, CSE, and Chicago Documentation|
|Citing Sources in Your Paper, APA Style|
|APA List of References|
|Sample Paper 4: a Student's Research Paper, APA Style|
|CSE Style of Documentation|
|Sample Paper 5: Excerpt from a Student's Research Paper, CSE Style|
|Chicago Manual of Style: Endnotes, Footnotes, and Bibliography|
|Sample Paper 6: Excerpt from a Student's Research Paper, Chicago Style|
|Design, Media, and Presentation|
|Online Communication Forums|
|Web Site Design|
|Portfolios: Hard copy and Electronic|
|Flyers, Brochures, and Newsletters|
|R?sum?s and Letters of Application|
|Business Letters and Memos|
|Oral and Multimedia Presentations|
|The Five C's of Clear 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|
|Revising for Style|
|Common Sentence Problems|
|Troublespots and Terms|
|Fixing a Sentence Fragment|
|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|
|Writing Across Cultures|
|Diversity and Edited American English: Challenges for Multilingual Writers|
|Nouns and Articles|
|Verbs and Verb Forms|
|Sentence Structure and Word Order|
|Prepositions and Idioms|
|Language Learners' FAQs|
|Glossaries and Index|
|Words to Watch For: Glossary of Usage|
|Glossary of Grammatical Terms|
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