Table of Contents
The Research Process.
R-1 Choosing a Topic.
R-2 Researching a Topic.
R-3 Preparing a Bibliography and a Preliminary Thesis.
R-4 Working with Sources and Preparing to Write.
Citing Sources and Academic Honesty.
C-1 Documentation Systems.
C-2 In-Text Citations.
C-3 Avoiding Plagiarism.
C-4 Practice in Recognizing Plagiarism.
C-5 Additional Practice in Recognizing Plagiarism.
S-1 When to Summarize.
S-2 Documenting Summaries.
S-3 Practice in Summarizing.
S-4 Practice in Documenting Summaries.
S-5 Practice in Writing and Documenting Summaries.
P-1 When to Paraphrase.
P-2 Documenting Paraphrases and Using Lead-Ins.
P-3 Practice in Paraphrasing.
P-4 Practice in Documenting Paraphrases.
P-5 Practice in Writing and Documenting Paraphrases.
P-6 Additional Practice in Writing and Documenting Paraphrases.
Q-1 When to Use Direct Quotations.
Q-2 Documenting and Integrating Direct Quotations.
Q-3 Rules for Punctuating Quotations.
Q-4 Practice in Punctuating Quotations.
Q-5 Additional Practice in Punctuating Quotations.
Q-6 Practice in Creating Lead-Ins for Quotations.
Q-7 Practice in Integrating, Punctuating, and Documenting Quotations.
Q-8 Additional Practice in Integrating, Punctuating, and Documenting Quotations.
Works Cited and References.
W-1 MLA and APA.
W-2 General Guidelines.
W-3 Citing Electronic Information.
W-4 Sample Works Cited and References with Exercises.
W-5 Arranging a Works Cited or Reference List with Electronic Sources.
W-6 Arranging a Works Cited or Reference List with Print and Electronic Sources.
Sample Student Research Papers.
SP-1 Sample Outline for Student Research Paper.
SP-2 Sample Student Research Paper in MLA Format.
SP-3 Excerpt of Student Research Paper in APA Format
Writing with Precision.
WP-1 Elements of the Essay.
WP-2 Basic Sentence Structure.
WP-3 Major Usage Errors.
Sample APA Entries.
Sample APA Entries for Electronic Sources.
Sample MLA Entries.
Sample MLA Entries for Electronic Sources.
Index Inside back cover.