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Simon & Schuster Quick Access: Reference for Writers,9780130225627

Simon & Schuster Quick Access: Reference for Writers

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Edition:
3rd
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9780130225627

ISBN10:
0130225622
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

This brief tabbed handbook reference includes clear, easy-to-understand coverage of grammar and punctuation. Expanded web coverage. Online supplements for document/web design, public writing, WAC and oral presentation.

Table of Contents

THINKING AND READING REFLECTIVELY
Thinking Reflectively
1(1)
Reading Reflectively
2(6)
Reasoning
8(6)
Distinguishing Between Synthesis and Summary
14(3)
WRITING PROCESS
Getting Started
17(8)
Drafting
25(2)
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
27(6)
Composing Paragraphs
33(11)
Arranging Essays
44(7)
SENTENCES
Conciseness
51(4)
Coordination and Subordination
55(4)
Sentence Style
59(4)
Sentence Fragments
63(3)
Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences
66(4)
Problems with Sentence Shifts
70(6)
Problems with Misplaced Modifiers
76(3)
WORDS
Usage Glossary
79(16)
Word Meanings and Word Impact
95(6)
Gender-Neutral Language
101(2)
Spelling
103(10)
RESEARCH
Starting a Research Project
113(3)
Finding and Evaluating Traditional and Online Sources
116(8)
Extracting Information from Sources
124(2)
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
126(9)
Drafting and Revising a Research Paper
135(3)
MLA DOCUMENTATION
MLA In-Text Citations and Works Cited List Directories start on the back of the divider.
MLA In-Text Citations
138(7)
MLA Works Cited List
145(23)
A Student's MLA Research Paper
168(16)
APA, CM, CBE DOCUMENTATION
APA In-Text Citations and References List Directories start on the back of the divider.
APA In-Text Citations
184(8)
APA References List
192(15)
A Student's APA Research Paper
207(11)
CM-Style Documentation
218(12)
CBE-Style Documentation
230(9)
DOCUMENT DESIGN
Principles of Document Design
239(1)
Producing Effective Documents
240(5)
Design of Academic and Business Documents
245(10)
Online Documents
255(4)
GRAMMAR BASICS
Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences
259(15)
Verbs
274(11)
Subject-Verb Agreement
285(6)
Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, Case
291(10)
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
301(7)
TIPS FOR MULTILINGUAL WRITERS
Message from Lynn Quitman Troyka to Multilingual Writers
307(1)
Singulars and Plurals
308(4)
Articles
312(3)
Word Order
315(3)
Prepositions
318(3)
Gerunds and Infinitives
321(4)
Modal Auxiliary Verbs
325(5)
PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS
Commas
330(12)
Semicolons
342(2)
Colons
344(2)
Apostrophes
346(3)
Quotation Marks
349(4)
End Punctuation
353(2)
Other Punctuation Marks
355(7)
Hyphens
362(3)
Capitals
365(5)
Italics (Underlining)
370(3)
Abbreviations
373(3)
Numbers
376
TERMS GLOSSARY AND INDEX
Terms Glossary
379
Index
399


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