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Style Manual for Communication Studies

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3rd
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9780073385051

ISBN10:
0073385050
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/11/2008
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This brief, spiral-bound style manual is designed to help reduce the number of errors made by students in their formal academic writing. The manual is an inexpensive supplement to whatever text is in use for a course. It contains condensed versions of the two most commonly used writing styles (MLA and APA) and several full text examples written by undergraduate and graduate students. The conventions have been condensed to include only those most commonly needed so that students will find this style guide more accessible and less intimidating.

Table of Contents

Locating Sources of Communication Research Scholarly
Journals in Communication Using Indexes to Locate Sources in Communication Searching
Surfing, and Browsing: Using Online Resources
A Representative List of Scholarly Communication Journals
Choosing Supporting Material Wisely
The Ethical and Pragmatic Necessity of Source Evaluation Five General Guidelines for Evaluating Sources
Is the Supporting Material Clear? Is the Supporting Material Verifiable?
Is the Source of the Supporting Material Competent?
Is the Source of the Supporting Material Objective?
Is the Supporting Material Relevant?
Applying Evaluation Guidelines to Internet Sources Final Thoughts on Using Supporting Material Wisely
Specialized Writing Assignments Composing a Speech Outline
Citing Sources Preparing the Outline Composing an Annotated Bibliography Citing Sources
The Abstract Sample Brief Abstract Entry Composing a Research Critique Citing Sources
The Critique Composing a Review of Literature Composing a Research Report
A Condensed MLA Style Guide
Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing
Paper Margins Line Spacing Title Page Pagination Citing Sources in the Text of Your
Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to MLA
Works Cited Entries Sample MLA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors
An Edition Other than the First A Work in a Book
A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two or Three Authors Article with Four or More Authors
Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed
Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscripts
Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Papers Presented at a Professional Meeting Personal Interviews Class Lectures Two or More Lectures by the Same Speaker
Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Sources Electronic Collection Discussion List Electronic Mail (E-Mail) Article in an Online Publication Online
Book Home Page in Support of a Course Home Page in Support of an Academic Department Preparing the List of Works Cited
A Condensed APA Style Guide Formatting the Text of Your Paper Typing Paper Margins Line
Spacing Title Page Pagination Binding Abstracts Citing Sources in the Text of Your Paper Citing Sources Obtained Electronically Primary versus Secondary Source Material
Citing a Secondary Source in Your Manuscript Index to APA Reference Entries Sample APA Entries Books Book with One Author Book with Two Authors Book with Three Authors Two or More Books by the Same Author Book with an Editor Book with Two Editors An Edition Other than the
First A Work in a Book A Translation Articles Article with One Author Article with Two Authors Article with Three or More Authors Article in a Monthly or Bimonthly Periodical 54 Article in a Weekly or Biweekly Periodical Newspapers Signed
Article from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Article from a Daily Newspaper Signed Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Unsigned Editorial from a Daily Newspaper Manuscript Unpublished Manuscript Unpublished Paper Presented at a Meeting
Personal Communication Lecture Film Television Program Radio Broadcast Encyclopedia or Dictionary Electronic Sources Internet Article Based on a Print Source
Article in an Internet-Only Journal or Periodical Multipage Document Created by Private Organization, No Date Stand-Alone Document, No Author Identified
No Date E-Mail Electronic Copy of an Article or Abstract Retrieved from a Database Online Discussion Groups, and Electronic Mailing Lists Preparing the List of References
Model Paper Following APA Guidelines
Model Annotated Bibliography in APA Style
Model Journal Critique in APA Style
Model Research Report in APA Style
Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following APA Guidelines
Model Paper Following MLA Guidelines
Model Speaking Preparation Outline Following MLA Guidelines
Student Exercises
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