9780312247539

Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age

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  • ISBN13:

    9780312247539

  • ISBN10:

    0312247532

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Bedford/st Martins

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1(1)
PART I. Research Questions and Search Strategies 2(6)
Posing a research question
2(3)
Choosing a narrow question
3(1)
Choosing a challenging question
3(1)
Choosing a grounded question
4(1)
Mapping out a search strategy
5(3)
Appropriate resources
5(2)
Order of search
7(1)
PART II. The Library and the Internet 8(18)
Researching in the library
8(5)
General and specialized reference works
8(1)
Books
9(2)
Periodicals
11(2)
Other library resources
13(1)
Researching on the Internet
13(8)
Search engines
13(6)
Other online resources
19(1)
Online communications
20(1)
Evaluating library and Internet sources
21(5)
Previewing sources
21(2)
Reading with a critical eye
23(3)
PART III. Specialized Library and Internet Resources 26(73)
Researching in the humanities
26(22)
General resources in the humanities
27(1)
Art and architecture
28(4)
Classics
32(2)
Literature and linguistics
34(4)
Music
38(1)
Philosophy
39(2)
Theater, dance, and film
41(7)
Researching in history
48(11)
General resources in history
49(1)
World history
50(3)
American history
53(2)
Primary sources
55(4)
Researching in the social sciences
59(24)
General resources in the social sciences
60(2)
Anthropology
62(2)
Communications
64(2)
Economics
66(2)
Ethnic studies
68(4)
Geography
72(1)
Political science
73(4)
Psychology
77(2)
Sociology
79(1)
Women's studies
80(3)
Researching in the sciences
83(16)
General resources in the sciences
84(1)
Biology
85(3)
Chemistry
88(2)
Environmental sciences
90(2)
Geology
92(2)
Mathematics
94(2)
Physics and astronomy
96(3)
PART IV. Documentation styles 99(101)
MLA style: English and other humanities
99(43)
MLA in-text citations
99(7)
MLA list of works cited
106(21)
MLA information notes
127(1)
MLA manuscript format
128(2)
Sample paper: MLA style
130(12)
APA style: The social sciences
142(25)
APA in-text citations
142(4)
APA references (bibliographic entries)
146(9)
APA manuscript format
155(2)
Sample paper: APA style
157(10)
Chicago style: History
167(17)
Chicago-style footnotes or endonotes
167(1)
Chicago-style bibliography
168(1)
Model notes and bibliographic entries
169(8)
Chicago-style manuscript format
177(2)
Sample pages: Chicago style
179(5)
CBE style: Biology and other sciences
184(13)
CBE number system
184(1)
CBE reference list
185(6)
CBE manuscript format
191(2)
Sample pages: CBE style
193(4)
List of style manuals
197(3)
PART V. Glossary of Library and Internet Terms 200

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