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Online version of the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style at your fingertips. Writers resource for questions on everything from punctuation, capitalization, and plurals, to building reference lists and proper citation formatting. The citation chapters reflect the universe of electronic sources--including social media posts and comments, private messages, and app content--and also offer updated guidelines on such issues as DOIs, time stamps, and e-book locators. Also available in print.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Publication Date: 2013-04-03
Alittle more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. HerManual for Writerscontinues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition,A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertationshas been fully revised to meet the needs of today’s writers and researchers. TheManualretains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition ofThe Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available,A Manual for Writersremains the essential resource for students and their teachers.
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