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    A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
    by Turabian, Kate L., author.
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    Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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    9780226816388 (paperback : alkaline paper)
    0226816389 (paperback : alkaline paper)
    9780226816371 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    0226816370 (cloth : alkaline paper)
    9780226816395 (electronic book)
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    xv, 448 pages : illustrations
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    Eighth edition.
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    Part I. Research and writing : from planning to production / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams : -- 1. What research is and how researchers think about it -- 2. Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis -- 3. Finding useful sources -- 4. Engaging sources -- 5. Planning your argument -- 6. Planning a first draft -- 7. Drafting your report -- 8. Presenting evidence in tables and figures -- 9. Revising your draft -- 10. Writing your final introduction and conclusion -- 11. Revising sentences -- 12. Learning from your returned paper -- 13. Presenting research in alternative forums -- 14. On the spirit of research --
    Part II. Source citation : -- 15. General introduction to citation practices -- 16. Notes-bibliography style: the basic form -- 17. Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources -- 18. Author-date style : the basic form -- 19. Author-date style : citing specific types of sources --
    Part III. Style : -- 20. Spelling -- 21. Punctuation -- 22. Names, special terms, and titles of works -- 23. Numbers -- 24. Abbreviations -- 25. Quotations -- 26. Tables and figures -- Appendix: Paper format and submission.
    Summary: 
    A little 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. Her Manual for Writers continues 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 Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today’s writers and researchers.
    The Manual retains 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. (Publisher)
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    "Portions of this book have been adapted from The Craft of Research, 3rd edition, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams, ©1995, 2003, 2008 by The University of Chicago; and The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition, ©2010 by The University of Chicago"--title page verso.
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    Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
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