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The craft of research / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, William T. FitzGerald.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextSeries: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishingPublisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xvi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9780226239736
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 001.42 BO. C 2016 23
LOC classification:
  • Q180.55.M4 B66 2016
Contents:
I. Research, researchers, and readers -- Prologue : becoming a researcher -- Thinking in print : the uses of research, public and private -- Connecting with your reader : creating a role for yourself and your readers -- II. Asking questions, finding answers -- Prologue : planning your project -- an overview -- From topics to questions -- From questions to a problem -- From problems to sources -- Engaging sources -- III. Making an argument -- Prologue : assembling a research argument -- Making good arguments : an overview -- Making claims -- Assembling reasons and evidence -- Acknowledgments and responses -- Warrants -- IV. Writing your argument -- Prologue : planning again -- Planning and drafting -- Organizing your argument -- Incorporating sources -- Communicating evidence visually -- Introductions and conclusions -- Revising style : telling your story clearly -- V. Some last considerations -- The ethics of research -- A postscript for teachers.
Summary: This guide to research at all levels includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task - planning and drafting a paper. The authors have also updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy and less reliable sources.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

I. Research, researchers, and readers -- Prologue : becoming a researcher -- Thinking in print : the uses of research, public and private -- Connecting with your reader : creating a role for yourself and your readers -- II. Asking questions, finding answers -- Prologue : planning your project -- an overview -- From topics to questions -- From questions to a problem -- From problems to sources -- Engaging sources -- III. Making an argument -- Prologue : assembling a research argument -- Making good arguments : an overview -- Making claims -- Assembling reasons and evidence -- Acknowledgments and responses -- Warrants -- IV. Writing your argument -- Prologue : planning again -- Planning and drafting -- Organizing your argument -- Incorporating sources -- Communicating evidence visually -- Introductions and conclusions -- Revising style : telling your story clearly -- V. Some last considerations -- The ethics of research -- A postscript for teachers.

This guide to research at all levels includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task - planning and drafting a paper. The authors have also updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy and less reliable sources.

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