Form And Style (with 2009 Mla Update Card) by Carole SladeForm And Style (with 2009 Mla Update Card) by Carole Slade

Form And Style (with 2009 Mla Update Card)

byCarole Slade, Robert Perrin

Spiral Bound | May 27, 2009

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This classic introductory text is renowned for its solid guidance in the writing, documenting, and formatting of research papers, reports, theses, and dissertations. Form and Style's comprehensive coverage of the research process ranges from choosing a topic and preparing a draft to documenting sources and creating a bibliography. The text provides models and explanations of four documentation styles: Chicago Manual of Style (CMS), Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychological Association (APA), and Columbia Guide to Online Style (CGOS). Students receive the most up-to-date information on MLA documentation with the enclosed tri-fold card providing NEW 2009 MLA Handbook formats.
Robert Perrin (Ph.D., University of Illinois -- Champaign/Urbana) is Chairperson of the Department of English at Indiana State University; he previously served as Director of Writing Programs for 17 years. He has won the university's Caleb Mills Award for distinguished teaching and the Theodore Dreiser Award for distinguished research,...
Title:Form And Style (with 2009 Mla Update Card)Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:304 pages, 10.8 × 8.6 × 0.5 inPublished:May 27, 2009Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0495899585

ISBN - 13:9780495899587


Table of Contents

I. The Processes of Research and Writing1. Writing Research PapersChoosing a TopicCollecting InformationOutlining the PaperWriting the PaperElements of Research Papers: Sample Pages2. Theses and DissertationsThe Preliminaries (Front Matter)The Text (Body) of the PaperReference Materials (Back Matter, or End Matter)Elements of Theses and Dissertations: Sample Pages3. QuotationsIndirect Quotation (Summary and Paraphrase)Direct Quotation4. Style and MechanicsStyleMechanicsEditing and Proofreading5. Figures and TablesFiguresTablesTables and Figures: Sample Pages6. The Finished CopyThe Final DraftEquipment and SuppliesPrinting Your PaperII. Systems of DocumentationGeneral Information on DocumentationPurposes of Notes and Parenthetical ReferencesThe List of Sources7. Chicago Manual StyleFootnotes and EndnotesBibliographiesExamples of Footnote and Endnote Forms and Bibliography Forms8. Modern Language Association StyleContent of Parenthetical CitationsPlacement and Punctuation of Parenthetical DocumentationThe List of Works CitedWorks Cited FormsMLA-Style Shortened Forms of Publishers' Names and ImprintsSample Pages9. American Psychological Association StyleParenthetical Reference Citations in TextReference FormsThe List of ReferencesSample PagesAppendix A: Legal CitationAppendix B: Abbreviation of State NamesGlossaryIndex