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Research and Documentation in the Digital Age
Seventh Edition   ©2019

Research and Documentation in the Digital Age

Diana Hacker (late of Prince George's Community College) , Barbara Fister (Gustavus Adolphus College)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-15243-0; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-15243-7; Format: Spiral Bound, 288 pages

Part I. Getting started

Seeing the big picture
Developing a focused research question
Using references to get an overview
Developing effective search terms
Identifying and filling gaps
Accessing sources

Part II. Choosing sources
Finding sources
Evaluating sources
Knowing what sources to avoid
Tracing the influence of a source
Getting involved in scholarly conversations

Part III: Managing information
Staying organized anywhere
Using information from sources in your writing
Avoiding unintentional plagiarism
Using citation management tools

Part IV: Research and documentation in the humanities
Finding sources in the humanities
General resources
Art and architecture
Classics
Literature
Music
Philosophy
Religion
Theater, dance, and film
World languages and linguistics
Citing sources in the humanities: MLA style
MLA in-text citations
      MLA list of works cited
      MLA manuscript format
Sample MLA research paper

Part V: Research and documentation in history
Finding sources in history
General resources
World history
American history
Citing sources in history: Chicago style
Chicago documentation style
Chicago manuscript format
Sample pages from a Chicago research paper

Part VI: Research and documentation in the social sciences
Finding sources in the social sciences
General resources
Anthropology
Business and economics
Communication studies
Criminal justice
Education
Ethnic and area studies
Gender and women’s studies
Geography
Nursing and health sciences
Law
Political science
Psychology
Sociology
Citing sources in the social sciences: APA Style
APA in-text citations
      APA list of references
      APA manuscript format
Sample APA research paper

Part VII: Research and documentation in the sciences
Finding sources in the sciences
General resources
Biology
Chemistry
Computer science
Engineering
Environmental sciences
Geology
Mathematics
Physics and astronomy
Citing sources in the sciences: CSE Style
CSE documentation systems
CSE in-text citations
CSE references
      CSE manuscript format
      Sample pages from a CSE research paper

List of Style Manuals

Part VIII: Glossary of research terms