The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation
Fifth Edition   ©2011

The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation

Andrea A. Lunsford (Stanford University) , Marcia F. Muth (University of Colorado at Denver)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-66192-4; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-66192-2; Format: Spiral Bound, 304 pages

1 Preparing for a Research Project    
Narrowing a Topic    
Determining What You Know   
Preliminary Research Plan    
 
2 Conducting Research     
Kinds of Sources     
Using the Library to Get Started     
Finding Library Resources     
Internet Research     
 
3 Evaluating Sources and Taking Notes     
Your Working Bibliography     
Evaluating Usefulness and Credibility     
Critical Reading and Interpretation     
Synthesizing Sources     
Notes and Annotations     
 
4 Acknowledging Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism     
Which Sources to Acknowledge    
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism     
 
5 Research in the Humanities     
Resources in the Humanities     
MLA Style     
A Student Research Essay, MLA Style     
Chicago Style     
A Student Research Essay, Chicago Style      
 
6 Research in the Social Sciences     
Resources in the Social Sciences     
APA Style     
A Student Research-Based Essay, APA Style      
 
7 Research in the Natural and Physical Sciences and in Mathematics     
Resources in the Natural and Physical Sciences and in Mathematics     
CSE Style    
A Student Paper, CSE Style     
 
8 Research in the Applied Sciences     
Resources in the Applied Sciences     
AIP Style