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Author Turabian, Kate L.

Title A manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations / Kate L. Turabian.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Offsite Storage  LB2369 .T87 1996    Available  ---
 Talbott: Offsite Storage  LB2369 .T87 1996 c.2  Available  ---
Edition 6th ed. / rev. by John Grossman and Alice Bennett.
Description ix, 308 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm.
Series Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-286) and index.
Contents Parts of the paper -- Abbreviations and numbers -- Spelling and punctuation -- Capitalization, italics, and quotations marks -- Quotations -- Tables -- Illustrations -- Notes -- Bibliographies -- Parenthetical references and reference lists -- Comparing the two documentation systems -- Public documents -- Preparing the manuscript -- Format and sample layouts.
Summary "For nearly sixty years Kate L. Turabian's Manual for writers has offered comprehensive and detailed guidance to writers of research papers--term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of The Chicago manual of style have revised Turabian's Manual to bring the details of style into conformity with the fourteenth edition of the Chicago manual. This new edition of 'Turabian' reflects the way students work today, taking into account the role of personal computers in the preparation and presentation of their papers. This new edition includes information on the components of a long formal paper; the mechanics of writing style, from abbreviations to quotations; how to prepare and refer to tables and illustrations; the most commonly used systems of citation, including how to cite electronic documents; manuscript preparation and hints on word processing software; formatting some of the complex features found in many research papers, including over two dozen sample pages"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Dissertations, academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing.
Dissertations, Academic.
Report writing.
Indexed Term Dissertations, Academic
Report writing
Genre/Form Reference works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Reference works.
Student Collection.
Added Author Grossman, John, 1924-
Bennett, Alice, 1938-
ISBN 0226816265 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226816265 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226816273 (paper : alk. paper)
9780226816272 (paper : alk. paper)