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The Research Guide for the Digital Age : A New Handbook to Research and Writing for the Serious Student :  A New Handbook to Research and Writing for the Serious Student - Francis A. Burkle-Young

The Research Guide for the Digital Age : A New Handbook to Research and Writing for the Serious Student

A New Handbook to Research and Writing for the Serious Student

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Published: May 1997
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Modern college undergraduates in America generally come to the classroom with no instruction at all in writing the traditional, lucid, formal essay. This small guide to college students will illustrate, clearly and logically, those principles of inquiry, curiosity, discovery, and enthusiasm which will vitalize their future academic careers and their lives as rational and thoughtful adults.

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Choosing Your Topic Chapter 3 Getting Started: Part One Chapter 4 Getting Started: Part Two Chapter 5 I. Dialog Chapter 6 II. Lexis/Nexis Chapter 7 III. Westlaw Chapter 8 IV. Other Large Commercial Services Chapter 9 V. RLIN (Research Libraries' Information Network) Chapter 10 VI. Melvyl Chapter 11 VII. Medline Chapter 12 VIII. The Argus Clearinghouse Chapter 13 IX. The December List Chapter 14 X. Altavista Chapter 15 XI. Yahoo Chapter 16 XII. Wilson Indexes and Abstracts Chapter 17 The Annotated Bibliography Chapter 18 Preserving Your Paper Trail Chapter 19 Finding the Right People Chapter 20 Analysis Chapter 21 Synthesis Chapter 22 Writing Chapter 23 Mining the Internet--Again Chapter 24 A Summing Up Chapter 25 Annotating Your Own Text Chapter 26 Assembling the Final Paper Chapter 27 Conclusion Chapter 28 Epilogue: Considering Publication Chapter 29 Appendices

ISBN: 9780761807797
ISBN-10: 0761807799
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: May 1997
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Type: Annotated