The craft of research /
By: Booth, Wayne C
Title By: Colomb, Gregory G | Williams, Joseph MMaterial type: BookSeries: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xvii, 317 p. : ill ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780226065656 (trade : alk. paper); 0226065650 (trade : alk. paper); 9780226065663 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226065669 (pbk. : alk. paper)Program: TBS903 HDR972 ISIT940Subject(s): Research -- Methodology | Technical writing | Research -- Methodology | Technical writingDDC classification: 001.4/2 Online resources: Ebook | Location Map
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-311) and index.
Research, researchers, and readers -- Prologue : becoming a researcher -- Thinking in print : uses of research, public and private -- Connecting with your reader : (re-)creating yourself and your readers -- Asking questions, finding answers -- Prologue : planning your project : an overview -- From topics to questions -- From questions to a problem -- From problems to sources -- Engaging sources -- Making a claim and supporting it -- Prologue : assembling a research argument -- Making good arguments : an overview -- Making claims -- Assembling reasons and evidence -- Acknowledgments and responses -- Warrants -- Planning, drafting, and revising --Prologue : planning again -- Planning -- Drafting your report-- Revising your organization and argument -- Communicating evidence visually -- Introductions and conclusions -- Revising style : telling your story clearly -- Some last considerations.
Presents research skills that may be used in all fields of study, including how to choose a topic, generate research questions, find sources for gathering evidence, argue effectively, and write and revise a paper.
TBS903 HDR972 ISIT940