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    The curious researcher : a guide to writing research papers / Bruce Ballenger.
    by Ballenger, Bruce P.
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    New York : Pearson Longman, 2007.
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    0321366492
    9780321366498
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    xxxiii, 375 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
    Edition: 
    5th ed.
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    Ch.1. The first week: The importance of getting curious ; Developing a working knowledge ; Narrowing the subject ; Possible purposes for a research assignment ; Reading for research -- Ch.2. The second week: Developing a research strategy ; Search languages: words that open doors ; Developing deep knowledge ; Library research techniques ; Internet research techniques ; Living sources: interviewing and surveys ; Ch.3. The third week: Writing in the middle ; Notetaking techniques ; Other notetaking techniques ; Digging deeper for information: advanced searching techniques -- Ch.5. The fifth week: Revising for purpose ; Revising for information ; Revising for language ; Preparing the final manuscipt ; Looking back and moving on ; App.A. Guide to MLA style : Pt.1. Citing sources in your essay ; Pt.2. Format ; Pt.3. Preparing the "Works Cited" page ; Pt.4. Student essay in MLA style -- App.B. Guide to APA style: Pt.1. How the essay should look ; Pt.2. Citing sources in your essay ; Pt.3. Preparing the "References" list ; Pt.4. Sample paper in APA style -- App.C. Tips for researching and writing papers on literary topics: Mine the primary source ; Search strategies ; Sample essay: personal response -- Sample critical essay: formal response.
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