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1 online resource (173 p.)
xii, 96 ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • The thesis paper vs. the research paper
  • The library search
  • The working bibliography
  • Note taking
  • Writing the paper
  • The format of the thesis paper
  • Quotations
  • Documenting sources
  • The bibliography
  • Tables, graphs, illustrations
  • The final manuscripts
  • The shorter theme
  • Appendix one: Sample research paper, University of Chicago style
  • Sample research paper, MLA style
  • Appendix two: Sample table of contents
  • Sample lists of tables
  • Appendix three: Abbreviations and symbols used in footnotes and bibliographies.
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
156 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xv, 448 pages ; 23 cm
A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her "Manual for Writers" continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, "A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations" has been fully revised to meet the needs of today's writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. It offers authoritative guidance on all matters of style, updated to reflect "The Chicago Manual of Style", sixteenth edition. It contains thorough coverage of scholarly citation: standard practices, an expanded array of digital sources, and hundreds of new examples. It includes comprehensive guidelines - vetted by dissertation officials nation-wide - for formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of "The Chicago Manual of Style". With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, "A Manual for Writers" remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226816371 20160610
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Marine Biology Library (Miller), Music Library, Science Library (Li and Ma)
1 online resource.
  • Descripción y tipología de trabajos de grado
  • Empezar con pie firme
  • En qué consiste la investigación científica
  • Cómo obtener y manejar la información
  • Cómo redactar el trabajo de grado
  • Estructura de los trabajos de grado
  • Cómo sustentar el trabajo de grado.
1 online resource.
  • De la maestría al doctorado: el rito de paso
  • La tesis: entre razón y pasión
  • De la problemática al problema de investigación
  • El marco teórico: discurso, concepción, retórica y constitución
  • Enfoque general de la metodología de investigación
  • La escritura de la tesis
  • La divulgación de la investigación
  • Guías de trabajo para la elaboración, redacción y divulgación de la tesis de maestría y de doctorado.
xiv, 281 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
High school, two-year college, and university students all need to know how to write a well-reasoned, coherent research paper - and for decades, Kate L. Turabian's "Student's Guide to Writing College Papers" has helped them develop this critical skill. Now the team behind Chicago's respected The Craft of Research has renewed this classic for today's generation. Designed for less-advanced writers than Turabian's "Manual for Writers", this book introduces students to the art of defining a topic, doing high-quality research, and writing an engaging college paper. Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams have organized the Student's Guide in three sections. Part 1, 'Writing Your Paper', guides students through the research process with discussions of choosing and developing a topic, validating sources, planning arguments, writing drafts, avoiding plagiarism, and presenting numerical evidence. Part 2, 'Citing Sources', explains why citation is important and includes sections on the three major styles - Chicago, MLA, and APA - all with full coverage of electronic source citation. Part 3, 'Style', covers all matters of style, from punctuation to spelling to presenting titles, names, and numbers. With the authority and clarity long associated with the name Turabian, the fourth edition of "Student's Guide" is both a solid introduction to the research process and a convenient handbook to the best practices of writing college papers. Classroom-tested and filled with relevant examples and tips, this is a reference that students, and their teachers, will turn to again and again. It offers: complete coverage of Chicago, MLA, and APA citation styles, including electronic sources; helpful tip boxes and examples throughout; and, guidelines for the presentation of quantitative data.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226816319 20160604
Education Library (Cubberley)
xi, 339 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Preface About the Authors 1. The Nature of Theses and Dissertations Stage I. Preparing the Way 2. Sources of Guidance 3. Searching the Literature Stage II. Choosing and Defining Research Topics 4. Sources and Types of Research Problems 5. Building and Adapting Theories 6. Stating the Problem and Its Rationale Stage III-A. Collecting Information 7. Types of Research Methods and Sources of Information 8. Data Collection Techniques and Instruments 9. Things That Go Wrong Stage III-B. Organizing Information 10. Classification Patterns 11. Summarizing Information Verbally, Numerically, Graphically Stage IV. Interpreting the Results 12. Modes of Interpretation Stage V. Presenting the Finished Product 13. Writing the Final Version 14. Mounting a Persuasive Defense 15. Reaching a Wider Audience Appendix: Outline of a Dissertation Proposal References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412951166 20160528
A thoroughly revised and updated classic. This step-by-step guide takes masters and doctoral students through the five stages of writing a thesis or dissertation: preparing the way, choosing and defining research topics, collecting and organizing information, interpreting the results, presenting the finished product. The authors have successfully led hundreds of graduate students through the masters theses and disseration process. This comprehensive guidebook includes helpful checklists, multiple examples, and practical strategies. It covers both qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412951166 20160528
Education Library (Cubberley)
xviii, 466 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Dewey, Bellow, Strauss, Friedman - the University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian. The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate L. Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her "Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations", created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in 1937. Now, with this seventh edition, "Turabian's Manual" has undergone its most extensive revision, ensuring that it will remain the most valuable handbook for writers at every level - from first-year undergraduates, to dissertation writers apprehensively submitting final manuscripts, to senior scholars who may be old hands at research and writing but less familiar with new media citation styles. Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the late Wayne C. Booth - the gifted team behind "The Craft of Research" - and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource. They preserve Turabian's clear and practical advice while fully embracing the new modes of research, writing, and source citation brought about by the age of the Internet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226823362 20160528
Green Library, Art & Architecture Library (Bowes), Education Library (Cubberley), Marine Biology Library (Miller), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xii, 141 p. ; 23 cm.
How do you write a good qualitative dissertation? This book offers advice about and examples of the primary tasks and hidden complications in writing a qualitative dissertation. The long process of bringing a dissertation to completion involves making many choices - substantive, organizational, and interpersonal. This guidebook takes you through the process - from the first formulation of the topic and selection of a committee to development of an argument and, finally, preparation for the defense.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780807747605 20160528
Education Library (Cubberley)
1 online resource.
x, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction. PART I: STYLE AND METHODS. 1. The Laboratory Notebook. 2. Literature Work. 3. Getting Started: Outline and First Draft. 4. Writing Style. 5. Writing Techniques. PART II: THE COMPONENTS OF A THESIS. 6. Title, Title Page. 7. Dedication, Preface, Acknowledgements. 8. Table of Contents. 9. Abstract. 10. Introduction, Definition of the Problem. 11. Results. 12. Discussion. 13. Conclusions. 14. Experimental Section. 15. Bibliography. 16. Appendices, Miscellaneous Other Sections. PART III: SPECIAL ELEMENTS. 17. Footnotes. 18. Numbers, Quantities, Units, and Functions. 19. Mathematical Expressions and Equations. 20. Tables. 21. Figures. Solutions to the Challenges. Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527312986 20160528
Every student can benefit from extra help with matters of organization and style in the writing of term papers, theses, and dissertations as a precursor to better grades and greater respect. This handy guide from the best selling author team of "The Art of Scientific Writing" shows how to achieve maximum benefit with relatively little effort. Based on a proven concept that assumes no special talent for writing, the book will be of great value to both native and non native speakers of English. The treatment is rich in examples and challenging problems (with solutions provided in an appendix), applicable either in conjunction with a course or for self study.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783527312986 20160528
Marine Biology Library (Miller), Science Library (Li and Ma)
vi, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part 1 Selecting a topic: choosing a subject-- forming an outline. Part 2 Reviewing the literature: tools-- writing the review. Part 3 Developing your model: specifying your models-- defining the methodology. Part 4 Presenting your case: telling a story-- data-gathering. Part 5 Coming to a conclusion: the conclusion-- the dissertation process. Part 6 Final topics-- the humanities and the natural sciences-- funding.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824706050 20160528
Describes the quantitative research process--framing analytical questions, developing a comprehensive outline, providing a roadmap for the reader, and accessing indispensable computer and program tools. Supplies end-of-chapter checklists, extensive examples, and biobliographies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780824706050 20160528
Science Library (Li and Ma)
xvi, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Part I: Getting a Sense of the Terrain. 1. Comparing a Dissertation to a Long Term paper, 2. Jumping Through Hoops: Going on a Journey: Personal Metaphors for the Process, 3. The Stages in Writing a Dissertation: An Overview, 4. Pithy Insights and Suggestions for Success, Part II: Preparing for Your Study, 5. Creating Your Setting and Identifying your Dissertation Topic and Research Questions, 6. Forming Your Dissertation Committee, 7. Your Dissertation Committee: Roles and Responsibilities, 8. Creating a Professional Setting with Student Colleagues, 9. Developing a Productive Setting, Part III: Doing Your Study, 10. Writing your Dissertation Proposal While Designing Your Dissertation Research, 11. Conducting Your Study, 12. Analyzing and Interpreting Your Data, 13. Presenting Your Findings: Drafting and Revising Your Dissertation, 14. Defending Your Dissertation: Preparing For Your Orals.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780750707961 20160527
This is a practical guide for students who need help in progressing from the decision to write a dissertation to the planning, writing and defending of it. It includes samples of proposals and dissertations that have been accepted and data drawn from a number of sources, including focus groups with doctoral students and graduates and responses to an open-ended questionnaire from doctoral students. As increasing numbers of adults enroll in doctoral programmes whose earlier college lives have often not prepared them for the rules of the academic game, many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780750707961 20160527
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
iv, 43 p. ; 23 cm.
Green Library
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations.
ix, 93 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Preface-- 1. Introduction-- 2. Compilation-- 3. Front cover illustration-- 4. Title-- 5. Abstract-- 6. Quotations-- 7. Thesis at a glance-- 8. Abbreviations-- 9. List of publications-- 10. Contributors-- 11. Popularized summary-- 12. Acknowledgements-- 13. General introduction-- 14. Aims-- 15. Methods-- 16. Results-- 17. General discussion-- 18. Copyright-- 19. A dissertation worth considering-- Appendix-- Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107669048 20160610
The article-based thesis is becoming increasingly common, especially in the 'hard' sciences such as biology, medicine and technology, and is beginning to replace the traditional monograph. Format guidelines vary among universities. This is the first book to summarise the main features, showing the PhD student how to prepare a thesis in such a format. The suggestions are highly practical; both its good and bad examples from published theses support the author's wise advice on all aspects of such theses. Poor figures are not only scrutinised in detail but also redrawn for comparison. Guidance also covers the issues of reprint permissions and copyright. This informative and accessible book, from the author of How to Write and Illustrate a Scientific Paper, has been developed through the author's extensive teaching experience in scientific writing and also his experience as a journal editor. It is therefore an indispensable guide to article-based thesis success.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107669048 20160610
Marine Biology Library (Miller), Science Library (Li and Ma)
xi, 187 p. ; 24 cm.
Education Library (Cubberley), Science Library (Li and Ma)


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