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Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers
Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers

Schaum's Quick Guide to Writing Great Research Papers, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 0071488480 | ISBN13: 9780071488488
By Laurie Rozakis
© 2008

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Schaum's is here--to help you write great research papers

The experts at Schaum's are at your service-ready to help you with concise, complete, step-by-step instructions that will make writing research papers a breeze, not a burden. The clear, concise guidelines and in-depth instruction in this book will show you how to write high-quality research papers that will help you succeed academically and in the professional world. You'll quickly learn how to:

  • Select and narrow your topic
  • Evaluate and present evidence persuasively
  • Avoid plagiarism and other novice mistakes
  • Learn from examples, sample papers, and model documentation


Chapter 1: What Is a Research Paper
Chapter 2: How Do I Choose a Subject for My Research Paper
Chapter 3: How Do I Narrow My Subject into a Research Topic (and why)
Chapter 4: How Do I Write a Thesis Statement


Chapter 5: How Can I Find the Information I Need
Chapter 6: How Do I Use Online Sources
Chapter 7: How Do I Use Books for My Research Paper
Chapter 8: What Other Sources Can I Use for My Research Paper
Chapter 9: How Do I Track My Research
Chapter 10: How Do I Evaluate Sources
Chapter 11: How Do I Take Notes on My Sources


Chapter 12: How Do I Outline--and Why
Chapter 13: What Writing Style Do I Use
Chapter 14: How Do I Use My Source Material
Chapter 15: What is Plagiarism--and How Do I Avoid It
Chapter 16: How Do I Use MLA Internal Documentation
Chapter 17: How Do I Use Footnotes and Endnotes
Chapter 18: How Do I Create a Works Cited Page
Chapter 19: How Do I Present My Research Paper


Chapter 20: How Do I Revise, Edit, and Proofread

About the Author

Laurie Rozakis

Laurie Rozakis, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of English/Humanities at the State University of New York.

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