Research Papers For Dummies
Part I: Figuring Out What You Are Writing and How to Write It.
Chapter 1: Running a Marathon in Sandals, or Writing a Research Paper.
Chapter 2: Getting on the Right Track: Tips for Saving Time and Effort.
Chapter 3: What Am I Writing About?
Part II: Finding Everything about Anything: Research.
Chapter 4: Casting a Wide Net: Choosing Sources for Your Paper.
Chapter 5: Surfing Safari: Researching Online.
Chapter 6: Working from Traditional Sources.
Chapter 7: Real Live People: Interviewing Techniques.
Part III: Collecting Pearls of Wisdom: How to Take Notes.
Chapter 8: One Size Does Not Fit All: Note-Taking Methods.
Chapter 9: Note Taking: What to Write, What to Skip.
Chapter 10: Staying on the Right Side of the Law.
Part IV: More Than Sharpening Pencils: Preparing to Write.
Chapter 11: Forming a Thesis Statement.
Chapter 12: Choosing a Structure for Your Paper.
Chapter 13: Organizing the Information: Subtopics.
Chapter 14: The Battle Plan: Constructing an Outline.
Part V: Turn on the Computer, Fill the Fountain Pen: It's Time to Write.
Chapter 15: Allow Me to Introduce Myself: Writing an Effective Introduction.
Chapter 16: The Body of Evidence.
Chapter 17: And in Conclusion.
Chapter 18: The Picky Stuff: Citing Sources.
Chapter 19: It's a Breeze: The Final Draft.
Chapter 20: Solving Special Problems.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: The Ten Best Ways to Start Electronic Research.
Chapter 22: The Ten Best Ways to Start Traditional Research.
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