RESEARCH PAPER HANDBOOK
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By James D. Lester. Complete with examples, models, and exercises, this easy-to-use guide leads students through the steps of completing a polished research paper. The book covers topic selection; data gathering (including tips on using the Internet, network databases, and electronic catalogs as search tools); taking notes and outlining; writing the introduction, body, and conclusion with appropriate style; doing a correct bibliography; and preparing the final paper. In addition, the book presents tips on mechanics, shows how to avoid plagiarism, and explains APA and MLA styles. Grades 6–12. Index. Appendix. Good Year. 220 pages. Fourth Edition. ©2018.