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A manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations / [electronic resource] Kate L. Turabian.

By: Turabian, Kate L.
Contributor(s): Grossman, John, 1924- | Bennett, Alice, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing. Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1996Edition: 6th ed. / rev. by John Grossman and Alice Bennett.Description: ix, 308 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0226816265 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226816265 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226816273 (paper : alk. paper); 9780226816272 (paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Tezler, Akademik -- Elkitaplar, el isleri, vb | Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Akademik yaz -- Elkitaplar, el isleri, vb | Yaz -- Elkitaplar | Tezler, Akademik -- Elkitaplar | Thèses et écrits académiques | Rapports -- Rédaction | Schrijfvaardigheid | Wetenschappelijke teksten | Report writing | Writing -- Handbooks | Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks | Wissenschaftliches ManuskriptAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations.DDC classification: 808/.02 Other classification: 02.13 | AK 39580 | WIS 510f Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | Free eBook from the Internet Archive
Contents:
Parts of the paper -- Abbreviations and numbers -- Spelling -- Capitalization, italics, and quotations marks -- Quotations -- Tables -- Illustrations -- Notes -- Bibliographies -- Parenthetical references and reference lists -- Comparing the two documentation systems -- Public documents -- Preparing the manuscript -- Format and sample layouts.
Summary: For nearly sixty years Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers has offered comprehensive and detailed guidance to writers of research papers - term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of The Chicago Manual of Style have revised Turabian's Manual to bring the details of style into conformity with the fourteenth edition of the Chicago Manual. This new edition of "Turabian" reflects the way students work today, taking into account the role of personal computers in the preparation and presentation of their papers. This new edition includes information on the components of a long formal paper; the mechanics of writing style, from abbreviations to quotations; how to prepare and refer to tables and illustrations; the most commonly used systems of citation, including how to cite electronic documents; manuscript preparation and hints on word processing software; and formatting some of the complex features found in many research papers, including over two dozen sample pages.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-286) and index.

ch. 1. Parts of the paper -- ch. 2. Abbreviations and numbers -- ch. 3. Spelling -- ch. 4. Capitalization, italics, and quotations marks -- ch. 5. Quotations -- ch. 6. Tables -- ch. 7. Illustrations -- ch. 8. Notes -- ch. 9. Bibliographies -- ch. 10. Parenthetical references and reference lists -- ch. 11. Comparing the two documentation systems -- ch. 12. Public documents -- ch. 13. Preparing the manuscript -- ch. 14. Format and sample layouts.

For nearly sixty years Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers has offered comprehensive and detailed guidance to writers of research papers - term papers, theses, and dissertations. Now the editors of The Chicago Manual of Style have revised Turabian's Manual to bring the details of style into conformity with the fourteenth edition of the Chicago Manual. This new edition of "Turabian" reflects the way students work today, taking into account the role of personal computers in the preparation and presentation of their papers. This new edition includes information on the components of a long formal paper; the mechanics of writing style, from abbreviations to quotations; how to prepare and refer to tables and illustrations; the most commonly used systems of citation, including how to cite electronic documents; manuscript preparation and hints on word processing software; and formatting some of the complex features found in many research papers, including over two dozen sample pages.

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