General Academic Skills
An amusing and informative book about proper punctuation use; includes interesting historical facts re the origins of punctuation marks.
How to Read a Book, originally published in 1940, has become a rare phenomenon, a living classic. It is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader. And now it has been completely rewritten and updated.
How to Study has gained immense popularity among students of all ages for one simple reason: It works. Now updated and expanded for the information age, this "A-plus" read includes how to create a work environment, excel in class, use the library, do research online, and much more.
Describes the steps in writing a term paper, including choosing a topic, doing research, writing an outline, taking notes, doing a rough draft, and editing the final paper.
We all know that many students entering college today do not have the reading skills needed to do effective work in their courses. A related problem, apparent even in class discussions, is that students often lack the skills required to think in a clear and logical way. The purpose of Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.
The book can serve as a comprehensive introduction to nine genres of writing. It prepares the students for the kinds of writing specific to academic discourse It has examples for specific kind of writing which helps you to write your own essays.
This author provides practical advice on how to write up research results gleaned from qualitative studies.
Bibliography and Citation Guides
The most accurate and complete instructions on MLA style for high school and undergraduate students. The publisher of this book donated a digital copy to Bookshare.org.
A complete, up-to-date guide for writing scholarly texts, documenting research sources, submitting manuscripts to publishers, and dealing with legal issues surrounding publication.
The style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, this updated "Publication Manual" provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias.
In the 1890s, a proofreader at the University of Chicago Press prepared a single sheet of typographic fundamentals intended as a guide for the University community.
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