Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. University of Chicago Press Revision. Chicago Style for Students and Researchers 3. The University of Chicago has been the home of some of the most important thinkers of the modern age. But perhaps no name has been spoken with more respect than Turabian.
The dissertation secretary at Chicago for decades, Kate Turabian literally wrote the book on the successful completion and submission of the student paper. Her Manual for Dewey. Her Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations , created from her years of experience with research projects across all fields, has sold more than seven million copies since it was first published in Williams, and the late Wayne C.
Booth—the gifted team behind The Craft of Research —and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff combined their wide-ranging expertise to remake this classic resource.
This section has been fully revised to reflect the recommendations of the fifteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style and to present an expanded array of source types and updated examples, including guidance on citing electronic sources.
The final section of the book treats issues of style—the details that go into making a strong paper. Here writers will find advice on a wide range of topics, including punctuation, table formatting, and use of quotations. The appendix draws together everything writers need to know about formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and preparing them for submission.
This material has been thoroughly vetted by dissertation officials at colleges and universities across the country. It is tailored to a new generation of writers using tools its original author could not have imagined—while retaining the clarity and authority that generations of scholars have come to associate with the name Turabian.
Paperback , Seventh Edition , pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. An edge of your seat, nail biting thriller! Feb 26, Terri rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: As a genealogist researcher, I needed to learn how to source my research citations.
Very important if you are writing a genealogy piece! This book taught me how in a clear and uncomplicated style. It is updated and has been a classic source for many a research writer. Full of good sensible advice for the writer. I have used this book as a reference since I was an undergraduate student years ago.
It has accompanied me through a senior undergraduate thesis, a masters thesis, and innumerable class papers both great and small. I am a bit ashamed to admit, however, that this is the first time I have read the book through from cover to cover. I wish I had done so much sooner. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to improve their academic writing and research process.
Whether they are just beginning their academic career or have been at it a long time, all are sure to benefit. Apr 16, Aleisa rated it it was ok. A very useful guide to research thinking. It is equally useful to anyone seeking to write an informative and research based articles. However it is a guide, you cant just go on and read it without implementing the ideas in it.
I would probably return to it whenever I work on a paper until research methodology is ingrained as a habit. Still, locating the text online can be more relevant in cases such as Youtube video citation or blogs which are not covered in this edition.
While it seems a bit easier to hunt these instructions down online, the hardcopy is a useful tool to have in your collection. Nov 20, Kelly Belvis rated it liked it. I have written papers in 4 different styles!
As far as manuals go this one is much like all the others. Mar 12, Jewels rated it did not like it Shelves: This book was one of the required reading materials for my last history course, and I read it as I was working on my research paper. Frankly, I prefer the MLA format, and Turabian can take this pile of you-know-what and jump in a very deep lake with it. Preferably one with a sink hole. To the center of the earth.
I hope I never have to use this book again. Sep 01, Marco Bitetto rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This is a must read for anyone that wants to do research reports, thesis and dissertations. This book forms the defacto-standard that all the other writers manuals for thesis, research papers and dissertations follow. I used this throughout seminary and found it to be a very useful tool for every paper I wrote.
Wish more people would take writing this seriously. Nov 30, Melissa rated it it was amazing. This book got me through my PhD dissertation. If you need a "How To Write" this is it. It has solid examples, great trouble shooting methods.
I still have it and use it regularly. View all 9 comments. Jan 05, Matt McCullough rated it it was amazing. Read key chapters and use others as a reference, great material!! Jan 23, Monica Benavides rated it really liked it Shelves: Excellent tool for writing papers and doing research.
Yep I actually read it. In seminary I used the 6th edition which lacked the very helpful Part 1: It is really excellent and covers matters of planning, style, grammar, revisions and even strategies for productivity.
This is a massive improvement over previous editions. May 31, Christa La Lista rated it it was amazing. It is much more valuable than any online version. The first ten chapters are very helpful in effectively making and defending a claim. It is well worth the read, and I wish I had read it my first year of undergrad.
Required reading for MA in American History. Aug 21, Lauren rated it really liked it Shelves: Helpful informative book for those who use Chicago style. Aug 28, Emma rated it it was amazing. I still reference it now while writing.
A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a lot of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. The Manual retains three-part structure, leading off with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed data on the two main scholarly citation styles A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L.
Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed data on the two main scholarly citation styles notes-bibliography and author-date , an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all issues of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations.
General formatting requirements include recommendations on paper and margin sizes, options as to the choice of typeface, the spacing and indentation of text, pagination, and the use of titles. Formatting requirements for specific elements include the ordering and formatting of content in the front matter, main matter text , and back matter of a work.
The appendix also includes a description on preparing and submitting files, both electronically and as hard copies. On the formatting and style, however, the manual notes that it "may be supplemented—or even overruled—by the conventions of specific disciplines or the preferences of particular institutions, departments or instructors.
Students writing research papers, theses, and dissertations in today's colleges and universities inhabit a world filled with electronic technologies that were unimagined in —the year Kate L. Turabian, University of Chicago's dissertation secretary, assembled a booklet of guidelines for student writers.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations—also known as “Turabian”—remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving these goals. This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards/5(12).
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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations—also known as “Turabian”—remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving these goals. This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edit. Edition Number: A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Seventh Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Author: Turabian, Kate L. ISBN: Type: ISBN Format: Paperback Condition: Good Notes: Item in good condition.