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A short guide to academic writing

Author
Johnson, Andrew P. (Andrew Paul)
Title
A short guide to academic writing / Andrew P. Johnson.
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c2003.
Description
x, 126 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • I: The process of writing
  • Writing groups
  • Writing is a very messy process
  • Reading critically
  • Sources and notes
  • Taking notes
  • Writing with your unconscious
  • II: Academic writing
  • What is academic writing?
  • Using objective and subjective language
  • Writing and speech
  • Writing as teaching
  • Creating structure
  • Less is more
  • III: The particulars of academic writing
  • The introductory paragraph
  • Paragraphs
  • Transition words and sentences
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Sentences
  • Citations
  • Quotations
  • Quantifying reality
  • The literature review
  • IV: Science and research
  • Understanding science and research
  • Describing empirical research
  • Writing using 3-D
  • V: Final products
  • Theses and dissertations
  • Journal articles.
Subject headings
English language--Rhetoric.
Academic writing.
ISBN
0761825037 (alk. paper)
9780761825036 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Holdings

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Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
PE1408 .J68 2003
Location
Wells Library - Research Coll. - Stacks
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Fort Wayne Helmke Library
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PE1408 .J68 2003
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Stacks
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South Bend - Schurz Library
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PE1408 .J68 2003
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Reference
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Southeast Library - New Albany
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PE1408 .J68 2003
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Stacks
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