Table of contents for A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and University of Chicago Press editorial staff.

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Preface
Acknowledgments
Part I: Research and Writing: From Planning to Production, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. 
Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams	1
Overview of Part I	000
1 What Research Is and How Researchers Think about It	000
1.1 How Researchers Think about Their Aims	000
1.2 Three Kinds of Questions That Researchers Ask	000
2 Moving from a Topic to a Question to a Working Hypothesis	000
2.1 Find a Question in Your Topic	000
2.2 Propose Some Working Answers	000
2.3 Build a Storyboard to Plan and Guide Your Work	000
2.4 Organize a Writing Support Group	000
3 Finding Useful Sources	000
3.1 Understand the Kinds of Sources Readers Expect You to Use	000
3.2 Record Your Sources Fully, Accurately, and Appropriately	000
3.3 Search for Sources Systematically	000
3.4 Evaluate Sources for Relevance and Reliability	000
3.5 Look beyond the Usual Kinds of References	000
4 Engaging Sources	000
4.1 Read Generously to Understand, Then Critically to Engage and Evaluate
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4.2 Take Notes Systematically	000
4.3 Take Useful Notes	000
4.4 Write as You Read	000
4.5 Review Your Progress	000
4.6 Manage Moments of Normal Panic	000
5 Planning Your Argument	000
5.1 What a Research Argument Is and Is Not	000
5.2 Build Your Argument around Answers to Readers¿ Questions	000
5.3 Turn Your Working Hypothesis into a Claim	000
5.4 Assemble the Elements of Your Argument	000
5.5 Distinguish Arguments Based on Evidence from Arguments Based on Warrants
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5.6 An Argument Assembled	000
6 Planning a First Draft	000
6.1 Avoid Unhelpful Plans 000
6.2 Create a Plan That Meets Your Readers¿ Needs	000
6.3 File Away Leftovers	000
7 Drafting Your Report	000
7.1 Draft in the Way That Feels Most Comfortable	000
7.2 Develop Productive Drafting Habits	000
7.3 Use Your Key Terms to Keep Yourself on Track	000
7.4 Quote, Paraphrase, and Summarize Appropriately	000
7.5 Integrate Quotations into Your Text	000
7.6 Use Footnotes and Endnotes Judiciously	000
7.7 Interpret Complex or Detailed Evidence before You Offer It	000
7.8 Be Open to Surprises	000
7.9 Guard against Inadvertent Plagiarism	000
7.10 Guard against Inappropriate Help	000
7.11 Work through Chronic Procrastination and Writer¿s Block	000
8 Presenting Evidence in Tables and Figures	000
8.1 Choose Verbal or Visual Representations	000
8.2 Choose the Most Effective Graphic	000
8.3 Design Tables and Figures	000
8.4 Communicate Data Ethically	000
9 Revising Your Draft	000
9.1 Check Your Introduction, Conclusion, and Claim	000
9.2 Make Sure the Body of Your Report Is Coherent	000
9.3 Check Your Paragraphs	000
9.4 Let Your Draft Cool, Then Paraphrase It	000
10 Writing Your Final Introduction and Conclusion	000
10.1 Draft Your Final Introduction	000
10.2 Draft Your Final Conclusion	000
10.3 Write Your Title Last	000
11 Revising Sentences	000
11.1 Focus on the First Seven or Eight Words of a Sentence	000
11.2 Diagnose What You Read	000
11.3 Choose the Right Word	000
11.4 Polish It Off	000
11.5 Give It Up and Print It Out	000
12 Learning from Your Returned Paper	000
12.1 Find General Principles in Specific Comments	000
12.2 Talk to Your Instructor	000
13 Presenting Research in Alternative Forums	000
13.1 Plan Your Oral Presentation	000
13.2 Design Your Presentation to Be Listened To	000
13.3 Plan Your Poster Presentation	000
13.4 Plan Your Conference Proposal	000
14 On the Spirit of Research	000
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Part II: Source Citation	000
15 General Introduction to Citation Practices	000
15.1 Reasons for Citing Your Sources	000
15.2 The Requirements of Citation	000
15.3 Two Citation Styles	000
15.4 Citation of Electronic Sources	000
15.5 Preparation of Citations	000
15.6 A Word on Citation Software	000
16 Notes-Bibliography Style: The Basic Form	000
16.1 Basic Patterns	000
16.2 Bibliographies	000
16.3 Notes	000
16.4 Short Forms for Notes	000
17 Notes-Bibliography Style: Citing Specific Types of Sources	000
17.1 Books	000
17.2 Journal Articles	000
17.3 Magazine Articles	000
17.4 Newspaper Articles	000
17.5 Additional Types of Published Sources	000
17.6 Unpublished Sources	000
17.7 Informally Published Electronic Sources	000
17.8 Sources in the Visual and Performing Arts	000
17.9 Public Documents	000
17.10 One Source Quoted in Another	000
18 Parenthetical Citations¿Reference List Style: The Basic Form	000
18.1 Basic Patterns	000
18.2 Reference Lists	000
18.3 Parenthetical Citations	000
19 Parenthetical Citations¿Reference List Style: Citing Specific Types of Sources
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19.1 Books	000
19.2 Journal Articles	000
19.3 Magazine Articles	000
19.4 Newspaper Articles	000
19.5 Additional Types of Published Sources	000
19.6 Unpublished Sources	000
19.7 Informally Published Electronic Sources	000
19.8 Sources in the Visual and Performing Arts	000
19.9 Public Documents	000
19.10 One Source Quoted in Another	000
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Part III: Style	000
20 Spelling	000
20.1 Plurals	000
20.2 Possessives	000
20.3 Compounds and Words Formed with Prefixes	000
20.4 Line Breaks	000
21 Punctuation	000
21.1 Period	000
21.2 Comma	000
21.3 Semicolon	000
21.4 Colon	000
21.5 Question Mark	000
21.6 Exclamation Point	000
21.7 Hyphen and Dashes	000
21.8 Parentheses and Brackets	000
21.9 Slashes	000
21.10 Quotation Marks	000
21.11 Multiple Punctuation Marks	000
22 Names, Special Terms, and Titles of Works	000
22.1 Names	000
22.2 Special Terms	000
22.3 Titles of Works	000
23 Numbers	000
23.1 Words or Numerals?	000
23.2 Plurals and Punctuation	000
23.3 Date Systems	000
23.4 Numbers Used outside the Text	000
24 Abbreviations	000
24.1 General Principles	000
24.2 Names and Titles	000
24.3 Geographical Terms	000
24.4 Time and Dates	000
24.5 Units of Measure	000
24.6 The Bible and Other Sacred Works	000
24.7 Abbreviations in Citations and Other Scholarly Contexts	000
25 Quotations	000
25.1 Quoting Accurately and Avoiding Plagiarism	000
25.2 Incorporating Quotations into Your Text	000
25.3 Modifying Quotations	000
26 Tables and Figures	000
26.1 General Issues	000
26.2 Tables	000
26.3 Figures	000
Appendix: Paper Format and Submission	000
A.1 General Format Requirements	000
A.2 Format Requirements for Specific Elements	000
A.3 Submission Requirements	000
Bibliography	000
Authors	000
Index	000

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