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Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing : geography and environmental sciences / Margot Northey, David B. Knight, Dianne Draper.

Northey, Margot, 1940- (Author). Knight, David B. (Added Author). Draper, Dianne Louise, 1949- (Added Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Laurentian University.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
J.N. Desmarais Library G 70 N67 2012 30007008745506 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -
School of Architecture G 79 N67 2012 30007008673260 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780195445824
  • ISBN: 0195445821
  • Physical Description: viii, 327 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 5th ed.
  • Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Thinking and writing -- Searching and researching -- Writing and reading lecture notes -- Writing a report on a book or an article -- Writing an essay -- Writing a proposal, research paper, and thesis -- Quotations and documentation -- Presentations and group work -- Writing a lab report -- Writing examinations -- Doing field work and writing about it -- Illustrating your work -- Words: gender, race, and other sensitivities -- Writing with style -- Grammar and usage -- Punctuation -- Misused words and phrases -- Important definitions.
Summary, etc.:
"Part of the bestselling Making Sense series, Making Sense in Geography and the Environmental Sciences, Fifth Edition, is an indispensable research and writing guide for students in any area of the discipline. Maintaining the signature straightforward style of the series, the fifth edition outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as writing essays and reports, creating powerful visual aids, and properly documenting sources. Concise and accessible, with new information on technology-based research, this latest edition continues to be an invaluable resource for students throughout their academic careers and beyond."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Geography > Authorship.
Environmental sciences > Authorship.
English language > Rhetoric.
Report writing.

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