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Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing : geography & environmental sciences

Northey, Margot 1940- (Author). Knight, David B. (Added Author).

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J.N. Desmarais Library G 70 N67 2007 30007008850488 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780195425895 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0195425898 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    xii, 282 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed.
  • Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: First ed. published under title: Making sense in geography and environmental studies.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Writing and thinking -- Doing research -- Writing reading and lecture notes -- Writing a report on a book or article -- Writing an essay -- Writing a lab report -- Writing and visual aids for presentations -- Illustrating your work -- Doing field work and writing about it -- Writing a proposal, research paper, and thesis -- Writing examinations -- Words: gender, race, and other sensitivities -- Writing with style -- Grammar and usage -- Punctuation -- Quotations and documentation -- Catchlist of misused words and phrases -- Definitions -- Appendix: weights, measures, and notation.
Summary, etc.: This helpful book outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering such issues as how to prepare research proposals and reports, how to carry out lab and field work, and how to illustrate your work. This third edition has new material on evaluating internet sources and avoiding plagiarism, as well as new and updated examples.
Subject: Geography Authorship
Environmental sciences Authorship
Report writing
English language Rhetoric
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