Less Is More At 190 pages, Writing Essentialsis a brief, portable reference source for writers. Its compact size means that Writing Essentialsis easy to use and to carry. All sections offer succinct, no nonsense information on writing and research.
Smartly designed, Reasonably pricedWriting Essentials' smart, easy-to-use design makes finding answers to your writing questions a breeze. * 25 Checklists of frequently consulted information, highlighted in color, summarize information every student needs to know, from revising strategies and documentation styles, to comma and apostrophe rules. * A spiral binding allows the book to lie flat and students to move with ease from keyboard to printed page. * Second-color "hand editing" shows errors and their correction simultaneously. * Color tabs highlight major sections and subsections, and simplify information * A thorough index includes computer terms that students need to know for research and writing.
Computers and the Writing Process Fully Featured1. Up-to-Date Coverage of Computers in the Research Process Writing Essentials offers guidance on developing good "key word" and "subject searching" skills and on using all kinds of electronic sources for research, including online libraries, the Web, the online card catalog, and CD-ROM databases. A new section, "Moving Beyond Print Research Papers," discusses electronic research projects and is followed by an introduction to designing and putting up a home page. 2. New Coverage of Evaluating Electronic Sources New coverage of evaluating electronic and other sources for research pays special attention to Web sites. 3. 24 Online Tips Updated and expanded for the second edition, these tips offer more technical detail than the text itself and include guidelines for exploring online libraries, using search engines, creating a home page, and tracking spelling demons, among others. 4. Expanded Documentation Coverage Writing Essentials includes full coverage of MLA, APA, CBE and Turabian documentation styles. All include guidelines for citing online sources.
Improved ESL Coverage Expanded ESL coverage throughout the text offers more help with tricky adjectives, adverbs, verbs, and idiomatic expressions...Continua