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The Craft of Research by
Call Number: Q180.55.M4 B66 2016
Publication Date: 2016-10-19
The Craft of Research has helped generations of researchers at every level--from first-year undergraduates, to advanced graduate students, to research reporters in business and government--learn how to conduct effective and meaningful research. Conceived by seasoned researchers and educators, this fundamental work explains how to find and evaluate sources, anticipate and respond to reader reservations, and integrate these pieces into an argument that stands up to reader critique. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and reflects the way research and writing are taught and practiced today.
The Elements of Rhetoric by
Call Number: PE1408 .T66 2016
Publication Date: 2016-06-26
The Elements of Rhetoric offers a concise, comprehensive course in the rules for making your point stick. With copious examples from such masters of language as Cicero, Augustine, Shakespeare, Erasmus, Lincoln, Dickens, Newman, Chesterton, and Lewis, you will discover the 26 rules of persuasion and learn to apply them. This is the essential guide to persuasive writing and speaking, in the tradition of Strunk and White's “The Elements of Style.“
The Elements of Style Illustrated by
Call Number: PE1408 .S772 2005
Publication Date: 2005-10-20
Every English-language writer knows Strunk and White's famous little writing manual, The Elements of Style. The addition of illustrations allows readers to experience the book's contents in a completely new way, making the whole learning experience more colorful and clear, as well as adding a whimsical element that compliments the subtly humorous tone of the prose. The Elements of Style Illustrated will come to be known as the definitive, must-have edition.
The Handbook of Technical Writing by
Call Number: T11 .B78 2019
Publication Date: 2018-10-05
From abstracts to online professional profiles, from blogs and forums to formal reports and manuals, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and clear, explicit models, communicate the real-world practices of successful technical writers. With a refreshed, integrated focus on the ways technologies shape writing, the Twelfth Edition of the Handbook is the indispensable reference tool for writing successfully in the workplace.
MLA Handbook by
Call Number: LB2369 G53 2021 (Allen)
Publication Date: 2021-04-06
Relied on by generations of writers, the MLA Handbook is published by the Modern Language Association and is the only official, authorized book on MLA style. The new, ninth edition builds on the MLA's unique approach to documenting sources using a template of core elements--facts, common to most sources, like author, title, and publication date--that allows writers to cite any type of work, from books, e-books, and journal articles in databases to song lyrics, online images, social media posts, dissertations, and more.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2020
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. This book can be found at the Circulation Desk in Mortensen Library.
Rhetorical Style by
Call Number: P301.5.P47 F34 2011
Publication Date: 2011-10-12
Drawing on key texts from the rhetorical tradition, as well as on newer approaches from linguistics and literary stylistics, this text demonstrates how word choice, sentence form, and passage construction can combine to create effective spoken and written arguments. With examples from political speeches, non-fiction works, and newspaper reports, Rhetorical Style surveys the arguer's options at the word, sentence, interactive, and passage levels, and illustrates the enduring usefulness of rhetorical stylistics in analyzing and constructing arguments.
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