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Writing, Reading, and Research

Writing, Reading, and Research
Author: Richard Veit - Christopher Gould
ISBN 13: 9780547191041
ISBN 10: 547191049
Edition: 8
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2009-07-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 640
List Price: $169.95

Interspersing instructional text with topical readings, and ending with a research handbook, this textbook covers the skills involved in composing a research paper. With chapters on reading strategies, paraphrasing, summarizing, synthesizing, analyzing, finding sources, interviews, quotation, revision, argument, citations, and formats, each step of the process is described and then illustrated with examples of student and professional writing. The authors are affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


This undergraduate text views the three activities of the title as closely and symbiotically linked in a process that is central to a college education. New to this edition is a thorough introduction to computer-related resources, including ways to find sources electronically and to access sources that are themselves electronic. Citation information has been updated to include electronic texts and reflect changes in the latest edition of . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)