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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertation...
by Kate L. Turabian

Language

English

Pages

464

Publication Date

April 27, 2018

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<div>When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today’s students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundamentals remain the same: writers need to have a strong research question, construct an evidence-based argument, cite their sources, and structure their work in a logical way. <i>A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations</i>—also known as “Turabian”—remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving these goals.<br /><br /><br /><br />This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards. While previous editions incorporated digital forms of research and writing, this edition goes even further to build information literacy, recognizing that most students will be doing their work largely or entirely online and on screens. Chapters include updated advice on finding, evaluating, and citing a wide range of digital sources and also recognize the evolving use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format and submission. The ninth edition is fully aligned with the recently released <i>Chicago Manual of Style</i>, 17th edition, as well as with the latest edition of <i>The Craft of Research.</i><br /><br /><br /><br />Teachers and users of the previous editions will recognize the familiar three-part structure. Part 1 covers every step of the research and writing process, including drafting and revising. Part 2 offers a comprehensive guide to Chicago’s two methods of source citation: notes-bibliography and author-date. Part 3 gets into matters of editorial style and the correct way to present quotations and visual material. <i> A Manual for Writers</i> also covers an issue familiar to writers of all levels: how to conquer the fear of tackling a major writing project.<br /><br /><br /><br />Through eight decades and millions of copies, <i>A Manual for Writers</i> has helped generations shape their ideas into compelling research papers. This new edition will continue to be the gold standard for college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines.<br /><br /> </div>
Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus
by Merriam-Webster Inc.

Language

English

Pages

940

Publication Date

December 03, 2009

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<P>Combines the meanings, pronunciations, and grammar advice of a dictionary with the synonyms and antonyms of a thesaurus.   Includes nearly 60,000 alphabetical dictionary entries and more than 13,000 thesaurus entries.  Abundant example phrases offer clear and concise word guidance.  Based on the best-selling <EM>Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate® Dictionary.</EM></P><br /><p>You can set this dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary and look up words while reading. The default setting is The New Oxford American Dictionary included on your Kindle, but you have the option to change your default setting to this compatible dictionary after purchase. Compatible with Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle for Mac, Kindle for PC, or Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation.</p>
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
by Merriam-Webster

Language

English

Pages

1664

Publication Date

June 12, 2009

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<p>You can set this dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary and look up words while reading. The default setting is The New Oxford American Dictionary included on your Kindle, but you have the option to change your default setting to this compatible dictionary after purchase.</p> <p>This hardcover version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, is jacketed, has a navy kivar binding, and is plain-edged (no thumb indexing). For this new edition, America's largest staff of lexicographers made more than 100,000 changes and added more than 10,000 new words and senses, such as 'convergence', 'Frankenfood', 'phat', 'psyops, and 'vermiculture'. The Eleventh Edition also features over 40,000 usage examples - more than ever before - which clarify confused or disputed terms. Additionally, thousands of phrases and idioms help distinguish vocabulary for language learners. Special sections include A Handbook of Style, An Essay on the English Language, and Signs and Symbols. Over 55 million copies of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary have been sold, spanning a time period of over 100 years.</p>
Rules for Writers with 2016 MLA Update
by , Nancy Sommers

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

July 18, 2016

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THIS TITLE HAS BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT THE 2016 MLA UPDATES! Our editorial team has updated this text based on content from The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN.<br /><br />When students routinely use their handbook in the course, they see its value, find that it’s a faster way to get answers than search engines like Google, learn to rely on it as a reference, and are more likely to achieve the goals of the course. And when that handbook is Rules for Writers, you can be sure the advice they find is practical and reliable—with help for composing and revising, writing arguments, analyzing texts, using grammar and punctuation correctly, and working with sources. In revising the eighth edition, Nancy Sommers has woven a new emphasis on reading critically throughout the first section of the handbook, introduced advice for analyzing multimodal texts, and added help for public speaking. New practical Writing Guides support students working through college assignments in a variety of genres. And new peer review advice helps students effectively comment on drafts and apply feedback to revisions of their own work. All of these improvements help student writers—but they also save you time and effort. You can draw from Rules for Writers for planning class discussions, conducting in-class workshops, and providing feedback on student work that they can easily apply. Rules for Writers even comes with a complete instructor’s manual, Teaching with Hacker Handbooks, with stepped-out lesson plans to customize and sample assignments, syllabi, and rubrics from your peers.
SUMMARY Of Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That A...
by OneHour Reads

Language

English

Pages

61

Publication Date

March 11, 2018

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<b>Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution: Turn Off the Genes That Are Killing You and Your Waistline | Book Summary | OneHourReads </b><br /><br /><u><b><i>ATTENTION: You can now buy the paper back version of this book at the current reduced price of $8.47 and get the kindle version at a discounted price of $0.99 instead of $3.99 using our Kindle Matchbook program cheers!</i></b></u><br /><br />In Dr. Gundry’s Diet Evolution, Steven Gundry records his ground breaking discovery on how to lose weight, keep fit, and generally live a healthy life. His theory premises on the fact that our genes are responsible for the unhealthy eating habits that have brought about countless chronic diseases plaguing man today. <br /><br />Our genes play a fundamental role in determining how we eat in the first place. Basically, they enforce on us a diet that ensures their own survival, while destroying our bodies. Gundry proposes a new way of restoring optimum health and total wellbeing: reprogramming our genes by eating right. He advocates the ideal diet as one reminiscent of what our earliest ancestors ate. <br /><br /><u><i>This book contains a comprehensive, well detailed summary and key takeaways of the original book by <b>Steven Gundry</b>. It summarizes the book in detail, to help people effectively understand, articulate and imbibe the original work. This book is not meant to replace the original book but to serve as a companion to it</i></u><br /><br />Contained is an<br /><ul><br /> <li>Executive Summary of the original book </li><br /> <li>Key Points of each chapter and </li><br /> <li> A brief chapter-by-chapter summaries</li><br /></ul> <br /><u><i>To get this book, Scroll Up Now and Click on the</i> <b> “Buy now with 1-Click”</b> <i>Button to Download your Copy Right Away!</i></u><br /><br /><i><b>Disclaimer:</b> This is a summary, review of the book <b>Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution</b> and not the original book.</i>
The Routledge Spanish Bilingual Dictionary of Psychology and Psyc...
by Steven Kaplan

Language

English

Pages

1200

Publication Date

February 01, 2011

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<P><EM>The Routledge Spanish Bilingual Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry</EM> contains over 100,000 entries making this the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of its kind.</P><br /><P></P><br /><P>The<STRONG> </STRONG><EM>Dictionary</EM> provides concise, comprehensive and current coverage of every word or phrase used in the study and practice of psychiatry and psychology. This valuable reference tool covers all disciplines and sub-disciplines, both research-based and clinical.</P><br /><P></P><br /><P>This is a vital resource to those in the healthcare professions, to academicians and to those who work in translation and/or interpretation, healthcare and the law who are in contact with the English and Spanish speaking communities. </P>
The Words You Should Know to Sound Smart: 1200 Essential Words Ev...
by Robert W. Bly

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 18, 2009

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This book is a tongue-in-cheek guide to words that any well-educated, witty person should be able to drop into cocktail conversation. The reader is encouraged to toss off words such as “disestablishmentarianism,” “descant,” and “autodidactic” –words that will make the user sound learned, intellectual, and wise. For those who want to improve the quality and sophistication of their speech and writing, this is the book to keep on the nightstand.
Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Wo...
by , Merrill F. Unger

Language

English

Pages

1184

Publication Date

August 26, 1996

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<p>A Nelson exclusive. Study the meaning of biblical words in the original languages-without spending years learning Greek or Hebrew. This classic reference tool has helped thousands dig deeper into the meaning of the biblical text. Explains over 6,000 key biblical words. Includes a brand new comprehensive topical index that enables you to study biblical topics more thoroughly than ever before.</p>
Words that Sell, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Thesaurus to H...
by Richard Bayan

Language

English

Pages

160

Publication Date

April 05, 2006

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<p><b>More than 6,000 words and phrases that make the difference between "yadda-yadda-yadda" and copy that sells</b></p> <p>Looking for a better way to say "authentic?" <i>Words That Sell</i> gives you 57 alternatives. How about "appealing?" Take your pick from 76 synonyms. You'll even find more than 100 variations on "exciting." Fully updated and expanded, this edition of the copywriting classic is packed with inspiration-on-demand for busy professionals who need to win customers--by mail, online, or in person.</p> <ul> <li>More than 75 lists of powerful and persuasive words and phrases, including 21 new lists for this edition</li> <li>Cross-referencing of categories to jump-start creative thinking</li> <li>A crash course in basic copywriting techniques</li> <li>Helpful lists of commonly misspelled words, confusing words, pretentious phrases to avoid, and more</li> </ul> <p><i>Roget's</i> is fine for writing term papers and letters to the editor, but when it comes to the business of writing copy that translates into sales, there is no substitute for <i>Words That Sell</i>.</p> <p><b>Find the perfect words and phrases to win over customers</b></p> <p><b>Grabbers that get attention:</b><br /><br />No-risk offer * One day only! * No strings attached! * What have you got to lose? * All the right ingredients * Inside information * Do you enjoy...? * Leap into...</p> <p><b>Descriptions and benefits that create appeal:</b><br /><br />Irresistible * winning * zesty * huggable * satisfying * You'll fall in love with...* Your ticket to... * king-size * Gives you the power * baby-soft *</p> <p><b>Clinchers to win over your customer:</b><br /><br />Reap the benefits today * Don't miss out! * No risk now, no risk later! * You can do it!* You be the judge * Send for our free catalog * 100% satisfaction guarantee</p> <p><b>Special strategies that seal the deal:</b><br /><br />Five-star quality * You're worth it * Don't fall for... * We make life easier * You're one of a select few... * discriminating * Your thoughtful gift</p>
HarperCollins Spanish-English College Dictionary (Spanish College...
by HarperCollins Publishers

Language

Spanish

Pages

4113

Publication Date

December 19, 2013

Product Description
Customer Reviews
Featuring over 255,000 references and translations, this single-direction Spanish to English dictionary allows you to look up words instantly while reading on your Kindle*. Revised and updated to cover all the latest vocabulary, the seventh edition of HarperCollins Spanish-English College Dictionary is an ideal e-reading companion for intermediate to advanced learners. It draws on Collins’ unique databases of Spanish and English to ensure that you have the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today.<br /><br />• Set this book as your Kindle's default dictionary*, and you can look up words without interrupting your reading experience. Simply move the cursor in front of a Spanish word, and a quick English translation will pop up on screen. <br /><br />• For more detailed study needs, open the dictionary and type in a word to view the full range of translations and idiomatic expressions offered. <br /><br />• Contains all the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, with special feature entries about life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries.<br /><br />• Includes more than 255,000 references and translations.<br /><br />• Example sentences, usage information, and detailed translation notes ensure you select the right translation. <br /><br />• Spanish verb entries contain hyperlinks to key verb conjugations.<br /><br />• The in-depth treatment of complex words, practical tips on spoken and written Spanish, and extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish make this dictionary the ideal tool for intermediate to advanced students.<br /><br />• Note that this volume contains the Spanish to English portion of HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary. For the English to Spanish section, please purchase the companion Vol 1 English-Spanish (ASIN B0052ZQL9W).<br /><br />*Compatible with Kindle Oasis, Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle, Kindle Fire with Fire OS 4.0+, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle Touch, Kindle DX, Kindle for Android (version 4.0+), and Kindle for iPad/iPhone (version 4.0+). Default dictionary feature is not supported on Kindle Fire 1st/2nd generation, Kindle for Mac, or Kindle for PC.

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