The Research Project: How to Write It
by Ralph Berry
Designed for students at school, college or university, this indispensable guide to project work has now been fully up-dated and revised. In The ... Show synopsis Designed for students at school, college or university, this indispensable guide to project work has now been fully up-dated and revised. In The Research Paper and How to Write It, Ralph Berry sets out in clear and concise terms the main tasks involved, in the order in which a student will encounter them: * choosing a topic * using the library * taking notes * shaping and composing the project * writing cross-references and bibliography. Starting from first principles, the author shows students how to get the most out of their library and guides them through the numerous cataloguing systems, including on-line databases, which they are likely to encounter. For handy reference, the book includes an example of a well-researched and well-written paper, with full bibliography and notes. Throughout, common errors and how to avoid them are discussed in detail. An essential introduction for students just starting project work and an invaluable reference for the more experienced.