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Books @ Loyalist : Writing & Citing
This is just a small selection of our writing and style guides. Can't find the one you need? Come into the library! We'll be happy to help.
Making sense : a student's guide to research and writing by "The Making Sense series offers clear, concise guides to research and writing for students at all levels of undergraduate study. The volumes in the Making Sense series--covering the humanities courses, social sciences, life sciences, engineering, psychology, religious studies, and education--are intended for students in any undergraduate course with a research and writing component, but are especially appropriate for those at the first-year level. Intended as a guide for students in any discipline, the ninth edition of the originating book has a new section on how and when to use infographics, up-to-date MLA, APA, CMS, and CSE guidelines, a new "Note to the Student," and recent coverage of internet citations and technology."-- Provided by publisher.
Call Number: LB2369 .N67 2019
The Brief Pearson Handbook by With unique visual guides and models, and Lester Faigley's clear, accessible explanations, The Brief Pearson Handbook has established itself as the best-selling handbook to enter the market in eighteen years. This all-in-one handbook features excellent coverage of writing for different purposes, design and presentation, research and documentation, grammar and style, and writing for ESL students making it the ultimate resource for students. -- From Publisher's website.
Call Number: PE1408 .F33 2017
Publication Date: 2017
The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism by Why is accurate referencing important? How do I reference sources correctly? What must I do to avoid plagiarism in my written work? How can I use referencing to assert my own ideas? This excellent new edition of "The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism" continues to demystify the referencing process and provide essential guidance to make sure you are not committing plagiarism. It provides clear guidelines on why and when to reference as well as how to correctly cite from a huge range of sources. Tackling all the main forms of referencing - Harvard, APA, MLA and Numerical referencing styles - in an accessible and comprehensive manner, you'll want to dip into this book time and again. A unique feature of the book is the comparisons it makes between different referencing styles, which are shown side-by-side. This provides a useful guide, particularly for students on combined studies courses who may be expected to use two, and sometimes three, different referencing styles. This new edition offers: A detailed guide to referencing electronic sources and choosing reliable internet sites Additional 'frequently asked questions' and answers Research findings of student perceptions of referencing Cases of referencing in practice by real students Examples of referencing in action Exercises and quizzes to test your knowledge Advice on the use of referencing management software "The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism" is essential reading for all students and professionals who need to use referencing in academic writing to reflect their own ideas, constructively apply the work of others, and to avoid plagiarism.
Call Number: eBooks
Publication Date: 2010
Reading, Writing and Reasoning by ""A concise and useful guide, which provides an overview of the skills necessary to good reviewing ... Dealing clearly with traditional sources such as books and journals alongside recent developments such as wikis, blogs, and other online material, this handbook provides students with not only the basics, but guidance on the evolving issues in research dissemination and literature reviewing." Daniel Zahra, Student, University of Plymouth, UK " What do you have to do to achieve success in your university studies? Many students find the 'step up' from school or college work to university study a challenge. The same is frequently true for those returning to study after time spent in the workplace. If you find yourself in either of these situations then this is the book for you. Straightforward and sympathetic, this accessible handbook will help you to develop the essential skills in three of the core aspects of university study: reading, writing and reasoning. Drawing on a wealth of experience of working with students in a variety of settings, Gavin Fairbairn and Christopher Winch have completely revised and updated this best selling text. It is packed with practical advice, examples and exercises that will be invaluable for all students and assist in developing effective reading practices, high quality academic writing and critical thinking skills. The new edition contains: Expanded coverage on plagiarism and how to avoid it Additional guidance on structuring writing Suggestions for overcoming writer's block Tasks designed to reflect on key issues and practice skills Guidance for tutors on how to help students
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2011
Stylish Academic Writing by Elegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression, argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where to begin, here are imaginative, practical, witty pointers that show how to make articles and books a pleasure to readâe"and to write. Dispelling the myth that you cannot get published without writing wordy, impersonal prose, Sword shows how much journal editors and readers welcome work that avoids excessive jargon and abstraction. Swordâe(tm)s analysis of more than a thousand peer-reviewed articles across a wide range of fields documents a startling gap between how academics typically describe good writing and the turgid prose they regularly produce. Stylish Academic Writing showcases a range of scholars from the sciences, humanities, and social sciences who write with vividness and panache. Individual chapters take up specific elements of style, such as titles and headings, chapter openings, and structure, and close with examples of transferable techniques that any writer can master.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2012
Writing, A Guide for College and Beyond, Brief Edition by Writing: A Guide for College and Beyonduses written instruction and visual tools to teach students how to read, write, and research effectively for different purposes. Lester Faigley's clear and inviting teaching style and Dorling Kindersley's accessible and striking design combine to give students a textbook that shows them what readers and writers actually do. Unique, dynamic presentations of reading, writing, and research processes in the text bring writing alive for students and speaks to students with many learning styles. Throughout the book, students are engaged and learning, with such notable features as process maps to guide students through the major writing assignments, extensive examples of student Writers at work, and diverse, distinctive reading selections.
Call Number: PE1408 .F255 2010
Publication Date: 2009
Services @ Loyalist : Writing Support
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The homepage for the Student Success Hub at Loyalist College. The Student Success Team offers a range of services to assist all Loyalist College students academically, socially and personally.
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Loyalist's Student Services Department offers drop-in writing support to all Loyalist College students. Non-judgmental support is provided at all stages of the writing process, from concept to completion, in all disciplines across the College. Peer tutors are available to assist fellow students in becoming confident and competent writers by offering feedback and suggestions for improvement. Learn more by clicking the link above, or by asking the staff in the Student Success Hub, located above SAL.
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