A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers

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Full title: A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian ; revised by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, and the University of Chicago Press editorial staff.
Main author: Turabian, Kate L.
Other authors: Booth, Wayne C.
Colomb, Gregory G.
Williams, Joseph M.
Format: Book           
Edition: 8th edition.


Table of Contents:
  • Part I.
  • Research and writing : from planning to production /
  • Wayne C. Booth, Gregory C. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams.
  • 1.
  • What research is and how researchers think about it
  • 2.
  • Moving from a topic to a question to a working hypothesis
  • 3.
  • Finding useful sources
  • 4.
  • Engaging sources
  • 5.
  • Planning your argument
  • 6.
  • Planning a first draft
  • 7.
  • Drafting your report
  • 8.
  • Presenting evidence in tables and figures
  • 9.
  • Revising your draft
  • 10.
  • Writing your final introduction and conclusion
  • 11.
  • Revising sentences
  • 12.
  • Learning from your returned paper
  • 13.
  • Presenting research in alternative forums
  • 14.
  • On the spirit of research.
  • Part II.
  • Source citation.
  • 15.
  • General introduction to citation practices
  • 16.
  • Notes-bibliography style: the basic form
  • 17.
  • Notes-bibliography style : citing specific types of sources
  • 18.
  • Author-date style : the basic form
  • 19.
  • Author-date style : citing specific types of sources.
  • Part III.
  • Style.
  • 20.
  • Spelling
  • 21.
  • Punctuation
  • 22.
  • Names, special terms, and titles of works
  • 23.
  • Numbers
  • 24.
  • Abbreviations
  • 25.
  • Quotations
  • 26.
  • Tables and figures
  • Appendix:
  • Paper format and submission.