Fifth Edition   ©2011

The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation

Andrea A. Lunsford (Stanford University) , Marcia F. Muth (University of Colorado at Denver)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-66192-4; ISBN-13: 978-0-312-66192-2; Format: Spiral Bound, 288 pages

A compact and comprehensive guide for your research and citation needs

The St. Martin's Pocket Guide to Research and Documentation, Fifth Edition, is small enough to fit in your pocket but big enough to provide all the reliable help you'll need with research assignments across the disciplines. Offering advice for planning, conducting, and documenting your research, the Pocket Guide includes
  • new annotated source maps that give step-by-step guidelines for citing print and electronic materials
  • advice on evaluating sources and navigating today's wired libraries
  • tips for about getting started on a research project
  • guidelines for avoiding plagiarism and for quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing sources
  • helpful lists of resource materials, both print and electronic, for over twenty-five disciplines
  • up-to-date documentation guidelines for MLA, Chicago, APA, CSE, and AIP styles
  • sample student research writing in a variety of disciplines and documentation styles