Research Papers For Dummies

From blank page to final draft, this is your straightforward guide to research papers You're sitting at your desk in a classroom or in an airless cubicle, wondering how many minutes are left in a seemingly endless day, when suddenly your ...

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118053834

Category: Reference

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You're sitting at your desk in a classroom or in an airless cubicle, wondering how many minutes are left in a seemingly endless day, when suddenly your teacher or supervisor lowers the boom: She wants a research paper, complete with footnotes and a list of sources. She wants accuracy, originality, and good grammar. And – gasp! – she wants ten pages! You may be 16 years old or 60 years old, but your reaction is the same: Help! Take heart. A research paper may seem daunting, but it's a far-from-impossible project to accomplish. Turning research into writing is actually quite easy, as long as you follow a few proven techniques. And that's where Research Papers For Dummies steps in to help. In this easy-to-understand guide, you find out how to search for information using both traditional printed sources and the electronic treasure troves of the Internet. You also discover how to take all those bits of information, discarding the irrelevant ones, and put them into a form that illustrates your point with clarity and originality. Here's just a sampling of the topics you'll find in Research Papers For Dummies: Types of research papers, from business reports to dissertations The basic ingredients of a paper: Introduction, body, conclusion, footnotes, and bibliography Note-taking methods while doing research Avoiding plagiarism and other research paper pitfalls Defining your thesis statement and choosing a structure for your paper Supporting your argument and drawing an insightful conclusion Revising and polishing your prose Top Ten lists on the best ways to begin your research online and in print Research Papers For Dummies also includes an appendix that's full of research paper ideas if you're stuck. If you're tasked with writing a research paper, chances are you already have a lot of demands on your time. You don't need another huge pile of papers to read. This book can actually save you time in the long run, because it gives you the easiest, fastest, and most successful methods for completing your paper.

Grammar Essentials For Dummies

This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical grammar concepts as they help students with homework assignments or college entrance essays, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom and ...

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119589686

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Grammar Essentials For Dummies (9781119589617) was previously published as Grammar Essentials For Dummies(9780470618370). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. For students competing for the decreasing pool of college scholarships, writing a stellar entrance essay can make all the difference. With discrete explanations of vital grammar rules, common usage errors, and the other key concepts people need to refer to most often, Grammar Essentials For Dummies provides crucial information to help students communicate accurately and effectively. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical grammar concepts as they help students with homework assignments or college entrance essays, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom and people learning English as a next language. The Essentials For Dummies Series Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

Writing Academic Papers

This book is an invaluable resource for all beginning students striving to achieve ethical and excellent writing performances.

Author: Elia Shabani Mligo

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781630870249

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Writing Academic Papers is a book for undergraduate students in higher learning institutions and colleges designed to help them accomplish their academic paper assignments. This book comprises most materials necessary for students to write convincing and persuasive academic papers. It defines an academic paper, explains its importance in higher education, and outlines the necessary steps in writing a well-presented, well-argued, and well-documented academic paper. This book also discusses in detail and with concrete examples the question of plagiarism, the most serious offense in academic writing, including the effects of plagiarism in the production of new knowledge and the consequences to those caught plagiarizing. This book is an invaluable resource for all beginning students striving to achieve ethical and excellent writing performances.

English Grammar For Dummies

This simple guide helps you make sense of grammar so that you can refine your language skills.

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119376606

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 416

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Get the last word on English grammar Grasping the intricacies of the English language doesn't need to be tricky, and this down-to-earth guide breaks everything down in ways that make sense—Revealing rules, tips, and tricks to eliminate confusion and gain clarity, English Grammar For Dummies gives you everything you need to communicate with confidence! Good grammar lays the foundation for speaking and writing clearly. This easy-to-follow book will help you become a more articulate, effective communicator. Covering everything from the building blocks of a sentence to those pesky rules of punctuation, it offers the practical guidance you need to communicate in a way that would make any English teacher proud. Improve your speaking skills Clearly compose written communications Get the latest techniques for continuous improvement Write a winning college entrance exam or compelling business presentation Stop worrying about the grammar police and become more confident with your words!

The SAT I For Dummies

Covers the new writing section and expanded math Get the skills you need to score big on the new exam Scared of the new SAT?

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 0764571931

Category: Study Aids

Page: 384

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Covers the new writing section and expanded math Get the skills you need to score big on the new exam Scared of the new SAT? Relax! This friendly, easy-to-follow guide arms you with tons of practice questions, detailed answers, and plenty of savvy test-taking techniques, as well as two practice exams. From reading comprehension and sentence completion to math and grammar essentials, you'll be fully prepped to take on the new exam and score your best. Discover how to * Prepare well in advance * Sharpen your reading, writing, and math skills * Stay calm and focused during the exam * Avoid SAT tricks and traps * Decide which questions to double-check

Writing Quality Research Papers

Explores the techniques and standard sentence formation DESCRIPTION This book is about the thorough understanding of the essentials and the way to write the quality research papers.

Author: Dr. Pawan Singh

Publisher: BPB Publications

ISBN: 9789388176903

Category: Computers

Page: 108

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Explores the techniques and standard sentence formation DESCRIPTION This book is about the thorough understanding of the essentials and the way to write the quality research papers. It explores the techniques and standard sentence formation along with grammar tenses for different sections of research papers. The text gives the methodological insight of writing the research papers and escape from the rejections on submitting them to high-quality international journals. Beginning with the way to construct the title of the research paper, how to write effective (attractive) abstract, well-explored introduction, balanced and concerned literature review, expressing the methodology used, effectively provide the result and discuss the output and finding of the research, give clear and sound concluding remarks with future implications. Presented in the simple language and motivation style, the book is ideal for all disciplines and research community. It is ideally suited for the beginners in the research, in Masters, PhD or independent research. The book provides easy and brief guidelines to format and write the sentences of different sections of research papers, research proposals and thesis. It also helps to avoid the plagarism in the text and to publish the research in high quality international journals. KEY FEATURES The book is about writing quality research paper and thesis It is in a simple english and style Provides step by step guidance on how to write different sections It helps in getting selected a research paper in international journals of good impact factor It also gives a comprehensive understanding on how to escape from rejection of papers from high standard international journal WHAT WILL YOU LEARN Steps to select a Title Write an Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results and Discussion of research paper WHO THIS BOOK IS FOR Graduate, Post graduate, Academicians, Educationists, Professionals and Researchers. Table of Contents 1. Selecting a Title 2. Write an Introduction 3. Literature Review 4. Methodology 5. Results and Discussion 6. Concluding remarks 7. Abstract 8. Avoid Plagiarism 9. Escape from Rejection

English for Writing Research Papers

This guide is based on a study of referees' reports and letters from journal editors on reasons why papers written by non-native researchers are rejected due to problems with English usage.

Author: Adrian Wallwork

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1441979220

Category: Education

Page: 325

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Publishing your research in an international journal is key to your success in academia. This guide is based on a study of referees' reports and letters from journal editors on reasons why papers written by non-native researchers are rejected due to problems with English usage. It draws on English-related errors from around 5000 papers written by non-native authors, 500 abstracts by PhD students, and over 1000 hours of teaching researchers how to write and present research papers. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with examples taken from published and unpublished papers, you will learn how to: prepare and structure a manuscript increase readability and reduce the number of mistakes you make in English by writing concisely, with no redundancy and no ambiguity plan and organize your paper, and structure each paragraph and each sentence so that the reader can easily follow the logical build-up towards various conclusions write a title and an abstract that will attract attention and be read decide what to include in the various parts of the paper (Introduction, Methodology, Discussion etc) select from over 700 useful phrases highlight your claims and contribution avoid plagiarism and make it 100% clear whether you are referring to your own work or someone else’s choose the correct tenses and style (active or passive) Other books in the series: English for Presentations at International Conferences English for Academic Correspondence and Socializing English for Research: Usage, Style, and Grammar English for Academic Research: Grammar / Vocabulary / Writing Exercises Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 20 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to prepare and give presentations. Since 1984 he has been revising research papers, and in 2009 he set up englishforacademics.com – a proofreading and editing service specifically for researchers.

SAT For Dummies Two eBook Bundle

With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following titles: SAT For Dummies, 8th Edition Whether you are a student struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this updated edition of SAT For Dummies offers advice ...

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118596616

Category: Study Aids

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Two complete ebooks for one low price! Created and compiled by the publisher, this SAT bundle brings together two of the bestselling For Dummies SAT guides in one, e-only bundle. With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following titles: SAT For Dummies, 8th Edition Whether you are a student struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this updated edition of SAT For Dummies offers advice for tackling the toughest questions, as well as hints and tips for making the most of the time available to complete each section. SAT For Dummies is packed with 5 full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations, review of foundational concepts for every section, from identifying root words and using commas correctly to solving math word problems and using the quadratic formula. SAT For Dummies gives you the edge you need to successfully achieve the highest score possible! SAT Math For Dummies Scoring well on the mathematics section of the SAT exam isn't guaranteed by getting good grades in Algebra and Geometry. Turn to SAT Math For Dummies for expert advice on translating your classroom success into top scores. Loaded with test-taking strategies, two practice tests, and hundreds of problems with detailed solutions and explanations, SAT Math For Dummies helps you maximize your scores in no time. About the Authors of SAT For Dummies, 8th Edition Geraldine Woods has prepared students for the SAT, both academically and emotionally, for the past three decades. She also teaches English and directs the independent-study program at the Horace Mann School in New York City. She is the author of more than 50 books, including English Grammar For Dummies, 2nd Edition; English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition; Grammar Essentials For Dummies; Research Papers For Dummies; College Admission Essays For Dummies; AP English Literature and AP English Language & Composition For Dummies, all published by Wiley. She lives in New York City with her husband and two parakeets. Peter Bonfanti has taught high school math in New York City since 1996. Before that, he lived in Pennsylvania and was a monk. Before that, he went to school in New Jersey, where he was born and hopes to return someday. Kristin Josephson survived the college admissions process only to drop out of MIT 16 months later to attend circus school in San Francisco. While there, she studied flying trapeze, trampoline, and acrobatics. Kristin discovered her passion for teaching while she was tutoring in the Bay Area, a passion that led her to complete her degree at Colorado College. Kristin eventually landed at the Horace Mann School, where she has been teaching high school mathematics since 2007. About the Author of SAT Math For Dummies Mark Zegarelli holds degrees in math and English from Rutgers University. He is a math tutor and writer with over 25 years of professional experience. Zegarellli has written numerous Dummies books, including LSAT Logic Games For Dummies and Basic Math & Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies.

College Admission Essays For Dummies

Don't worry! This friendly guide delivers just what you need to craft a memorable admission essay, including practical tips on tackling the most common essay topics and lots of inspiring examples.

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111806982X

Category: Study Aids

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The competition to get into your college of choice has never been fiercer. Unfortunately, much of the application process is out of your hands. But one major aspect of the admission process is under your control—your personal statement. Your application essay provides you with the opportunity to let your true, unique and totally irresistible self shine through. College Admission Essays For Dummies is your total guide to crafting application essays that will make people sit up and take notice. It demystifies the authority figures who’ll judge your work, helps you decide what to write, and then arms you with the knowledge and skills you need to write your essay on time and on target. Step by step, it walks you through the entire essay-writing process, offering priceless tips on how to: Choose the best topic, tone, and structure for your essay Capture the crucial stories that reveal who you are Avoid common pitfalls that can sabotage your application Overcome writer’s block Know how to respond to unusual and off-the-wall essay questions Write successful short answers to specific application questions College admission guru Geraldine Woods punctures common myths about application essays and tells you what you absolutely must do to write a good one. With the help of many inspiring and instructive killer essays, she shows you how to: Put yourself in the right mental state for writing well Gather ideas, focus on a topic and choose the best structure for your essay Use topic sentences, detail, and strong introductions and conclusions Write a rough draft Show rather than tell your story Make sure your spelling and grammar are pitch perfect Create smooth transitions and avoid repetitions Your college application essay is your chance to show the committee that you’re more than just a statistic. Let College Admission Essays For Dummies show you how to write “admit-clinching” college essays.

Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK

Learn to: Become confident with written and spoken English Develop your skills without learning complex grammar Improve your spelling and avoid common mistakes Grammar getting you down? This book will cheer you up!

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119071150

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 376

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Get good guidance on using English well English is a hard language to get right. It's all too easy to make simple mistakes, whether writing or speaking—which can land you in embarrassing social situations or even cost you a job. Luckily, Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK Edition is here to help you get to grips with English. Without the complexity of formal grammar and through plenty of examples and brief exercises, it gets you up and running on common spelling errors, how to structure sentences to make yourself easily understood, and find the right tone and style for any situation, whether you're talking on the phone or writing a letter, email, or text. Is it good or well? There, their or they're? Some people don't have to think twice about using proper English grammar, but for the rest of us it can become tricky and confusing. Easy to understand and free of jargon, this friendly and accessible guide sticks to the basics and makes it easy to build your English grammar skills. In no time, you'll leave the ‘me or I?' debate at the door and speak and write confidently and correctly. Includes quizzes and self-tests Provides guidance on composing letters, emails, and texts Uses easy vocabulary to make the content accessible to all Serves as a great guidebook to English grammar for overseas learners If English is your second language or you simply missed or have forgotten the nuances that were taught in school, Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK Edition is the fast and easy way to brush up on your skills and make a good impression.

Managing Your Money Online For Dummies

Author: Kathleen Sindell

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 0764572105

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 380

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Do you lay awake at night wondering how you’ll ever pay for the kids’ college or be able to retire? Do you toss and turn trying to figure out how to make ends meet? Managing Your Money Online For Dummies is your guide to making the most of online resources to make the most of your money. It’s a “get rich slow” scheme. Most of today’s millionaires don’t earn millions a year, didn’t inherit a bundle, and didn’t win the lottery. They simply spent less than they made and managed and invested the difference. You can join their ranks and sleep at night when you discover how to use Internet tools and resources to: Give yourself an online financial makeover Determine your net worth and devise your financial strategies Set up a budget and track your income and expenses Take advantage of online banking and bill-paying Find the best CD rates, online broker, and credit card for you Written by Kathleen Sindell, Author of Investing For Dummies, Managing Your Money Online For Dummies links you to priceless advice to help you: Calculate how much you need to save for retirement, how much mortgage you can afford, should you pay off debt, or are you adequately insured Handle overwhelming debt and correct errors on your credit report Comparison shop for a car (new or used), house and mortgage, insurance, and more Avoid the top 10 ways people waste money Save with online rebates, promotional discounts, coupons, special sales, or special offers Secure your data and protect your identify and your computer Do estate planning—now that you’ll have an estate Best of all, with you Managing Your Money Online For Dummies you won’t just save money and hassle, you’ll save time and manage your gradually accumulating riches at your convenience!

Environmental Research Papers

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ISBN: CHI:62485369

Category: Environmental geology

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Research Paper Handbook

Provides instructions on narrowing a topic, using the correct format, and writing the actual text for research papers, and offers information on using word processors and online databases.

Author: James D. Lester

Publisher: Good Year Books

ISBN: 9781596470767

Category: Education

Page: 232

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Provides instructions on narrowing a topic, using the correct format, and writing the actual text for research papers, and offers information on using word processors and online databases.

How to Write a Great Research Paper

Filled with easy-to-follow instructions and valuable tips, this new guide breaks the entire process down into 7 Keys to Success: Find a Topic Look It Up Take Notes Outline Your Paper Create Your First Draft Revise and Edit Your Draft ...

Author: Book Builders

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471708919

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Research like a pro-and write a winning paper! Do research papers make you nervous? Don't panic! This task isn'tas overwhelming as it may seem--and conducting good research is animportant skill to have. With How to Write a Great Research Paper,you'll see how easy and rewarding it can be to explore a topic andpresent your ideas in an organized and interesting way. Filled with easy-to-follow instructions and valuable tips, this newguide breaks the entire process down into 7 Keys to Success: * Find a Topic * Look It Up * Take Notes * Outline Your Paper * Create Your First Draft * Revise and Edit Your Draft * Present Your Paper So take a deep breath, relax-and get ready to write a top-notchresearch paper!

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about.

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054789

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Get some good grammar practice -- and start speaking and writing well! Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. Open it and you'll find hundreds of fun problems to help build your grammar muscles. Just turn to a topic you need help with -- from punctuation and pronouns to possessives and parallel structure -- and get out your pencil. With just a little practice every day, you'll be speaking correctly, writing confidently, and getting the recognition you deserve at work or at school. 100s of Problems! * Review grammar rules and exceptions * Build grammar skills, from sentence mechanics to stylistic fine points * Convey your ideas clearly and persuasively * Speak and write with flair and confidence

McGraw Hill s Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers

McGraw-Hill's Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers gives you the tools to: Organize a helpful outline before you write Find solid evidence at the library and on the Internet to back up your thesis Write effective sentences to support ...

Author: Carol Ellison

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071629904

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Write an effective research paper--no sweat! The words “research paper” may send a chill down your spine. You're thinking about the hours of research and the days of writing ahead-and that's after wringing your hands about the topic! Never fear, this concise resource will guide you through the process step-by-step and make the experience painless. With veteran composition instructor Carol Ellison's advice, you'll be able to create a thought-provoking research paper that will get you the best possible grade! McGraw-Hill's Concise Guide to Writing Research Papers gives you the tools to: Organize a helpful outline before you write Find solid evidence at the library and on the Internet to back up your thesis Write effective sentences to support your topic Replace common phrases with attention-drawing wording to properly articulate your ideas Use smooth transitions between paragraphs to keep your paper flowing Craft eloquent summaries and conclusions Avoid accidental incidences of plagiarism Run a thorough check over your research paper before you hand it in

Marketing Research Kit For Dummies

Open the book and find: How marketing research can (and can't) help you Questions to ask when gathering data Strategies for analyzing results When to call in outside expertise The strengths and weaknesses of surveys Tips for avoiding errors ...

Author: Michael Hyman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470632569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

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The tools you need to identify, obtain, record, and analyze data Sure, access to data is faster and easier to obtain than ever before, but how do you cut through the clutter of information to find what's most useful and organize it to suit your purposes? Marketing Research Kit For Dummies supplies a brimming box of tools that help you mine mountains of data, find the sources you need, and focus your marketing plan. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a small business owner, or a marketer in a large organization, this powerful resource and companion CD provide you with hands-on tools you need to identify, obtain, record, and analyze secondary, data-electronic and print-for developing or revising a marketing plan, launching a new product or service, or implementing long-term strategic planning. It also offers clear, in-depth instructions and customizable forms for conducting your own primary research. Includes complete instructions for writing a research plan, conducting depth interviews, and focus groups Fully explains the process of sampling, analyzing data, and reporting results Features tips on developing questionnaires for face-to-face, Internet, and postal surveys Helps you keep an eye on your competition and analyze their results When money is tight and everything is on the line, you need to make sure you've done your homework. You need Marketing Research Kit For Dummies. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

The Little Brown Guide to Writing Research Papers

This book first explains the purpose and value of the research writing assignment and then guides students through each step of the research writing process.

Author: Michael Meyer

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers

ISBN: IND:30000000929442

Category: Report writing

Page: 278

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This book first explains the purpose and value of the research writing assignment and then guides students through each step of the research writing process.

The Everything Guide To Writing Research Papers Book

Perfect for high school and college students juggling multiple assignments, The Everything Guide to Writing Research Papers shows you how to take control of your assignments – before they take control of you!

Author: Cathy Spalding

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440538100

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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That important paper is due soon and you don’t know where to start. You’re out of ideas and out of time. Don’t panic-- writing great research papers is not as daunting a task as you think. It’s just a process—and with The Everything Guide to Writing Research Papers, you can master that process in no time. Professional educator and writer Cathy Spalding guides you step –by-step through the writing process—from brainstorming ideas to polishing your final work. With dozens of timesaving tips on organization, research, and revision, you’ll find the actual writing easier than ever before. This easy-to-follow handbook answers all of your questions: What are the different types of research papers—and which should you write? How can you focus your research efforts, saving time and aggravation? Yikes! You’re three pages short – now what? What can you do to protect yourself from plagiarism? How do you find and cite all of your sources? Perfect for high school and college students juggling multiple assignments, The Everything Guide to Writing Research Papers shows you how to take control of your assignments – before they take control of you!