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A Guide to Writing the Dissertation Literature Review
By Justus Randolph:There are many ways to derail a dissertation, and writing a faulty literature review is certainly one of them. If the literature review is flawed, the rest of the dissertation will probably be flawed. This is because "a researcher cannot perform significant research without first understanding the literature in the field" (Boote & Beile, 2005, p. 3).
The Dissertation Defense: Being well-defended in a good way
By Elizabeth Augustina Reyes, Ph.D.: Reframing the dissertation defense as a dissertation presentation is a more user-friendly perspective as well as a more accurate one.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by
Call Number: 808.02 P976 2010
Publication Date: 2009-07-15
The "Publication Manual" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators. Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences, anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance. The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten.
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers by
Call Number: 808.027 M6859 2009
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
The seventh edition is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to research and writing in the online environment. It provides an authoritative update of MLA documentation style for use in student writing, including simplified guidelines for citing works published on the Web and new recommendations for citing several kinds of works, such as digital files and graphic narratives.
The Chicago Manual of Style by
Call Number: 808.027 C5327 2010
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
The Chicago Manual of Style is the authoritative, trusted source that writers, editors, and publishers turn to for guidance on style and process. For the sixteenth edition, every aspect of coverage has been reconsidered to reflect how publishing professionals work today.