FOF Research Guide Recommended by Nation's Critics
Jeff Lenburg's popular writers' reference, THE FACTS ON FILE GUIDE TO RESEARCH, continues to earn high marks from book critics.
Gale Reference Reviews dubbed this authoritative, step-by-step guide--providing many proven methods and sources for developing and researching any subject for any written project-- "a winner," with School Library Journal and Education Review praising it as "A no-frills, solid reference source" and "an excellent addition to any teacher's classroom, school media center, or researcher's library," respectively.
Published in 2005, this long overdue volume covers every step in the research process, with information on development a subject and planning research, gathering information, and evaluating sources. It also explains how to find, access, and use a number of different sources, from archival collections and biographical indexes to government agencies and newspapers, from online and electronic services to radio and television, and many more.
Ideal for students of all ages, businesspeople, and general readers needing to prepare reports, research papers, and class studies, THE FACTS ON FILE GUIDE TO RESEARCH also features subject guides with lists of many other important research sources categorized by subject matter, along with section on how to cite sources, avoid plagiarism, and create a bibliography and valuable appendices covering style guides, including APA, MLA and The Chicago Manual of Style.