This book has been one of the most successful guides for students since the first edition was published in 1970. It is a standard reference to assist students in writing essays, assignments, tutorial papers, dissertations and theses. The information is clear and easy to find, and the complexities of formal research and writing are concisely and lucidly explained.
Professor Jonathan Anderson, Flinders University of South Australia Professor Millicent Poole, Edith Cowan University
Part I: Assignments and Theses at the Tertiary Level 1. Writing at the Tertiary Level 2. Planning the Assignment 3. Planning the Thesis 4. Scholarly Writing: A Case Study 5. Computer Tools for Writing 6. The Computer as an Information Tool Part II: Writing the Assignment of Thesis 7. Common Features of Editorial Style 8. The General Format 9. Page and Chapter Format 10. The Use of Quotations 11. Footnotes 12. Tables and Figures 13. Referencing 14. Appendices Part III: Revising the Assignment of Thesis 15. Editing and Evaluating the Final Product Appendices A. Additional Resources for Writers B. Abbreviations Commonly Used in Scholarly Writing