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The Resource How to write a thesis, by Umberto Eco ; translated by Caterina Mongiat Farina & Geoff Farina

How to write a thesis, by Umberto Eco ; translated by Caterina Mongiat Farina & Geoff Farina

Label
How to write a thesis
Title
How to write a thesis
Statement of responsibility
by Umberto Eco ; translated by Caterina Mongiat Farina & Geoff Farina
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Umberto Eco's wise and witty guide to researching and writing a thesis, published in English for the first time
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eco, Umberto
Dewey number
378.2/42
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
LB2369
LC item number
.E2813 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mongiat Farina, Caterina
  • Farina, Geoff
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dissertations, Academic
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Style Manuals
  • EDUCATION
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Dissertations, Academic
  • Academic writing
  • Dissertations, Academic
  • Geisteswissenschaften
  • Schreiben
  • Schriftliche Hausarbeit
  • Sozialwissenschaften
  • Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten
  • Schrijfvaardigheid
  • Scripties
  • Education
  • Social Sciences
  • Theory & Practice of Education
  • Vetenskapligt skrivande
  • Doktorsavhandlingar
Label
How to write a thesis, by Umberto Eco ; translated by Caterina Mongiat Farina & Geoff Farina
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The definition and purpose of the thesis : What is a thesis and why is it required? ; For whom is this book written? ; The usefulness of a thesis after graduation ; Four obvious rules for choosing a thesis topic -- Choosing the topic : Monograph or survey? ; Historical or theoretical? ; Ancient or contemporary? ; How long does it take to write a thesis? ; Is it necessary to know foreign languages? ; "Scientific" or political? : What does it mean to be scientific? ; Writing about direct social experience ; Treating a "journalistic" topic with scientific accuracy ; How to avoid being exploited by your advisor -- Conducting research ; The availability of primary and secondary sources : What are the sources of a scientific work? ; Direct and indirect sources ; Bibliographical research : How to use the library ; Managing your sources with the bibliographic index card file ; Documentation guidelines ; An experiment in the library of Alessandria ; Must you read books?: If so, what should you read first? -- The work plan and the index card : The table of contents as a working hypothesis ; Index cards and notes : various types of index cards and their purpose ; Organizing the primary sources ; The importance of readings index cards ; Academic humility -- Writing the thesis : The audience ; How to write ; Quotations : When and how to quote: 10 rules ; Quotes, paraphrases, and plagiarism ; Footnotes : The purpose of footnotes ; The notes and bibliography system ; The author-date system ; Instructions, traps, and conventions ; Academic pride -- The final draft : Formatting the thesis : Margins and spaces ; Underlining and capitalization ; Sections ; Quotation marks and other signs ; Transliterations and diacritics ; Punctuation, foreign accents and abbreviations ; Some miscellaneous advice ; The final bibliography ; The appendices ; The table of contents -- Conclusions
Control code
904598432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781336183339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
YBP12140846
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 863ae255-d63f-4c82-b33f-0a67e9ea5dd2
  • 22573/ctt17kkdrr
  • 10029
  • 9780262328753
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904598432
Label
How to write a thesis, by Umberto Eco ; translated by Caterina Mongiat Farina & Geoff Farina
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The definition and purpose of the thesis : What is a thesis and why is it required? ; For whom is this book written? ; The usefulness of a thesis after graduation ; Four obvious rules for choosing a thesis topic -- Choosing the topic : Monograph or survey? ; Historical or theoretical? ; Ancient or contemporary? ; How long does it take to write a thesis? ; Is it necessary to know foreign languages? ; "Scientific" or political? : What does it mean to be scientific? ; Writing about direct social experience ; Treating a "journalistic" topic with scientific accuracy ; How to avoid being exploited by your advisor -- Conducting research ; The availability of primary and secondary sources : What are the sources of a scientific work? ; Direct and indirect sources ; Bibliographical research : How to use the library ; Managing your sources with the bibliographic index card file ; Documentation guidelines ; An experiment in the library of Alessandria ; Must you read books?: If so, what should you read first? -- The work plan and the index card : The table of contents as a working hypothesis ; Index cards and notes : various types of index cards and their purpose ; Organizing the primary sources ; The importance of readings index cards ; Academic humility -- Writing the thesis : The audience ; How to write ; Quotations : When and how to quote: 10 rules ; Quotes, paraphrases, and plagiarism ; Footnotes : The purpose of footnotes ; The notes and bibliography system ; The author-date system ; Instructions, traps, and conventions ; Academic pride -- The final draft : Formatting the thesis : Margins and spaces ; Underlining and capitalization ; Sections ; Quotation marks and other signs ; Transliterations and diacritics ; Punctuation, foreign accents and abbreviations ; Some miscellaneous advice ; The final bibliography ; The appendices ; The table of contents -- Conclusions
Control code
904598432
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781336183339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
YBP12140846
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 863ae255-d63f-4c82-b33f-0a67e9ea5dd2
  • 22573/ctt17kkdrr
  • 10029
  • 9780262328753
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904598432

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