On Writing, Editing, and Publishingjacques barzunTricks of the Tradehoward s. beckerWriting for Social Scientistshoward s. beckerThe Craft of Translationjohn biguenet and rainer schulte, editorsThe Craft of Researchwayne c. booth, gregory g. colomb, and joseph m.williamsGlossary of Typesetting Termsrichard eckersley, richard angstadt, charles m.ellerston, richard hendel, naomi b. pascal, and anitawalker scottWriting Ethnographic Fieldnotesrobert m. emerson, rachel i. fretz, and linda l. shawLegal Writing in Plain Englishbryan a. garnerGetting It Publishedwilliam germanoA Poet’s Guide to Poetrymary kinzieMapping It Outmark monmonierThe Chicago Guide to Communicating Sciencescott l. montgomeryIndexing Booksnancy c. mulvanyGetting into Printwalter w. powellA Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertationskate l. turabianTales of the Fieldjohn van maanenStylejoseph m. williamsA Handbook of Biological Illustrationfrances w. zweifelChicago Guide for Preparing Electronic Manuscriptsprepared by the staff of the university of chicago press
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wayne c. boothis the George Pullman Distinguished Service Professor Emeritusat the University of Chicago. His many books includeThe Rhetoric of FictionandFor the Love of It: Amateuring and Its Rivals,both published by the University ofChicago Press.gregory g. colombis professor of English language and literature at the Univer-sity of Virginia. He is the author ofDesigns on Truth: The Poetics of the AugustanMock-Epic.joseph m. williamsis professor emeritus in the Department of English Languageand Literature at the University of Chicago. He is the author ofStyle: Toward Clar-ity and Grace.Together Colomb and Williams have writtenThe Craft of Argument,published by the University of Chicago Press.The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 60637The University of Chicago Press, Ltd., London1995, 2003 by The University of ChicagoAll rights reserved. Published 2003Printed in the United States of America12 11 10 09 08 07 06 05 04 031 2 3 4 5ISBN: 0-226-06567-7 (cloth)ISBN: 0-226-06568-5 (paper)Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataBooth, Wayne C.The craft of research / Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M.Williams.—2nd ed.p. cm. — (Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing)Includes bibliographical references and index.ISBN 0-226-06567-7 (cloth : alk. paper) — ISBN 0-226-06568-5 (paper : alk.paper)1. Research—Methodology. 2. Technical writing. I. Colomb, Gregory G.II. Williams, Joseph M. III. Title. IV. Series.