Deborah Liptak Beyond the Internet: Successful Research Strategies [ABSTRACT]
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Friday, 1st February 2008

By Deborah Liptak

Abstract

Beyond the Internet: Successful Research Strategies by Barbara A. Chernow is to the study of the research process what The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. (Strunk, William. Elements of Style. Ithaca, NY: 1918) is to the study of grammar and composition. Both are classic reference books that condense the essence of their respective discipline while not diluting the essential principles.

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Beyond the Internet: Successful Research Strategies by Barbara A. Chernow is to the study of the research process what The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. (Strunk, William. Elements of Style. Ithaca, NY: 1918) is to the study of grammar and composition. Both are classic reference books that condense the essence of their respective discipline while not diluting the essential principles.

What's Inside:

Beyond the Internet covers sources that range from libraries, archives, card catalogues, classification systems and browsing other books in the genre, to letters, diaries, government records and personal interviews. All these sources add depth and breadth to the overview presented online.

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