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The research project: how to write it

The research project: how to write it

Berry, Ralph, 1931-

This text sets out in clear terms the main tasks of doing a research project, covering: choosing a topic, using the library, taking notes, shaping and composing, pitfalls, references and bibliography as well as a new chapter on the internet

Book. English.
5th ed.
Published London: Routledge, 2004

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Statement of responsibility: Ralph Berry
ISBN: 0415334446, 0415334454, 9780415334440, 9780415334457
Note: Includes bibliography: p111-112. - and index.
Note: Previous ed.: 2000.
Physical Description: [vii], 128p. ; 22 cm.
Series: Routledge study guides
Subject: Report writing.


  1. Introduction
  2. 1. The Choice of Subject: Using the Library
  3. 2. Using the Internet for Research (by Robert Eaglestone)
  4. 3. Preparing a Bibliography
  5. 4. Taking Notes
  6. 5. Composing the Paper
  7. 6. The Final Version
  8. 7. Specimen Paper
  9. 8. Some Errors to Avoid
  10. 9. Publication in a Learned Journal
  11. Appendix: Some popular Search Engines
  12. Index

Author note

Ralph Berry has taught at universities around the world, including the University of Malaya, the University of Ottowa, the University of Massachusetts, Latrobe University (Melbourne), the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), the National University of Singapore and Kasetsart University in Bangkok, Thailand. He is the author of numerous scholarly books and articles.