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Lester, James D. Sr 1935-2006

Overview
Works: 52 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 8,078 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Fiction  Style manuals  Essays 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
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Most widely held works about James D Lester
 
Most widely held works by James D Lester
Writing research papers : a complete guide by James D Lester( Book )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in English and held by 2,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The definitive research paper guide for your courses, Writing Research Papers combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on electronic research and presentation. This market-leading text provides you with step-by-step guidance through the research writing process, from selecting and narrowing a topic to formatting the finished document. It includes an extremely thorough and accurate coverage of citation styles for a wide variety of disciplines."--Publisher description
Writing research papers : a complete guide by James D Lester( Book )

47 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive, and thorough coverage of traditional research, including a completely up-to-date presentation of technological advances in research
The research paper handbook by James D Lester( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the process of writing a research paper. Includes 3 model papers and examples of documentation, computer searches, and an appendix on writing
The essential guide : research writing across the disciplines by James D Lester( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocket-sized and inexpensive, this research guide is priced to work as a supplement in any research-oriented course. Designed to be a guide for writing research papers both in all courses in all disciplines, the text features advice on the judicious handling of research materials as well as extensive coverage of electronic research
Principles of writing research papers by James D Lester( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Principles of Writing Research Papers, Second Edition, is the ultimate brief research reference source. Pocket-sized and inexpensive, this research guide is priced to work as a supplement in any research-oriented course." "Designed as a guide for writing research papers both in first-year composition courses and in upper-level courses in all disciplines, Principles of Writing Research Papers is rooted in the fundamentals of thorough library research yet it encourages and equips students to utilize the Internet and field research. It endorses the written word while recognizing the value of graphics, audio, video, and slide presentations. Book jacket."--Jacket
Fallout by James D Lester( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After transferring to a Texas prep school during his junior year, Kenny finds it difficult to live up to the reputation of his heroic father who died in the Vietnam War
Research paper handbook : your complete guide by James D Lester( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So you have to write a research paper and this time you want an A. Do you know how to start? How do you pick a topic? Find useful information? Write in the correct style? Use and properly credit electronic sources? The third edition of Research Paper Handbook is a step-by-step guide to writing effective research papers while avoiding common pitfalls. You'll learn how to: Establish a research topic Gather information Search sources ranging from the Internet and television programs to books and newspapers Take notes and draft outlines Write using an academic style Create Bibliographies and citations Use MLA and APA styles Take advantage of technological support
Writing research papers in the social sciences by James D Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential guide to writing research papers by James D Lester( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diverse identities : classic multicultural essays by James D Lester( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wide range of essays examining multicultural issues, divided into sections on family, issues of identity, place, language, and combating prejudice
Daughters of the Revolution : classic essays by women( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plato's heirs : classic essays( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer's handbook : style and grammar by James D Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of bunsen burners, bones, and belles lettres : classic essays across the curriculum( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing across the curriculum and research by James D Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patterns; readings for composition by James D Lester( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interactions : the aims and patterns of writing by James D Lester( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing : style and grammar by James D Lester( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composing from sources by James D Lester( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citing cyberspace : to accompany Lester, Writing research papers : a complete guide, eighth edition by James D Lester( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The research paper handbook
Alternative Names
Lester, James

Lester, James D.

Lester, James D. 1935-2006 Senior

Lester, James D. 1935-2006 Sr

Lester, James D. Jr

Lester, James D. Senior 1935-2006

Lester, James D. Sr. 1935-2006

Lester, Jim

Lester, Jim D.

Lester, Jim D. Jr

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Writing research papers : a complete guideThe research paper handbookThe essential guide : research writing across the disciplinesPrinciples of writing research papersFalloutResearch paper handbook : your complete guideWriting research papers in the social sciencesThe essential guide to writing research papers