Customer Reviews: A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
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on December 12, 2012 can find all of this information online for free. I only bought it because I had a professor that wanted us to have the physical handbook and made us bring it to class. It is helpful and useful if you need to write in Turabian style, but I would just google the information if you can and save a few dollars.
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on April 15, 2000
This is every professor's love no matter what university or college you go to. The Sixth Edition is defintely not up to date considering it was published in 1996.
There are no internet citation guide. Much of the manual is not well identified. You have to use the index more than anything just to find the information you need.
Unfortuantely this is the "bible" guide for a university.
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on February 4, 2010
Do you always stand out by following the trends of others? You can do many insightful things in college by conforming your style, but is it always the thing you wanted to make? Inspiration has hit me a few times in life and I have to say that it did not follow in these footsteps.

So, do you trade for grades or do you say what you need to say?
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on September 23, 2014
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on May 21, 1999
While Turabian does provide for the most part ample and lucid descriptions of the varied types of possible citations and reference notes, it is lacking in the area of online and internet citations. The section on online documentation is brief and entirely fails to mention world wide web or other internet sources. The reader is left on his own to cite this important category of sources.
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on July 4, 2005
This book was recommended for one of my classes. However, the book is not very useful. I tried to find the correct way to cite a web page - but the book doesn't list any type of electronic sources. It desperately needs to be updated to include modern technology.
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on September 10, 2000
because in my class i would get docked points just for not putting a period in the correct spot! oh well. it's not too bad of a book. quite complex though. you'd think that our civilization becoming more advanced, we'd find an easier way to write. oh well, we can't all have the world.
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on November 12, 2001
This article by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania is about the advancement of technology, especially the computer technology and its benefits to the human society. It is based on the conference on "Digital technologies and Environment: New challenges and pathways to sustainability.EThe article provides a brief view of the discussions of the conference organized by the World Resource institute and the Wharton's Environmental Management Program. Some of the topics of this conference detailed in the article are:
Using information as a weapon in the fight against environmental hazards, thee growing importance of remanufacturing and some new initiatives to achieve energy efficiency.
The article describes how technology helps in maintaining and manipulating data and how this improvement of technology is useful in controlling environmental hazards. The author than emphasizes on the use of recyclable material and its importance in the modern world, regarding the reduction of waste production and the reduction in energy consumption with the use of digital technology. The author also discusses the use of information technology as a means of easy accessibility to data by various users reducing the amount of time radically and the increasing use of new technology by the companies.
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