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Rules of thumb for research

by Jay Silverman

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill College in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-224) and index.

    StatementJay Silverman, Elaine Hughes, Diana Roberts Wienbroer.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsHughes, Elaine., Wienbroer, Diana Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2369 .S52 1999 fol.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL348443M
    ISBN 100070276390
    LC Control Number98007629

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