The definitive research paper guide, Lester combines a traditional and practical approach to the research process with the latest information on researching and writing online. Comprehensive, but not overwhelming, Lester provides students with step-by-step guidance through the research writing process from selecting and narrowing a topic, to formatting the finished document. And it backs up the instruction with the most complete array of samples of any research writing guide on the market. Another of the text's ongoing strengths is its extremely thorough and accurate coverage of citation styles for a wide variety of disciplines. This edition maintains Lester's successful approach while detailing the uses of new computer technologies that are changing the face of research. In addition, an all-new Interactive Edition CD-ROM offers the entire text in an electronic format for easy reference while writing and researching on a computer. Numerous multimedia features include: interactive research activities, weblinks, and resources. The CD is FREE when bundled with the text. Available at an unbelievably low price in two formatsperfect and spiral-bound with tabsLester's text is one that students will keep throughout their college careers.Lester, James D. is the author of 'Writing Research Papers A Complete Guide', published 2001 under ISBN 9780321082077 and ISBN 0321082079.