These terms, some of which are unique to research papers, relate to the areas of research, writing, proofreading, and presentation.
The voice in a sentence that shows that the subject of the verb is performing the action.
A bibliography that includes a commentary about the works being cited.
A list of materials that were used to research a topic.
A browser function that enables a Web site to be marked for easy retrieval.
An alphanumeric combination used to organize books on library shelves.
A system for looking up all materials in a library, now usually computerized.
A standard format for listing all research sources.
An organized collection of data.
A formal written composition that puts forward a new point of view based on research work that has been completed. A dissertation is usually required to obtain an advanced degree.
The person who is being interviewed.
An academic publication similar to a magazine.
A word used to search the Internet or library catalog for relevant information.
Reproduction of texts placed on a flat sheet of film and read on a special machine.
Reproduction of texts placed on a strip of film and read on a special machine.
The voice in a sentence that shows that the subject of the verb is receiving the action.
A process by which experts in a specific field assess a paper for suitability and accuracy.
A magazine, newspaper, journal, or newsletter that is published on a regular basis.
Using the information, writings, or ideas of another as one's own.
The original source of information, such as an eyewitness account, letter, speech, or statistical data.
Works that are freely available for use by the general public.
An expression, either written or verbal, that is used in its exact original form.
The experts who review a paper as part of the peer review process.
A source used in research, commonly understood to include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and the like.
A program on the Internet that enables a user to look for specific information.
Works that are not the original source of information, but are based on primary sources and add to them.
A research paper that usually takes most of a term to complete.
The main statement that a research paper sets out to prove.
A Web site that provides a wide range of resources for further exploration.