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					Parts of a Book

Let’s take a closer look….
        Parts of a Book
• Spine (call number)
• Cover (Title, Author, Illustrator)
• Title Page
• Copyright Page
• Table of Contents (not all books
• Preface (author comments, not all
  books have)
        Parts of a Book
• Body (main part of the book)
• Glossary (mini dictionary, not
  all books have)
• Index (alphabetical listing of all
  important subjects discussed in
  the book, not all have)
     Title Page            The Biography of
                             Mrs. Kinnas
•   First page of a book
•   Title                  By Lisa Barnett
•   Author ( or Editor)
                            Illustrated by
•   Illustrator
                            Mrs. Tompkins
•   Publisher
•   Place of Publication     Kings Chapel
                            Perry, Georgia
                Copyright Page

• Back side of Title Page
• Copyright Date – when was the book
  Published? (think of it like your birthday)
  – Why is knowing this date important?
  – There can be more than one copyright date (illustrations)
• Edition
  – Why is knowing this important?
              Copyright Page
• Copyright information
  – Paragraph about all rights being reserved, no
    copies, reprints, etc. without permission
• ISBN – International Standard Book
  – Used for ordering
  – Every book has a unique number
            Table of Contents
 • Follows the Title and Copyright pages
 • Chapter Headings (titles of each chapter)
Chapter 1   What is an Ant         page 3
Chapter 2   Why ants build nests   page 5
Chapter 3   Where ants live        page 9
Chapter 4   What ants eat          page 11
         What’s it good for?
• Quick and easy overview of book
• Gives general idea of what the book is
  – General information, not specific
  – Does it have what you need to know?
  – Review chapter to see if it has enough
A bibliography is a list of citations made up
 of all the sources you consulted in
 preparation for writing a research paper.

Even if you do not directly quote an item in
 your research paper, you should still cite it
 in your bibliography if you used it to gain
 knowledge you did not previously have.
• Each citation in the bibliography is a description
  of the essential elements of each work
  consulted. This includes, but is not limited to,
  the title, author, publisher, and date of
  publication of each work.
• Citations are constructed using strict rules
  regarding punctuation, text format, and
  paragraph indentation. Each citation style
  (Chicago, APA, ASA, and MLA) has different
• The bibliography in a typical research paper is
  presented in alphabetical order by the first item
  listed (usually the author).
      Why have a Bibliography?
• Taking other people's ideas and presenting them as
  your own is a crime. When you are writing a research
  paper, you must tell your readers which ideas were not
  your own. A bibliography will help you do this.
• Will help you learn about your topic, discover the
  experts and important writings in your field,
• Will direct your readers who want to learn more about
  your topic to other resources.
• Familiarize you with keywords you can use to conduct
  more extensive searches
• Will help you to form your own original opinions about
  the subject.

•   List of topics or subjects
•   Located in back of the book
•   Alphabetical order
•   Gives very specific information –
    details of contents of the book
      What’s it good for?

• Helps put information in order

• Reduces the time you hunt for
          The Glossary
•   Back of book
•   Alphabetical Order
•   Mini-Dictionary
•   New or difficult words – key
      What’s it good for?
• If you do not understand a word in
  the book
• Find definitions and spellings
       What do you remember?
•   Title Page
•   Copyright Page
•   Table of Contents
•   Index
•   Glossary

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