The Making Sense series comprises four concise, readable guides to research and writing for use by students at all levels of undergraduate study. Designed especially for students in the humanities, this book outlines the general principles of style, grammar, and usage, while covering suchissues as how to conduct academic research, how to write essays, and how to document sources. The sixth edition of the book has new material on evaluating Internet sources and avoiding plagiarism, as well as new and updated examples.
Margot Northey was Dean of the School of Business, Queen's University. She is currently a business consultant. Joan McKibbin teaches communications and computer applications at St. Lawrence College.