The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Eighth Edition, is a brief and accessible pocket-sized handbook that answers questions about writing in the disciplines, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. Teaching and Learning Experience This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It provides: * Minimal terminology, clear explanations and examples, and pointers for ESL writers: Help students at all levels of learning. * Extensive sections on academic writing, research writing, source documentation, and document design: Support writers in all disciplines. * Convenient pocket size, four-color design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids: Make the book convenient to carry and easy to use.