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The APA Style of Documentation A Pocket Guide

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780136049708

ISBN10:
0136049702
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/4/2009
Publisher(s):
Longman

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Summary

This concise, economical pocket guide is a handy reference for finding, evaluating, and citing sources, APA documentation, and avoiding plagiarism. Exceptionally clear, class-tested explanations of all key concepts. Concentrates on the sources most likely to be cited by students. Includes a sample, documented student essay Features documentation maps visually linking images of actual sources to their citations for: a journal article accessed through a database, and a book with two authors.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  PLAGIARISM

 

            Introduction

Academic Honesty

Plagiarism Defined

            Plagiarism Examples

 

Chapter 2  FINDING AND EVALUATING SOURCES

 

            The Physical Library

            The Electronic Library

            Other Sources

            Evaluating Print Sources

            Evaluating Electronic sources

 

Chapter 3  CITING SOURCES IN ACADEMIC WRITING

 

Key Terms

 

            In-Text Citations–The Three Rules of Form and Format 

                        1.  Citing a Single Source by One Author

                        2.  Citing Multiple Sources in One Sentence

                        3. Punctuating and Formatting Citations

            Block Quotes, Embedded Quotes, and Direct Quotes 

            Integrating Sources

            How to Cite:

   Works by One Author (direct quote and paraphrase)

   Two or More Works by One Author 

   Works with Multiple Authors 

   Anonymous Author  

   Corporate Author and Indirect Source 

   Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Translated Works

   Personal Communications, Interviews, and Sacred Texts

   Oral and Electronic Presentations

   Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes or Endnotes

 

 

Chapter 4  SAMPLE STUDENT ESSAY

 

            Main Essay and In-text Samples 

            References Page Example

 

Chapter 5  CREATING A REFERENCES PAGE

 

Key Terms 

 

General Overview

 

How to Create a References Entry for:

 

            Electronic Sources 

                        Web introduction, DOI and URL use

                        Journal with No DOI, Journal with DOI

                        Print Journal, Newspaper Article, Databases

                        Retrieval Dates, Webpage (non-periodical)

                        Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Bibliography, and Weblog

                        Online Image, Online Videos, E-mail, and  CD-ROMs

 

            Print Periodicals

                        Newspaper Article, Editorial, & Review

                        Popular Magazines, and No Listed Author

                        Film Review, Scholarly Journals

                        Continuous versus Separate Pagination

 

            Print Books

                        One, Two, or Multiple Authors

                        Translation and Tricky Names

                        Chapter, Article, and Editions 

                        Two or More Books by the Same Author

                        Title Within a Title, Corporate Author, Anonymous Author 

                        Sacred Text, Graphic Novel

                        Multiple Volumes, Dictionary, and Encyclopedia

 

            Other Print Sources

                        Government Publications, Dissertations, Conference Proceedings

                        Legal Documents and Court Rulings

                        Personal Communications, Maps and Charts

                        Manuscripts and Typescripts 

 

            Nonprint Sources

                        Television Broadcast

                        Motion Picture

                        Sound Recordings

 

            Winging It

                        How to Cite Unusual Sources

                        Statue, Tea Tin, Board Game, Manual, Cartoon, and beyond 



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