Pocket Guide to Apa Style

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 3/1/2006
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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An ideal tool for students writing research papers for psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and criminal justice courses, this new brief reference manual offers easy access to the APA documentation style, along with research writing basics. The Pocket Guide to APA Style is a convenient, portable reference that helps students write properly documented papers. In addition to thorough coverage of APA style, the book includes an overview of the research writing process entitled "Writing Scholarly Papers, " two sample APA-style papers (including one experimental research paper), and three useful appendixes.

Table of Contents

Writing Scholarly Papers Subject and Topic Thesis Statements, Hypotheses, or Stated Objectives
Research Goals
Research Methods Evaluating Sources
Note-Taking Plagiarism Planning Writing Strategies
Preparing APA Manuscripts
Parts of the Manuscript
General Manuscript Guidelines
Following APA Editorial Style Punctuation and Mechanics
General Style Word Choice
Preparing the Reference List and In-Text Citations
The Reference List--
An Overview Information for APA
Entries Format for APA
Entries Alphabetizing the Reference
List In-Text Citations Quotations
Citing Periodicals
An Article in a Journal with Continuous Paging
An Article in a Journal with Separate Paging
An Abstract An Article in a Monthly Magazine
An Article in a Weekly Magazine
An Article in a Newspaper
An Article in a Newsletter
An Editorial A Letter to the Editor
A Review An Abstract fromDissertation
Abstracts International
A Secondary Source
Citing Books and Other Separately Published Materials
A Book by One Author
A Book by Two or More Authors
A Book with No Author Named
A Book with an Organization as Author
An Edition Other than the First
An Edited Collection An Original Selection in an Edited Collection
A Previously Published Selection in an Edited Collection
A Revised or Enlarged Edition
A Reprinted Book
A Multivolume Work
An Article in an Encyclopedia or Other Reference Work
A Work in a Series
A Translation
A Government Document--Committee, Commission, Department
A Preface, Introduction, Foreword, Epilogue, or Afterword
A Monograph
A Pamphlet or Brochure
An Unpublished Dissertation Published Proceedings from a Conference Multiple Works by the Same Author
A Secondary Source
Citing Audiovisual Sources
A Motion Picture
A Filmstrip or Slide Program
A Television Broadcast
A Radio Broadcast A Recording An Interview A Transcript
A Lecture or Speech
A Work of Art
A Map, Graph, Table, or Chart
Citing Electronic Sources
An Online Scholarly Project, Information Database, or Professional Website
A Source From an Online Scholarly Project, Information Database, or Professional Web Site
An Article in an Online Journal
An Article in an Online Magazine
An Article in an Online Newspaper
An Article in an Online Newsletter
An Online Book An Article in an Online Encyclopedia or Other Reference Work
An Online Government Document
An Online Transcript of a Lecture or Speech
An Online Map, Graph, Table, or Chart
An Online Transcript of a Television or Radio Broadcast
A CD-ROM Source
An E-mail Interview
An Online Posting
Examining Sample Papers Argumentative Paper: "Beyond Birth Order: Recognizing Other Variables" (Elissa Allen and Jeremy Reynolds) Experimental Paper: "A Piece in the Test-Anxiety Puzzle: Students' Reactions to Kinds of Test Questions" (Gabriel Stevenson)
Poster Presentations
Shortened Forms of Publishers' Names
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