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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 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|
|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|
|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 Government Document--Committee, Commission, Department|
|A Preface, Introduction, Foreword, Epilogue, or Afterword|
|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|An Unpublished Dissertation Published Proceedings from a Conference Multiple Works by the Same Author|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)|
|Shortened Forms of Publishers' Names|
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