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Pocket Guide To Apa Style

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780547201931

ISBN10:
0547201931
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/14/2008
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, THE POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, Third Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help you write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, you will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources that will teach you to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in your own research.

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 from Dissertation 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 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 Online Dissertation
An Online Abstract
An Article in an Online Encyclopedia or Other Reference Work
An Online Scholarly Project, Information Database, or Professional Website
An Online Transcript of a Lecture or Speech
An Online Map, Graph, Table, or Chart
A CD-ROM Source
An E-mail Interview
An Online Video Podcast
An Online Audio Podcast
An Online Posting--Discussion Group or Weblog
Examining Sample Papers
Argumentative Paper: "Beyond Birth Order: Recognizing Other Variables"
Experimental Paper: "Students' Reactions to Kinds of Test Questions: A Piece in the Test-Anxiety Puzzle"
Appendix
Poster Presentations
Index
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