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The NEWAPA version of A Pocket Style Manualprovides help for students writing in social sciences and other disciplines that use APA style: psychology, sociology, economics, criminal justice, nursing, education, and business. With a focus on APA conventions and practices, examples and models from across the disciplines, and guidelines for integrating and documenting a wide variety of sources, A Pocket Style Manual, APA version,gives concise, straightforward, and trusted advice for any writing situation.
Table of Contents
Writing Papers in APA Style 1 Writing college papers in APA style a Research paper: Literature review b Research paper: Original research c Laboratory report d Analytical essay e Annotated bibliography f Administrative report g Case study h Clinical paper i Professional memo j Reflective memo 2 Understanding APA conventions 3 Posing questions to start a paper 4 Finding appropriate sources 5 Evaluating sources 6 Managing information; avoiding plagiarism 7 Supporting a thesis 8 Avoiding plagiarism 9 Integrating sources Formatting Papers in APA Style 10 Parts of a paper in APA style a Title page b Abstract c Introduction d Method e Results f Discussion g References h Footnotes i Headings j Appendices k Visuals11 APA manuscript format 12 Sample pages from papers in APA style a Research paper: Literature review (psychology) b Research paper: Empirical research (psychology) c Research paper: Qualitative methodology (sociology) d Analytical essay (sociology) e Annotated bibliography (economics) f Laboratory report (psychology) g Administrative report (criminology/criminal justice) h Clinical practice paper (nursing) i Reflective essay (education) j Business report k Professional memo (business)Documenting Sources in APA Style 13 APA in-text citations 14 APA reference list 15 APA footnotes Clarity16 Wordy sentences 17 Active verbs 18 Parallelism 19 Needed words 20 Shifts 21 Mixed constructions 22 Misplaced and dangling modifiers 23 Sentence variety 24 Appropriate voice Grammar25 Subject-verb agreement 26 Other problems with verbs 27 Pronouns (agreement, reference, case) 28 Adjectives and adverbs 29 Sentence fragments 30 Run-on sentences 31 Grammar concerns for multilingual writers Punctuation32 The comma 33 The semicolon and the colon 34 The apostrophe 35 Quotation marks 36 Other marks Mechanics37 Capitalization 38 Abbreviations 39 Numbers 40 Italics 41 Spelling 42 Hyphenation Glossaries43 Glossary of usage 44 Glossary of grammatical terms Index Charts and checklists