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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association,9781557982414

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

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9781557982414

ISBN10:
1557982414
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Pub. Date:
7/1/1994
Publisher(s):
Amer Psychological Assn
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Summary

The fifth edition of the "APA Manual" is a new and improved style manual for writers and students in psychology and other behavioral and social sciences. This valuable reference tool gives writers easy-to-use guidelines on how to prepare manuscripts according to APA style.

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Table Examples
xv(2)
List of Figures, Figure Examples, and Exhibits
xvii(2)
List of Checklists xix(2)
Foreword xxi(4)
Introduction xxv
Organization of the Fourth Edition xxvi(2)
Specific Style Changes in the Fourth Edition xxviii(3)
How to Use the Manual xxxi
1. Content and Organization of a Manuscript
1(22)
Quality of Content
2(2)
1.01 Designing and Reporting Research
3(1)
1.02 Evaluating Content
3(1)
Characteristics of Authorship and Articles
4(3)
1.03 Authorship
4(1)
1.04 Types of Articles
4(2)
1.05 Length, Headings, and Tone
6(1)
Parts of a Manuscript
7(14)
1.06 Title Page
7(1)
1.07 Abstract
8(3)
1.08 Introduction
11(1)
1.09 Method
12(3)
1.10 Results
15(3)
1.11 Discussion
18(1)
1.12 Multiple Experiments
19(1)
1.13 References
20(1)
1.14 Appendix
20(1)
1.15 Author Note
21(1)
Quality of Presentation
21(2)
2. Expression of Ideas
23(38)
Writing Style
23(8)
2.01 Orderly Presentation of Ideas
24(1)
2.02 Smoothness of Expression
25(1)
2.03 Economy of Expression
26(2)
2.04 Precision and Clarity
28(3)
2.05 Strategies to Improve Writing Style
31(1)
Grammar
31(15)
2.06 Verbs
32(2)
2.07 Agreement of Subject and Verb
34(2)
2.08 Pronouns
36(2)
2.09 Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
38(3)
2.10 Relative Pronouns and Subordinate Conjunctions
41(2)
2.11 Parallel Construction
43(3)
2.12 Linguistic Devices
46(1)
Guidelines to Reduce Bias in Language
46(15)
Guideline 1: Describe at the appropriate level of specificity
47(1)
Guideline 2: Be sensitive to labels
48(1)
Guideline 3: Acknowledge participation
49(1)
2.13 Gender
50(1)
2.14 Sexual Orientation
51(1)
2.15 Racial and Ethnic Identity
52(1)
2.16 Disabilities
53(1)
2.17 Age
53(8)
3. APA Editorial Style
61(174)
Punctuation
62(8)
3.01 Period
62(1)
3.02 Comma
62(1)
3.03 Semicolon
63(1)
3.04 Colon
64(1)
3.05 Dash
65(1)
3.06 Quotation Marks
65(1)
3.07 Parentheses
66(2)
3.08 Brackets
68(1)
3.09 Slash
69(1)
Spelling
70(5)
3.10 Preferred Spelling
70(1)
3.11 Hyphenation
70(5)
Capitalization
75(5)
3.12 Words Beginning a Sentence
75(1)
3.13 Major Words in Titles and Headings
75(1)
3.14 Proper Nouns and Trade Names
76(1)
3.15 Nouns Followed by Numerals or Letters
77(1)
3.16 Titles of Tests
78(1)
3.17 Names of Conditions or Groups in an Experiment
79(1)
3.18 Names of Factors, Variables, and Effects
79(1)
Italics
80(1)
3.19 Underlining Words
80(1)
Abbreviations
80(10)
3.20 Use of Abbreviations
80(3)
3.21 Explanation of Abbreviations
83(1)
3.22 Abbreviations Accepted as Words
84(1)
3.23 Abbreviations Used Often in APA Journals
84(1)
3.24 Latin Abbreviations
85(1)
3.25 Scientific Abbreviations
85(3)
3.26 Other Abbreviations
88(1)
3.27 Use of Periods With Abbreviations
88(1)
3.28 Plurals of Abbreviations
89(1)
3.29 Abbreviations Beginning a Sentence
89(1)
Headings and Series
90(5)
3.30 Organizing a Manuscript With Headings
90(1)
3.31 Levels of Headings
91(1)
3.32 Selecting the Levels of Headings
91(2)
3.33 Seriation
93(2)
Quotations
95(4)
3.34 Quotation of Sources
95(1)
3.35 Accuracy
96(1)
3.36 Double or Single Quotation Marks
96(1)
3.37 Changes From the Source Requiring No Explanation
96(1)
3.38 Changes From the Source Requiring Explanation
97(1)
3.39 Citation of Sources
97(1)
3.40 Citations Within Quotations
97(1)
3.41 Permission to Quote
98(1)
Numbers
99(6)
3.42 Numbers Expressed in Figures
99(2)
3.43 Numbers Expressed in Words
101(2)
3.44 Combining Figures and Words to Express Numbers
103(1)
3.45 Ordinal Numbers
103(1)
3.46 Decimal Fractions
104(1)
3.47 Arabic or Roman Numerals
104(1)
3.48 Commas in Numbers
105(1)
3.49 Plurals of Numbers
105(1)
Metrication
105(6)
3.50 Policy on Metrication
105(1)
3.51 Style for Metric Units
106(5)
3.52 Metric Tables
111(1)
Statistical and Mathematical Copy
111(9)
3.53 Selecting the Method of Analysis and Retaining Data
111(1)
3.54 Selecting Effective Presentation
112(1)
3.55 References for Statistics
112(1)
3.56 Formulas
112(1)
3.57 Statistics in Text
112(2)
3.58 Statistical Symbols
114(4)
3.59 Spacing, Alignment, and Punctuation
118(1)
3.60 Equations in Text
119(1)
3.61 Displayed Equations
119(1)
Tables
120(21)
3.62 Tabular Versus Textual Presentation
120(5)
3.63 Relation of Tables and Text
125(1)
3.64 Relation Between Tables
126(1)
3.65 Table Numbers
126(1)
3.66 Table Titles
126(1)
3.67 Headings
127(2)
3.68 Body of a Table
129(1)
3.69 Presenting Data in Specific Types of Tables
130(6)
3.70 Notes to a Table
136(3)
3.71 Ruling of Tables
139(1)
3.72 Size of Tables
139(1)
3.73 Tables From Another Source
140(1)
3.74 Table Checklist
140(1)
Figures
141(22)
3.75 Deciding to Use Figures
141(1)
3.76 Standards for Figures
142(1)
3.77 Types of Figures
142(7)
3.78 Line Art Versus Halftone
149(1)
3.79 Overall Size and Proportion
149(3)
3.80 Preparation of Figures
152(5)
3.81 Creating Graphs
157(1)
3.82 Using Photographs
158(2)
3.83 Identifying and Citing Figures
160(1)
3.84 Figure Legends and Captions
160(1)
3.85 Submitting Figures
161(1)
3.86 Figure Checklist
162(1)
Footnotes and Notes
163(3)
3.87 Footnotes in Text
163(1)
3.88 Notes to Tables
164(1)
3.89 Author Note
164(2)
Appendixes
166(2)
3.90 Identifying and Citing Appendixes
166(1)
3.91 Body and Headings
167(1)
3.92 Table as Appendix
167(1)
3.93 Tests and Questionnaires
167(1)
Reference Citations in Text
168(6)
3.94 One Work by One Author
168(1)
3.95 One Work by Multiple Authors
168(2)
3.96 Groups as Authors
170(1)
3.97 Works With No Author (Including Legal Materials) or With an Anonymous Author
171(1)
3.98 Authors With the Same Surname
171(1)
3.99 Two or More Works Within the Same Parentheses
172(1)
3.100 Classical Works
173(1)
3.101 Specific Parts of a Source
173(1)
3.102 Personal Communications
173(1)
3.103 Citations in Parenthetical Material
174(1)
Reference List
174(15)
3.104 Agreement of Text and Reference List
175(1)
3.105 Construction of an Accurate and Complete Reference List
175(1)
3.106 APA Style
175(3)
3.107 Order of References in the Reference List
178(2)
3.108 References Included in a Meta-Analysis
180(1)
3.109 Application of APA Reference Style
181(1)
3.110 General Forms
182(1)
3.111 Authors
182(1)
3.112 Publication Date
183(1)
3.113 Title of Article or Chapter
184(1)
3.114 Title of Work and Publication Information: Periodicals
185(1)
3.115 Title of Work: Nonperiodicals
186(1)
3.116 Title of Work: Part of a Nonperiodical (Book Chapters)
187(1)
3.117 Publication Information: Nonperiodicals
188(1)
Appendix 3-A. Elements and Examples of References in APA Style
189(34)
Index to Appendix 3-A
189(5)
A. Periodicals
194(7)
B. Books, Brochures, and Book Chapters
201(6)
C. Technical and Research Reports
207(3)
D. Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia
210(2)
E. Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses
212(1)
F. Unpublished Work and Publications of Limited Circulation
213(2)
G. Reviews
215(1)
H. Audiovisual Media
216(2)
I. Electronic Media
218(5)
Appendix 3-B. References to Legal Materials
223(12)
3.118 General Forms
223(1)
3.119 Text Citations of Legal Materials
224(1)
3.120 Court Decisions (Bluebook Rule 10)
224(4)
3.121 Statutes (Bluebook Rule 12)
228(2)
3.122 Legislative Materials (Bluebook Rule 13)
230(3)
3.123 Administrative and Executive Materials (Bluebook Rule 14)
233(2)
4. Manuscript Preparation and Sample Paper
235(38)
Author's Responsibilities
236(1)
General Instructions for Preparing the Paper Manuscript
237(11)
4.01 Paper
237(1)
4.02 Typeface
237(2)
4.03 Double-Spacing
239(1)
4.04 Margins
240(1)
4.05 Order of the Manuscript Pages
240(1)
4.06 Page Numbers and Manuscript Page Headers
241(1)
4.07 Corrections
241(1)
4.08 Paragraphs and Indention
242(1)
4.09 Uppercase and Lowercase Letters
242(1)
4.10 Headings
242(2)
4.11 Spacing and Punctuation
244(1)
4.12 Seriation
244(1)
4.13 Quotations
245(1)
4.14 Statistical and Mathematical Copy
246(2)
Instructions for Typing the Parts of a Manuscript
248(9)
4.15 Title Page
248(2)
4.16 Abstract
250(1)
4.17 Text
251(1)
4.18 References
251(1)
4.19 Appendixes
251(1)
4.20 Footnotes and Notes
252(1)
4.21 Tables and Table Titles, Notes, and Rules
253(1)
4.22 Figures and Figure Captions
254(1)
4.23 Spelling Check and Word Count
255(1)
4.24 Special Instructions for Typesetting
255(1)
4.25 Number of Copies
255(1)
4.26 Cover Letter
256(1)
4.27 Contents of Package
256(1)
4.28 Editor Acknowledgment of Manuscript Submission
257(1)
4.29 Interim Correspondence
257(1)
Sample Paper and Outlines
257(16)
5. Manuscript Acceptance and Production
273(16)
Transmitting the Accepted Manuscript for Production
274(3)
5.01 Copyright Transfer and Certification of Authorship
274(1)
5.02 Preparing the Word-Processing File for Editing and Typesetting
274(3)
5.03 Future Correspondence
277(1)
Reviewing the Copyedited Manuscript
277(1)
5.04 Paper Manuscript
278(1)
5.05 Electronic Manuscript
278(1)
Proofreading
278(5)
5.06 Reading Proofs
278(3)
5.07 Author's Alterations
281(1)
5.08 Returning Proofs and Manuscript
282(1)
5.09 Ordering Reprints
282(1)
After the Article Is Published
283(6)
5.10 Retaining Raw Data
283(1)
5.11 Correction Notices
283(6)
6. Journals Program of the American Psychological Association
289(30)
Policies Governing the Journals
289(12)
6.01 Selection of Editors
290(1)
6.02 Page Allocations
290(1)
6.03 Publication Lag
291(1)
6.04 Primary Publication
291(1)
6.05 Ethics of Scientific Publication
292(7)
6.06 Author's Copyright on an Unpublished Manuscript
299(1)
6.07 Copyright and Permission to Reproduce APA Material
299(1)
6.08 Other Copyrighted Material
300(1)
Editorial Management of Manuscripts
301(5)
6.09 Editorial Responsibilities
301(1)
6.10 Date of Receipt of Manuscripts
301(1)
6.11 Order of Publication of Articles
302(1)
6.12 Procedures in Editorial Review
302(3)
6.13 Masked Review
305(1)
6.14 Evaluation of Manuscripts
305(1)
The APA Journals
306(11)
6.15 Policy Statements on Journal Coverage
306(11)
Journal-Related Periodicals
317(2)
7. Bibliography
319(12)
7.01 History of the Publication Manual
319(1)
7.02 References Cited in This Edition
320(3)
7.03 Suggested Reading
323(8)
Appendix A: Material Other Than Journal Articles
331(10)
Theses, Dissertations, and Student Papers
331(5)
A.01 Final Manuscript
331(1)
A.02 Content Requirements
332(2)
A.03 Manuscript Preparation Requirements
334(2)
Converting the Dissertation Into a Journal Article
336(3)
A.04 Length
337(1)
A.05 Selectivity
337(1)
A.06 Writing Style
338(1)
A.07 Interpretation of Data
338(1)
Material for Oral Presentation
339(1)
Material Published in Abbreviated Form
340(1)
Appendix B: Checklist for Manuscript Submission
341(6)
Format
341(1)
Title Page and Abstract
342(1)
Paragraphs and Headings
342(1)
Abbreviations
342(1)
Mathematics and Statistics
342(1)
Units of Measurement
343(1)
References
343(1)
Notes and Footnotes
343(1)
Tables and Figures
344(1)
Copyright and Quotations
344(1)
Submitting the Manuscript
344(1)
Note to Students
345(2)
Appendix C: Checklist for Transmitting Accepted Manuscripts for Electronic Production
347(2)
Preparing the ASCII File
347(1)
Naming the ASCII Files
348(1)
Transmitting the Manuscript
348(1)
Index 349


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