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The "Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association" gives readers all the information they need about the process of publication, from organizing, writing, keying, and submitting your manuscript to seeing the accepted manuscript through production and publication. Plus, this fourth edition raises readers' awareness of ethical publishing issues and choosing accurate, sensitive words in describing persons.
Table of Contents
|List of Tables, Table Examples, Figures, and Figure Examples||p. XV|
|Organization of the Fifth Edition||p. XXIV|
|Specific Style Changes in the Fifth Edition||p. XXVI|
|How to Use the Publication Manual||p. XXVI|
|Content and Organization of a Manuscript||p. 3|
|Quality of Content||p. 4|
|Characteristics of Articles||p. 6|
|Parts of a Manuscript||p. 10|
|Quality of Presentation||p. 29|
|Expressing Ideas and Reducing Bias in Language||p. 31|
|Writing Style||p. 31|
|Guidelines to Reduce Bias in Language||p. 61|
|APA Editorial Style||p. 77|
|Headings and Series||p. 111|
|Statistical and Mathematical Copy||p. 136|
|Footnotes and Notes||p. 202|
|Reference Citations in Text||p. 207|
|Reference List||p. 215|
|Manuscript Preparation and Sample Papers to be Submitted for Publication||p. 283|
|The Author's Responsibilities||p. 284|
|General Instructions for Preparing the Paper Manuscript||p. 284|
|Instructions for Typing the Parts of a Manuscript||p. 296|
|Sample Paper and Outlines||p. 305|
|Material Other Than Journal Articles||p. 321|
|Theses, Dissertations, and Student Papers||p. 321|
|Converting the Dissertation Into a Journal Article||p. 326|
|Material for Oral Presentation||p. 329|
|Material Published in Abbreviated Form||p. 330|
|Manuscript Acceptance and Production||p. 331|
|Transmitting the Accepted Manuscript for Production||p. 332|
|Reviewing the Copyedited Manuscript||p. 335|
|After the Article is Published||p. 342|
|Journals Program of the American Psychological Association||p. 345|
|Policies Governing the Journals||p. 345|
|Editorial Management of Manuscripts||p. 357|
|Checklist for Manuscript Submission||p. 379|
|Title Page and Abstract||p. 380|
|Paragraphs and Headings||p. 380|
|Mathematics and Statistics||p. 380|
|Units of Measurement||p. 380|
|Notes and Footnotes||p. 381|
|Tables and Figures||p. 381|
|Copyright and Quotations||p. 382|
|Submitting the Manuscript||p. 382|
|Note to Students||p. 382|
|Checklist for Transmitting Accepted Manuscripts for Electronic Production||p. 385|
|Preparing the Electronic File||p. 385|
|Ethical Standards for the Reporting and Publishing of Scientific Information||p. 387|
|References to Legal Materials||p. 397|
|Sample Cover Letter||p. 411|
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