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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association,9781557987914

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

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1557987912
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Pub. Date:
7/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Amer Psychological Assn
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Summary

With millions of copies sold, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, and justice administration, and other disciplines in which effective communication with words and data is fundamental. In addition to providing clear guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style, the Publication Manual offers an authoritative and easy-to-use reference and citation system and comprehensive coverage of the treatment of numbers, metrication, statistical and mathematical data, tables, and figures for use in writing, reports, or presentations. The new edition has been revised and updated to include: * The latest guidelines and examples for referencing electronic and online sources * New and revised guidelines for submitting papers electronically * Improved guidelines for avoiding plagiarism * Simplified formatting guidelines for writers using up-to-date word-processing software * All new guidelines for presenting case studies * Improved guidelines for the construction of tables * Updates on copyright and permissions issues for writers * New reference examples for audiovisual media and patents * An expanded and improved index for quick and easy access Writers, scholars, and professionals will also find: * New guidelines on how to choose text, tables, or figures to present data * Guidelines for writing cover letters for submitting articles for publication, plus a sample letter * Expanded guidelines on the retention of raw data * New advice on establishing written agreements for the use of shared data * New information on the responsibilities of co-authors * New and experienced readers alike will find the 5th Edition a complete resource for writing, presenting, or publishing with clarity and persuasiveness. Approximately 400 pages

Table of Contents

List of Tables, Table Examples, Figures, and Figure Examples
xv
Preface xix
Introduction xxiii
Organization of the Fifth Edition xxiv
Specific Style Changes in the Fifth Edition xxvi
How to Use the Publication Manual xxvi
Content and Organization of a Manuscript
3(28)
Quality of Content
4(1)
Designing and Reporting Research
5(1)
Evaluating Content
5(1)
Characteristics of Articles
6(1)
Authorship
6(1)
Types of Articles
7(2)
Length, Headings, and Tone
9(1)
Parts of a Manuscript
10(1)
Title Page
10(2)
Abstract
12(3)
Introduction
15(2)
Method
17(3)
Results
20(6)
Discussion
26(1)
Multiple Experiments
27(1)
References
28(1)
Appendix
28(1)
Author Note
29(2)
Quality of Presentation
29(2)
Expressing Ideas and Reducing Bias in Language
31(46)
Writing Style
31(1)
Orderly Presentation of Ideas
32(2)
Smoothness of Expression
34(1)
Economy of Expression
34(2)
Precision and Clarity
36(4)
Strategies to Improve Writing Style
40(1)
Grammar
40(1)
Verbs
41(3)
Agreement of Subject and Verb
44(3)
Pronouns
47(3)
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers and Use of Adverbs
50(4)
Relative Pronouns and Subordinate Conjunctions
54(3)
Parallel Construction
57(4)
Linguistic Devices
61(5)
Guidelines to Reduce Bias in Language
61(1)
Guideline 1: Describe at the appropriate level of specificity
62(1)
Guideline 2: Be sensitive to labels
63(2)
Guideline 3: Acknowledge participation
65(1)
Gender
66(1)
Sexual Orientation
67(1)
Racial and Ethnic Identity
67(2)
Disabilities
69(1)
Age
69(8)
APA Editorial Style
77(138)
Punctuation
78(1)
Period
78(1)
Comma
78(2)
Semicolon
80(1)
Colon
80(1)
Dash
81(1)
Quotation Marks
82(2)
Parentheses
84(2)
Brackets
86(1)
Slash
87(2)
Spelling
89(1)
Preferred Spelling
89(1)
Hyphenation
89(5)
Capitalization
94(1)
Words Beginning a Sentence
94(1)
Major Words in Titles and Headings
95(1)
Proper Nouns and Trade Names
96(1)
Nouns Followed by Numerals or Letters
97(1)
Titles of Tests
98(1)
Names of Conditions or groups in an Experiment
99(1)
Names of Factors, Variables, and Effects
99(1)
Italics
100(1)
Italicizing Words
100(3)
Abbreviations
103(1)
Use of Abbreviations
103(1)
Explanation of Abbreviations
104(1)
Abbreviations Accepted as Words
105(1)
Abbreviations Used Often in APA Journals
105(1)
Latin Abbreviations
106(1)
Scientific Abbreviations
106(3)
Other Abbreviations
109(1)
Use of Periods With Abbreviations
110(1)
Plurals of Abbreviations
110(1)
Abbreviations Beginning a Sentence
111(1)
Headings and Series
111(1)
Organizing a Manuscript With Headings
111(2)
Levels of Heading
113(1)
Selecting the Levels of Heading
114(1)
Seriation
115(2)
Quotations
117(1)
Quotation of Sources
117(1)
Accuracy
118(1)
Double or Single Quotation Marks
119(1)
Changes From the Source Requiring No Explanation
119(1)
Changes From the Source Requiring Explanation
119(1)
Citation of Sources
120(1)
Citations Within Quotations
121(1)
Permission to Quote
121(1)
Numbers
122(1)
Numbers Expressed in Figures
122(3)
Numbers Expressed in Words
125(2)
Combining figures and Words to Express Numbers
127(1)
Ordinal Numbers
128(1)
Decimal Fractions
128(1)
Roman Numerals
129(1)
Commas in Numbers
129(1)
Plurals of Numbers
130(1)
Metrication
130(1)
Policy on Metrication
130(1)
Style for Metric Units
131(5)
Metric Tables
136(1)
Statistical and Mathematical Copy
136(1)
Selecting the Method of Analysis and Retaining Data
137(1)
Selecting Effective Presentation
137(1)
References for Statistics
137(1)
Formulas
138(1)
Statistics in Text
138(1)
Statistical Symbols
139(6)
Spacing, Alignment, and Punctuation
145(1)
Equations in Text
146(1)
Displayed Equations
146(1)
Tables
147(1)
Tabular Versus Textual Presentation
147(7)
Relation of Tables and Text
154(1)
Relation Between Tables
155(1)
Table Numbers
155(1)
Table Titles
155(1)
Headings
156(3)
Body of a Table
159(1)
Presenting Data in Specific Types of Tables
160(10)
Notes to a Table
170(3)
Ruling of Tables
173(1)
Size of Tables
174(1)
Tables From Another Source
174(1)
Table Checklist
175(1)
Figures
176(1)
Deciding to Use Figures
176(1)
Standards for Figures
177(1)
Types of Figures
177(10)
Line Art Versus Halftone
187(1)
Overall Size and Proportion
188(1)
Preparation of figures
188(7)
Creating Graphs
195(2)
Using Photographs
197(1)
Identifying and Citing Figures
198(1)
Figure Legends and Captions
199(1)
Submitting Figures
200(1)
Figure Checklist
201(1)
Footnotes and Notes
202(1)
Footnotes in Text
202(1)
Notes to Tables
203(1)
Author Note
203(2)
Appendixes
205(1)
Identifying and Citing Appendixes
205(1)
Body and Headings
206(1)
Tables as Appendixes
206(1)
Tests and Questionnaires
206(1)
Reference Citations in Text
207(1)
One Work by One Author
207(1)
One Work by Multiple Authors
208(1)
Groups as Authors
209(1)
Works With No Author (Including Legal Materials) or With an Anonymous Author
210(1)
Authors With the Same Surname
211(1)
Two or More Works Within the Same Parentheses
212(1)
Classical Works
213(1)
Specific Parts of a Source
213(1)
Personal Communications
214(1)
Citations in Parenthetical Material
214(1)
Reference List
215(68)
Agreement of Text and Reference List
215(1)
Construction of an Accurate and Complete Reference List
216(1)
APA Style
216(3)
Order of References in the Reference List
219(3)
References Included in a Meta-Analysis
222(1)
Introduction to APA Reference Style
222(1)
General Forms
223(1)
Authors
224(1)
Publication Date
225(1)
Title of Article or Chapter
226(1)
Title of Work and Publication Information: Periodicals
227(1)
Title of Work: Nonperiodicals
228(1)
Title of Work: Part of a Nonperiodical (Book Chapters)
229(1)
Publication Information: Nonperiodicals
230(1)
Retrieval Information: Electronic Sources
231(1)
Elements and Examples of References in APA Style
231(52)
Periodicals
239(9)
Books, Brochures, and Book Chapters
248(7)
Technical and Research Reports
255(4)
Proceedings of Meetings and Symposia
259(1)
Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses
260(3)
Unpublished Work and Publications of Limited Circulation
263(1)
Reviews
264(2)
Audiovisual Media
266(2)
Electronic Media
268(15)
Manuscript Preparation and Sample Papers to be Submitted for Publication
283(38)
The Author's Responsibilities
284(1)
General Instructions for Preparing the Paper Manuscript
284(1)
Paper
284(1)
Typeface
285(1)
Double-Spacing
286(1)
Margins
286(1)
Order of the Manuscript Pages
287(1)
Page Numbers and Manuscript Page Headers
288(1)
Corrections
288(1)
Paragraphs and Indentation
289(1)
Uppercase and Lowercase Letters
289(1)
Headings
289(1)
Spacing and Punctuation
290(2)
Seriation
292(1)
Quotations
292(1)
Statistical and Mathematical Copy
293(3)
Instructions for Typing the Parts of a Manuscript
296(1)
Title Page
296(2)
Abstract
298(1)
Text
298(1)
References
299(1)
Appendixes
299(1)
Footnotes and Notes
300(1)
Tables and Table Titles, Notes, and Rules
301(1)
Figures and Figure Captions
302(1)
Spelling Check
302(1)
Special Instructions for Typesetting
303(1)
Number of Copies
303(1)
Cover Letter
303(1)
Contents of Package
304(1)
Editor Acknowledgment of Manuscript Submission
305(1)
Interim Correspondence
305(16)
Sample Paper and Outlines
305(16)
Material Other Than Journal Articles
321(10)
These, Dissertations, and Student Papers
321(1)
Final Manuscript
321(1)
Content Requirements
322(2)
Manuscript Preparation Requirements
324(3)
Converting the Dissertation Into a Journal Article
326(1)
Trimming the Length
327(1)
Writing Style
328(1)
Interpretation of Data
328(3)
Material for Oral Presentation
329(1)
Material Published in Abbreviated Form
330(1)
Manuscript Acceptance and Production
331(14)
Transmitting the Accepted Manuscript for Production
332(1)
Copyright Transfer, Certification of Authorship, Disclosure of Interests, and Permissions
332(1)
Preparing the Word-Processing File for Editing and Typesetting
333(1)
Future Correspondence
334(1)
Reviewing the Copyedited Manuscript
335(1)
Paper Manuscript
335(1)
Electronic Manuscript
336(1)
Proofreading
336(1)
Reading Proofs
336(3)
Author's Alterations
339(2)
Returning Proofs and Manuscript
341(1)
Ordering Reprints
341(1)
After the Article is Published
342(1)
Retaining Raw Data
342(1)
Correction Notices
342(3)
Journals Program of the American Psychological Association
345(18)
Policies Governing the Journals
345(1)
Selection of Editors
346(1)
Page Allocations
346(1)
Publication Lag
347(1)
Primary Publication
347(1)
Ethics of Scientific Publication
348(7)
Author's Copyright on an Unpublished Manuscript
355(1)
Copyright and Permission to Reproduce APA Material
356(1)
Other Copyrighted Material
356(1)
Editorial Management of Manuscripts
357(1)
Editorial Responsibilities
357(1)
Date of Receipt of Manuscripts
357(1)
Order of Publication of Articles
358(1)
Procedures in Editorial Review
358(3)
Masked Review
361(1)
Evaluation of Manuscripts
361(2)
Bibliography
363(16)
History of the Publication Manual
363(1)
References Cited in This Edition
364(4)
Suggested Reading
368(11)
Appendix A: Checklist for Manuscript Submission 379(6)
Format
379(1)
Title Page and Abstract
380(1)
Paragraphs and Headings
380(1)
Abbreviations
380(1)
Mathematics and Statistics
380(1)
Units of Measurement
380(1)
References
381(1)
Notes and Footnotes
381(1)
Tables and Figures
381(1)
Copyright and Quotations
382(1)
Submitting the Manuscript
382(1)
Note to Students
382(3)
Appendix B: Checklist for Transmitting Accepted Manuscripts for Electronic Production 385(2)
Preparing the Electronic File
385(2)
Appendix C: Ethical Standards for the Reporting and Publishing of Scientific Information 387(10)
Appendix D: References to Legal Materials 397(14)
D.01 General Forms
397(2)
D.02 Text Citations of Legal Materials
399(1)
D.03 Court Decisions (Bluebook Rule 10)
399(4)
D.04 Statutes (Bluebook Rule 12)
403(2)
D.05 Legislative Materials (Bluebook Rule 13)
405(3)
D.06 Administrative and Executive Materials (Bluebook Rule 14)
408(2)
D.07 Patents
410(1)
Appendix E: Sample Cover Letter 411(2)
Index 413


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