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Publication Manual of the APA - American Psychological Association

Publication Manual of the APA - American Psychological Association - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-1557987914

Cover of Publication Manual of the APA - American Psychological Association 5TH 01 (ISBN 978-1557987914)
ISBN13: 978-1557987914
ISBN10: 1557987912
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 01
Publisher: American Psychological Association - APA
Published: 2002
International: No

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Publication Manual of the APA - American Psychological Association - 5TH 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-1557987914

American Psychological Association - APA

ISBN13: 978-1557987914
ISBN10: 1557987912
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 01
Publisher: American Psychological Association - APA

Published: 2002
International: No
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

Content and Organization of a Manuscript
Expressing Ideas and Reducing Bias in Language
APA Editorial Style
Reference List
Manuscript Preparation and Sample Paper
Material Other Than Journal Articles
Manuscript Acceptance and Production
Journals Program of the American Psychological Association
Bibliography
Checklist for Manuscript Submission
Checklist for Transmitting Accepted Manuscripts for Electronic Production
Ethical Standards for the Reporting and Publishing of Scientific Information
References to Legal Materials
Sample Cover Letter