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    Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (PUBLICATION MANUAL OF THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION) (Hardback) By (author) American Psychological Association

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    Description"The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association" is the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences. It provides invaluable guidance on all aspects of the writing process, from the ethics of authorship to the word choice that best reduces bias in language. Well-known for its authoritative and easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, and tone that will result in strong, simple, and elegant scientific communication. The sixth edition offers new and expanded instruction on publication ethics, statistics, journal article reporting standards, electronic reference formats, and the construction of tables and figures. The sixth edition has been revised and updated to include: new ethics guidance on such topics as determining authorship and terms of collaboration, duplicate publication, plagiarism and self-plagiarism, disguising of participants, validity of instrumentation, and making data available to others for verification; new journal article reporting standards to help readers report empirical research with clarity and precision; simplified APA heading style to make it more conducive to electronic publication; updated guidelines for reducing bias in language to reflect current practices and preferences, including a new section on presenting historical language that is inappropriate by present standards; new guidelines for reporting inferential statistics and a significantly revised table of statistical abbreviations; and, new instruction on using supplemental files containing lengthy data sets and other media. This book includes significantly expanded content on the electronic presentation of data to help readers understand the purpose of each kind of display and choose the best match for communicating the results of the investigation, with new examples for a variety of data displays, including electro physiological and biological data. It offers consolidated information on all aspects of reference citations, with an expanded discussion of electronic sources emphasizing the role of the digital object identifier (DOI) as a reliable way to locate information. It features expanded discussion of the publication process, including the function and process of peer review. It contains a discussion of ethical, legal, and policy requirements in publication; and guidelines on working with the publisher while the article is in press. Key to this edition of the Publication Manual is an updated and expanded Web presence. Look up additional supplemental material keyed to this book. This book lets you test your knowledge of APA Style with a free tutorial on style basics. It lets you learn about the changes in the sixth edition with a free tutorial reviewing key revisions. Sign up for an on-line course to enrich and enhance your understanding of APA Style. Read the APA Style blog and share your comments on writing and referencing. Consult frequently asked questions to sharpen your understanding of APA Style. This title lets you examine additional resources on such topics as ethics, statistics, and writing. It lets you familiarize yourself with submission standards for APA books and journals.


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    Title
    Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) American Psychological Association
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 300
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 261 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 712 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781433805592
    ISBN 10: 1433805596
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BISAC V2.8: MED081000
    BIC subject category V2: JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: PSY026000
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15310
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: PSY029000
    DC22: 808/.06615
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 808.06615
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    LC classification: BF76.7 .P83 2010
    Thema V1.0: JM, CBW
    Edition
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Publisher
    American Psychological Association
    Imprint name
    American Psychological Association
    Publication date
    15 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Washington DC