Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

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In addition to providing guidance on grammar, the mechanics of writing, and APA style, this manual offers an authoritative reference and citation system. It also covers the treatment of numbers, metrication, statistical and mathematical data, tables and figures for use in writing, reports or presentations. This new edition has been updated to include: guidelines and examples for referencing electronic and online sources; avoiding plagiarism; presenting case studies and the construction of tables; copyright and permissions issues for writers; and reference examples for audiovisual media and patents. Writers, scholars and professionals will also find guidelines on how to choose text, tables or figures to present data, writing cover letters, the retention of raw data and on establishing written agreements for the use of shared data.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 771.1g
  • American Psychological Association
  • Washington DC, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • index
  • 1557987912
  • 9781557987914
  • 295,728

Table of contents

Content and Organization of a Manuscript; Expressing Ideas and Reducing Bias in Language; APA Editorial Style; Reference List; Manuscript Presentation and Sample Paper; Material other than Journal Articles; Manuscript Acceptance and Production; Journals Programme of the American Psychological Association; 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.show more