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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7ed

by American Psychological Association American Psychological Association
Pub Date:
10/2019
ISBN:
9781433832161
Format:
Pbk 428 pages
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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style.


 


With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields.


 


Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process - from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication.


 


The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work.


 


What is New in the 7th Edition


Full Color


All formats are in full color, including the new tabbed spiral-bound version.


 


Easy to Navigate


Improved ease of navigation, with many additional numbered sections to help users quickly locate answers to their questions.


 


Best Practices


The Publication Manual (7th ed.) has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing.


 


New Student Resources


Resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials.


 


Accessibility Guidelines


Guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options.


 


New-User Content


Dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers.


 


Journal Article Reporting Standards


New chapter on journal article reporting standards that includes updates to reporting standards for quantitative research and the first-ever qualitative and mixed methods reporting standards in APA Style.


 


Bias-Free Language Guidelines


New chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity in areas including age, disability, gender, participation in research, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality.


 


100+ Reference Examples


More than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources.


 


40+ Sample Tables and Figures


More than 40 new sample tables and figures.


 


Ethics Expanded


Expanded guidance on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to ensure the appropriate level of citation, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publication process.

Front Matter


List of Tables and Figures


Editorial Staff and Contributors


Acknowledgments


 


Introduction


1. Scholarly Writing and Publishing Principles


Types of Articles and Papers


Ethical, Legal, and Professional Standards in Publishing


Ensuring the Accuracy of Scientific Findings


Protecting the Rights and Welfare of Research Participants and Subjects


Protecting Intellectual Property Rights


2. Paper Elements and Format


Required Elements


Paper Elements


Format


Organization


Sample Papers


3. Journal Article Reporting Standards


Overview of Reporting Standards


Common Reporting Standards Across Research Designs


Reporting Standards for Quantitative Research


Reporting Standards for Qualitative Research


Reporting Standards for Mixed Methods Research


4. Writing Style and Grammar


Effective Scholarly Writing


Continuity and Flow


Conciseness and Clarity


Grammar and Usage


Verbs


Pronouns


Sentence Construction


Strategies to Improve Your Writing


5. Bias-Free Language Guidelines


General Guidelines for Reducing Bias


Reducing Bias by Topic


6. Mechanics of Style


Punctuation


Spelling


Capitalization


Italics


Abbreviations


Numbers


Statistical and Mathematical Copy


Presentation of Equations


Lists


7. Tables and Figures


General Guidelines for Tables and Figures


Tables


Sample Tables


Figures


Sample Figures


8. Works Credited in the Text


General Guidelines for Citation


Works Requiring Special Approaches to Citation


In-Text Citations


Paraphrases and Quotations


9. Reference List


Reference Categories


Principles of Reference List Entries


Reference Elements


Author


Date


Title


Source


Reference Variations


Reference List Format and Order


10. Reference Examples


Author Variations


Date Variations


Title Variations


Source Variations


Textual Works


Data Sets, Software, and Tests


Audiovisual Media


Online Media


11. Legal References


General Guidelines for Legal References


Legal Reference Examples


12. Publication Process


Preparing for Publication


Understanding the Editorial Publication Process


Manuscript Preparation


Copyright and Permission Guidelines


During and After Publication


Back Matter


Credits for Adapted Tables, Figures, and Papers


References


Index

American Psychological Association.