Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
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Author(s): American Pychological Aociation ,
ISBN-10: 1433805618
ISBN-13: 9781433805615
Published: APA; 6th edition July 15, 2009
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Pages: 272
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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

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