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APA Style Guide
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by 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. The seventh edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing. All formats are in full color, with a new tabbed spiral version Improved ease of navigation, with many additional numbered sections to help users quickly locate answers to their questions Resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials Dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers 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 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 More than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources More than 40 new sample tables and figures 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 Guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options
Call Number: Ready Ref. BF76.7.P832020
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
APA Quick Answers-References
American Psychological Association (APA) style is widely used in psychology, political science and social sciences. Need more APA Style help? Visit the APA Style website and blog at https://apastyle.apa.org/
Academic Writer Tutorial: Basics of the 7th Edition APA Style
By the end of this tutorial, you should be able to understand and implement the following basic elements of APA Style: paper elements, format, and organization, academic writing style, grammar and usage, bias-free language guidelines, mechanics of style,
tables and figures, in-text citations, paraphrasing, and quotations, reference list format and order.
APA paper format
APA paper format
- Double-space your paper
- Use 12 point Times Roman font
- Your major paper sections should include: Title page, Abstract, Main Body, and Reference Page
In-Text Citations: APA
In-text citation reference a source inside the body of your research paper.
*Source i.e., journal, magazine, newspaper, book, website, etc.
In-text citation support facts in your paper.
In-text citations consist of the surname(s) of the author(s) and the year of publication.
- If there is no author, use the title (or a short form of the title, if it is lengthy) and the year. Titles that are italicized in the reference list are italicized in text; titles that are not italicized in the reference list appear in quotation marks.
- If there is no date, use “n.d.” (without quotation marks) instead.
Basics of APA Style Tutorial
In this tutorial you will learn how to apply some basic rules of APA style.