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Edition:Sixth edition.
Imprint:Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2010]
©2010
Description:xviii, 272 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:English
Subject:Psychology -- Authorship -- Style manuals.
Social sciences -- Authorship -- Style manuals.
Psychological literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Social science literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Psychological literature -- Publishing.
Psychology -- Authorship.
Social science literature -- Publishing.
Social sciences -- Authorship.
Reference works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Style manuals.
Reference works.
Style manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7727510
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Other authors / contributors:American Psychological Association.
ISBN:1433805618
9781433805615
1433805596
9781433805592
1433805626
9781433805622
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-257) and index.
Summary: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, and, new information on the responsibilities of co-authors.--Publisher information.
Other form:Online version: Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th ed. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2010
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