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The Resource Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

Label
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
Title
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF76.7
LC item number
.P83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
NLM call number
WZ345
NLM item number
.P976 2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
American Psychological Association
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychology
  • Social sciences
  • Psychological literature
  • Social science literature
  • Writing
  • Authorship
  • Journalism, Medical
Label
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Writing for the behavioral and social sciences. Types of articles ; Ethical and legal standards in publishing ; Ensuring the accuracy of scientific knowledge ; Protecting the rights and welfare of research participants ; Protecting intellectual property rights -- Manuscript structure and content. Journal article reporting standards ; Manuscript elements ; Sample papers -- Writing clearly and concisely. Organization ; Writing style ; Reducing bias in language ; General guidelines for reducing bias ; Reducing bias by topic ; Grammar and usage -- Mechanics of style. Punctuation ; Spelling ; Capitalization ; Italics ; Abbreviations ; Numbers ; Metrication ; Statistical and mathematical copy ; Equations -- Displaying results. General guidance on table and figures ; Tables ; Figures ; Presenting electrophysiological, radiological, and other biological data -- Crediting sources. When to cite ; Quoting and paraphrasing ; Citing references in text ; Reference list ; Reference components -- Reference examples. Types and variations ; Examples by type ; Appendix 7-1: References to legal materials -- Publication process. Editorial process ; Author responsibilities -- Appendix: Journal article reporting standards (JARS), Meta-analysis reporting standards (MARS), and flow of participants through each stage of an experiment or quasi-experiment
Control code
316736612
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xviii, 272 pages
Isbn
9781433805615
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2009010391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316736612
Label
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Writing for the behavioral and social sciences. Types of articles ; Ethical and legal standards in publishing ; Ensuring the accuracy of scientific knowledge ; Protecting the rights and welfare of research participants ; Protecting intellectual property rights -- Manuscript structure and content. Journal article reporting standards ; Manuscript elements ; Sample papers -- Writing clearly and concisely. Organization ; Writing style ; Reducing bias in language ; General guidelines for reducing bias ; Reducing bias by topic ; Grammar and usage -- Mechanics of style. Punctuation ; Spelling ; Capitalization ; Italics ; Abbreviations ; Numbers ; Metrication ; Statistical and mathematical copy ; Equations -- Displaying results. General guidance on table and figures ; Tables ; Figures ; Presenting electrophysiological, radiological, and other biological data -- Crediting sources. When to cite ; Quoting and paraphrasing ; Citing references in text ; Reference list ; Reference components -- Reference examples. Types and variations ; Examples by type ; Appendix 7-1: References to legal materials -- Publication process. Editorial process ; Author responsibilities -- Appendix: Journal article reporting standards (JARS), Meta-analysis reporting standards (MARS), and flow of participants through each stage of an experiment or quasi-experiment
Control code
316736612
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xviii, 272 pages
Isbn
9781433805615
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2009010391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)316736612

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