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Author Schwartz, Beth M.

Title An easyguide to APA style / Beth M. Schwartz, R. Eric Landrum, Regan A. R. Gurung.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  808.066 SCH    Storage
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xvi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Overview. Style versus format : why it matters to your audience and why it should matter to you -- Your visual table of contents quickfinder.
Pt. 2. Writing with (APA) style : big-picture items. Bare-bones fundamentals : general writing tips specific to APA style -- A quick grammar summary for APA-style writing -- Thou shalt not steal (or be lazy) : plagiarism and how to avoid it -- Avoiding biased language.
Pt. 3. Writing with (APA) style : getting down to business. Whodunit (or said it)? Citing sources in text -- How, what, when, who, and where? A step-by-step playbook of your method -- How did it all turn out? Writing about statistics and associated fun -- Everybody needs references.
Pt. 4. Presenting your work in APA format. The numbers game : how to write numbers (and when the rules change) -- Formatting : organizing, headings, and making your work look good to print -- Table that motion : the special challenges of tables and figures -- Make Microsoft Word 2010 work for you : APA formatting.
Pt. 5. Some nitty-gritty details. Making a list, no apps required : enumeration and seriation -- The devil is in the details : abbreviations, signs, symbols, and punctuation.
Pt. 6. In closing : important considerations. Using rubrics : knowing what it means to write a good paper -- Get it right! Proofreading the entire paper -- Complete sample of an experimental (research) paper : samples, anyone? -- All together now : how to avoid the most common mistakes.
Summary "Master APA style and format quickly and easily! Written by experienced psychology instructors who are respected members of the APA's Teaching of Psychology division, this guide provides an easy alternative for anyone struggling with APA style. Written in a clear, conversational, and humorous style, this book presents easy-to-understand explanations of how to write research papers, cite research, and do any work requiring APA format. The authors simplify the process with easy-to-follow advice, tips, and visual representations of how to use APA style. This updated edition includes easy-to-read screen shots as well as guidance on where to find answers to commonly asked student questions."--Publisher's website.
Subject Psychology -- Authorship -- Style manuals.
Social sciences -- Authorship -- Style manuals.
Writing -- standards.
American Psychological Association.
Wissenschaftliches Manuskript.
Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten.
Wetenschappelijke teksten.
American Psychological Association.
Psychology -- Authorship. (OCoLC)fst01081452
Social sciences -- Authorship. (OCoLC)fst01122884
Genre/Form Style manuals. (OCoLC)fst01424243
Gidsen (vorm)
Added Author Landrum, R. Eric.
Gurung, Regan A. R.
ISBN 9781452268392 (spiral)
1452268398 (spiral)
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