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by Sarah Smith
Last Updated Jul 14, 2020
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This guide is based on the 6th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2010), is limited to pointers on how to cite references in text and in a reference list, and is far from being comprehensive.
"... the style manual of choice for writers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences...The sixth edition offers new and expanded instruction on publication ethics, statistics, journal article reporting standards, electronic reference formats, and the construction of tables and figures. " Retrieved from http://www.apastyle.org/
"The Concise Rules of APA Style, Sixth Edition offers essential writing and formatting standards for students, teachers, researchers, and clinicians in the social and behavioral sciences. This easy-to-use pocket guide, compiled from the sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, provides complete guidance on the rules of style that are critical for clear communication." Retrieved from http://www.apastyle.org/
"Demonstrates how to write objective scientific research papers using interesting prose. Incorporates guidelines from the 6 th edition of the APA publication manual. Explores how to develop ideas, connect them to what others have written, and express them clearly. Discusses the differences between written, oral, and poster presentations and offers instructions for applying APA style to each." (Syndetics book summary)