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TitleConcise rules of APA style. 6th
Variation TitleAPA style.
Author(s)
OrganisationsAmerican Psychological Association
Publication details Washington DC : American Psychological Association : 2009
Document typeGuides
FormatPrint
Subjects Authorship | Citations (References) | Design requirements | Editing | Electronic publishing | Ethics | Language usage | Layout (Publications) | Methods | Production techniques | Psychological studies | Publications | Research reports | Scholarly journals | Social science research | Technical writing | Word processing | Writing processes | Writing skills | Style guides Psychology--Authorship--Style manuals  |  Social sciences--Authorship--Handbooks, manuals, etc  |  Writing--standards  |  Authorship  |  Handbooks
AbstractThe Concise Rules targets only those rules writers need for choosing the best words and format for their articles. It offers a comprehensive list of essential writing standards in a convenient, easily retrievable format. In addition to guidance on grammar points that have challenged writers in the social sciences, the Concise Rules provides suggestions for reducing bias in language; reviews the mechanics of style for punctuation, spelling, capitalization, abbreviation, italicization, headings, and quotations; examines the preferred use of numbers as well as standards for metrication and statistics; provides guidance on the construction and formatting of tables, figures, and appendixes; and offers clear examples and models for citing sources and constructing error-free reference lists.
Notes 1v. | xi, 280 p. : ill.  |  Includes bibliographical references and index.  |  Concise and bias-free writing -- Punctuation, spelling, and capitalization -- Italicizing and abbreviating -- Numbers, metrication, and statistics -- Displaying results -- Footnotes, appendices, and supplemental material -- Crediting sources -- Reference examples -- Appendix 8.1: References to legal materials
ISBN / ISSN 9781433805608 (spiral bound) | 143380560X (spiral bound)
SystemID145562
Holdings Copy 1 Call Number - 808.06615 PUB 2009 (bc I0093397)
I0093397 Due for return 11/09/2017
Holdings Copy 2 Call Number - 808.06615 PUB 2009 (bc I0093422)
I0093422 Due for return 03/08/2017

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