What Every Student Should Know about Citing Sources with APA Documentation / Edition 1

What Every Student Should Know about Citing Sources with APA Documentation / Edition 1

by Chalon Anderson, Amy Carrell, Jimmy Widdifield
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205499236

ISBN-13: 9780205499236

Pub. Date: 07/01/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Learn the basics of preparing a manuscript and citing sources in the APA style,

Sections of an APA manuscript, APA formatting rules, referencing in APA format.

Higher Education students or anyone seeking a quick reference to citing sources in the APA style.

Overview

Learn the basics of preparing a manuscript and citing sources in the APA style,

Sections of an APA manuscript, APA formatting rules, referencing in APA format.

Higher Education students or anyone seeking a quick reference to citing sources in the APA style.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205499236
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/01/2006
Series:
What Every Student Should Know About... (WESSKA Series) Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

The Basics: APA Rules 1

Why Document? 4

Paraphrase 4

Summary 4

Sections of the APA Manuscript 5

Title Page 5

Abstract 6

Introduction 6

Method 7

Participants 7

Materials (or Apparatus) 7

Procedure 7

Results 8

Discussion 9

References 9

Author Notes 9

Appendix 10

Miscellaneous Rules of APA Format 11

Running Head 11

Header 11

Headings for Tables 12

Figures: Graphs and Tables 12

Abbreviations for APA Format 14

The How's of Abbreviation 14

Figures and Tables 15

Forming the Plural 15

Useful Latin Abbreviations 15

Quotations 16

Referencing in APA Format 19

Periodical 19

Entire/Special Section of a Journal 20

Magazine Article 21

Monograph with Issue Numbers and Serial (or Whole) Number 21

Monograph Bound into a Journal with Continuous Pagination 21

Newsletter Article 22

Daily/Weekly Newspaper Article 22

Abstract from a Secondary Source (Print Periodical) 22

Book 23

Article or Chapter in an Edited Book 23

Encyclopedia or Dictionary 25

Brochure 25

Technical or Research Report 26

Report as an Article or Chapter in an Edited Edition 26

Proceedings Published Regularly 27

Unpublished Contribution to a Symposium 27

Dissertation or Theses Abstract 27

Published Doctoral or Masters Dissertation 28

Unpublished Doctoral or Masters Dissertation 28

Review of Book/Film/Video 29

Unpublished Paper Presented at a Meeting 29

Poster Session 30

Unpublished Manuscript Not Submitted for Publication 31

Electronic Media 31

On-line Journal 31

On-line Newsletter 32

Newsgroup, On-line Forum and Discussion Group, and Electronic Mailing List 32

Message Posted to an Electronic Mailing List32

Abstract on CD-ROM 33

Television Broadcast 33

Television Series 34

Single Episode from a Television Series 34

Music Recording 35

Audio Recording 35

Example APA Manuscript 36

Grammar 61

Aposrrophes 61

Possession 61

Contractions 63

Capitalization 63

Commas 64

Items in a List 65

Coordinate Adjectives 65

Independent Clauses 66

Introductory Words, Phrases, and Clauses 67

Semicolons and Colons 67

Joining Independent Clauses 67

Separating Items in a List 68

Colons 69

Verbs 70

Helping Verbs 70

Irregular Verbs 70

Agreement Extras 71

Bibliography 72

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