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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Washigton : American Psychological Association, 1996Edition: 4th. ed.Description: 368p.ISBN: 1-55798-243-0; 1557982430 (alk. paper); 1557982414 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Psychology -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Social sciences -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Psychological literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Social science literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Psicología -- Arte de escribir | Ciencias sociales -- Arte de escribirDDC classification: 808/.06615
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This fourth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association offers updated information in four key areas: reporting statistics; writing without bias; preparing manuscripts with a word processor for electronic production; and publishing research in accordance with ethical principles of scientific publishing.

Includes bibliographical references and index

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • List of Tables, Table Examples, Figures, and Figure Examples (p. XV)
  • Preface (p. XIX)
  • Introduction (p. XXIII)
  • Organization of the Fifth Edition (p. XXIV)
  • Specific Style Changes in the Fifth Edition (p. XXVI)
  • How to Use the Publication Manual (p. XXVI)
  • 1 Content and Organization of a Manuscript (p. 3)
  • Quality of Content (p. 4)
  • Characteristics of Articles (p. 6)
  • Parts of a Manuscript (p. 10)
  • Quality of Presentation (p. 29)
  • 2 Expressing Ideas and Reducing Bias in Language (p. 31)
  • Writing Style (p. 31)
  • Grammar (p. 40)
  • Guidelines to Reduce Bias in Language (p. 61)
  • 3 APA Editorial Style (p. 77)
  • Punctuation (p. 78)
  • Spelling (p. 89)
  • Capitalization (p. 94)
  • Italics (p. 100)
  • Abbreviations (p. 103)
  • Headings and Series (p. 111)
  • Quotations (p. 117)
  • Numbers (p. 122)
  • Metrication (p. 130)
  • Statistical and Mathematical Copy (p. 136)
  • Tables (p. 147)
  • Figures (p. 176)
  • Footnotes and Notes (p. 202)
  • Appendixes (p. 205)
  • Reference Citations in Text (p. 207)
  • 4 Reference List (p. 215)
  • 5 Manuscript Preparation and Sample Papers to be Submitted for Publication (p. 283)
  • The Author's Responsibilities (p. 284)
  • General Instructions for Preparing the Paper Manuscript (p. 284)
  • Instructions for Typing the Parts of a Manuscript (p. 296)
  • Sample Paper and Outlines (p. 305)
  • 6 Material Other Than Journal Articles (p. 321)
  • Theses, Dissertations, and Student Papers (p. 321)
  • Converting the Dissertation Into a Journal Article (p. 326)
  • Material for Oral Presentation (p. 329)
  • Material Published in Abbreviated Form (p. 330)
  • 7 Manuscript Acceptance and Production (p. 331)
  • Transmitting the Accepted Manuscript for Production (p. 332)
  • Reviewing the Copyedited Manuscript (p. 335)
  • Proofreading (p. 336)
  • After the Article is Published (p. 342)
  • 8 Journals Program of the American Psychological Association (p. 345)
  • Policies Governing the Journals (p. 345)
  • Editorial Management of Manuscripts (p. 357)
  • 9 Bibliography (p. 363)
  • Appendix A Checklist for Manuscript Submission (p. 379)
  • Format (p. 379)
  • Title Page and Abstract (p. 380)
  • Paragraphs and Headings (p. 380)
  • Abbreviations (p. 380)
  • Mathematics and Statistics (p. 380)
  • Units of Measurement (p. 380)
  • References (p. 381)
  • Notes and Footnotes (p. 381)
  • Tables and Figures (p. 381)
  • Copyright and Quotations (p. 382)
  • Submitting the Manuscript (p. 382)
  • Note to Students (p. 382)
  • Appendix B Checklist for Transmitting Accepted Manuscripts for Electronic Production (p. 385)
  • Preparing the Electronic File (p. 385)
  • Appendix C Ethical Standards for the Reporting and Publishing of Scientific Information (p. 387)
  • Appendix D References to Legal Materials (p. 397)
  • Appendix E Sample Cover Letter (p. 411)
  • Index (p. 413)

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