Pocket Guide to APA Style

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Cengage Learning, Oct 14, 2008 - Reference - 160 pages
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An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, THE POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, Third Edition, offers straightforward explanations, annotated examples, and margin notes designed to help students write properly documented papers in the latest APA style. Thorough and practical, this concise guide is not only less expensive and easier for undergraduates to use than the APA Manual, it also includes additional information about the research-writing process. In this updated edition, students will also find extensive coverage of electronic sources, preparing them to both evaluate and correctly use Internet references in their own research.
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Contents

Writing Scholarly Papers
1
Preparing APA Manuscripts
25
Following APA Editorial Style
39
Preparing the Reference List and InText Citations
63
Citing Periodicals
79
Citing Books and Other Separately Published Materials
87
Citing Audiovisual Sources
101
Citing Electronic Sources
107
Examining Sample Papers
121
Poster Presentations
139
Index
143
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Robert Perrin (Ph.D., University of Illinois--Champaign/Urbana) is currently Chairperson of the Department of English at Indiana State University, after serving as Director of Writing Programs for seventeen years. He has won the University's Caleb Mills Award for distinguished teaching and the Theodore Dreiser Award for distinguished research, as well as the College of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Professor award. He has published numerous articles on composition and teaching and has published seven textbooks and research guides, including The Beacon Handbook (six editions) and Handbook for College Research (three editions).

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