Pocket Guide to APA Style 2009, Update Edition

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Cengage Learning, Dec 9, 2009 - Reference - 176 pages
An ideal tool for students writing research papers across the disciplines, the POCKET GUIDE TO APA STYLE, 2009 APA Update, 3rd 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. The 2009 APA Update, 3rd Edition, incorporates all essential changes reflected in the Concise Rules of APA Style, Sixth Edition (2009), the official pocket style guide from the American Psychological Association.
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Robert Perrin (Ph.D., University of Illinois -- Champaign/Urbana) is Chairperson of the Department of English at Indiana State University; he previously served as Director of Writing Programs for 17 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 as well as seven textbooks and research guides, including THE BEACON HANDBOOK (six editions) and HANDBOOK FOR COLLEGE RESEARCH (four editions).

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