A BESTSELLER IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – The American Psychological Association’s Publication Manual, Seventh Edition, is available in three different formats: spiral and tabbed, paperback, and hardcover, all of which are full-color. It is the official source for APA Style.
It is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields, with millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages.
The Publication Manual is well-known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system,but it also provides advice on how to choose the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication.It walks users through the entire scholarly writing process, from authorship ethics to research reporting and publication. The seventh edition is a must-have tool for students and professionals who want to improve their writing skills and make an impact with their work.
The seventh edition has been extensively revised and updated to reflect current scholarly writing and publishing best practices.
-With a new tabbed spiral version, all formats are in full color.
-Improved navigation, with many more numbered sections to help users find answers to their questions quickly.
-Students can find information on how to write and format annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other types of papers, as well as how to properly cite course materials.
-A dedicated chapter for new APA Style users covers paper elements and format, as well as sample papers for both professional and student writers.
-Updates to reporting standards for quantitative research, as well as the first-ever qualitative and mixed methods reporting standards in APA Style, are included in a new chapter on journal article reporting standards.
-In areas such as age, disability, gender, research participation, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality, a new chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity has been added.
-More than 100 new reference examples for periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources have been added.
-There are more than 40 new sample tables and figures in this edition.
-Expanded advice on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to properly cite sources, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publishing process.
-Simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats, as well as additional font options, are all guidelines that support accessibility for all users.
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