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APA Style Essentials

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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From our special line of Study Briefs Essentials, APA Style Essentials is a quick reference resource or convenient refresher to assist in employing this standard documentation and formatting style developed by the American Psychological Association that is used by students and professionals in writing and publishing term papers, research reports, empirical studies, literature reviews, journal articles and case studies. This short guide is intended for anyone needing a quick, reliable overview of the essentials needed to properly format a manuscript or create an APA style in-text or bibliographic citation. Compiled by our experts to focus on the most frequently used items, its intent is to give the reader a general review of fundamental facts with useful examples included for reference in a consistently organized and easy to follow compact booklet. Inside you will find a review of general rules and guiding principles. There are up-to-date links that direct you to helpful online resources. A selected set of commonly used bibliographic citations can serve as model entries when you need to create one of your own. APA guidelines for composing and formatting documents, works cited pages and annotated bibliographies are covered. Individual sections address the proper use of in-text citations, footnotes, endnotes, direct quotes and paraphrases in APA style. Checklists highlighting guidelines for spelling, grammar, usage, punctuation and capitalization rules serve as useful reminders for editing and proofreading tasks. A formatted manuscript example and a special section on plagiarism are also included.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic Rules/Principles
  • Common Citation Examples
  • Useful Online Resources
  • APA Manuscript Example
  • Guidelines
  • Spelling Check
  • Usage Check
  • Capitalization Check
  • Grammar Check
  • Punctuation Check
  • Order of Manuscript Pages
  • Plagiarism
  • In-Text Citation Examples
  • Direct Quote Example
  • Footnote
  • Paraphrase
  • Reference List
  • Annotated References

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