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Instructors who teach research writing for the social sciences all use the APA (American Psychological Association) and this compact guide is a perfect addition to their syllabus and curriculum.
- Up-to-date formatting and citation information are highlights of A GUIDE TO APA DOCUMENTATION.
Evaluating References. Recording Reference Information. Taking Notes. Quoting References. Summarizing and Paraphrasing References. Avoiding Plagiarism.
2. Documenting References.
3. Using Footnotes.
4. Preparing List of References.
Sample Entries: Articles in Print. Sample Entries: Books in Print. Sample Entries: Online Publications. Sample Entries: Audiovisual and Miscellaneous Sources.
5. APA Research Paper Format.
6. Annotated Student Research Paper.
"Clear and concise, the overview of APA mechanics and, importantly, the step-by-step guide to the research process, provide students a user friendly resource tailored to undergraduate research assignments."
"This is a direct, uncluttered introduction to APA Style that should be a very handy reference for student writers in the social sciences."
"This book offers an easy to use, thorough, up-to-date guide for students. It provides the information that students most often need, but seem to struggle to find in more complex guides."