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Publication manual of the American Psychological Association : the official guide to APA style

Corporate Author (Main) American Psychological Association Country Estados Unidos. Edition 7th ed Publication Washington : American Psychological Association, cop. 2020 Description XXII, 427 p. : il. ; 26 cm ISBN 978-1-4338-3216-1 CDU 001.8
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The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, 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. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication. It guides users through the scholarly writing process-from the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work. The seventh edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect best practices in scholarly writing and publishing. All formats are in full color, with a new tabbed spiral version Improved ease of navigation, with many additional numbered sections to help users quickly locate answers to their questions Resources for students on writing and formatting annotated bibliographies, response papers, and other paper types as well as guidelines on citing course materials Dedicated chapter for new users of APA Style covering paper elements and format, including sample papers for both professional authors and student writers New chapter on journal article reporting standards that includes updates to reporting standards for quantitative research and the first-ever qualitative and mixed methods reporting standards in APA Style New chapter on bias-free language guidelines for writing about people with respect and inclusivity in areas including age, disability, gender, participation in research, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and intersectionality More than 100 new reference examples covering periodicals, books, audiovisual media, social media, webpages and websites, and legal resources More than 40 new sample tables and figures Expanded guidance on ethical writing and publishing practices, including how to ensure the appropriate level of citation, avoid plagiarism and self-plagiarism, and navigate the publication process Guidelines that support accessibility for all users, including simplified reference, in-text citation, and heading formats as well as additional font options

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In this seventh edition, the editors finally conceded to good sense to recommend only one space after punctuation at the end of a sentence, a stance that took academic Twitter by storm. But there are more significant updates to the previous edition (2020) that make scholarly communication clearer and more effective. Guidelines on layout, font, and other formatting issues reflect a better understanding of accessibility and the prevalence of assistive devices like screen readers. The singular ""they"" is encouraged to refer to a person whose gender is unknown, and there is a greatly expanded and updated chapter on bias-free language, addressing not just gender, but also age, disability, racial and ethnic identity, socioeconomic status, and other topics. The new chapter on journal-article reporting standards (JARS) covers what information authors should include for maximum clarity and accuracy for both quantitative and qualitative research. As always, the manual overall is cogently organized and easy to use. Libraries should replace all older editions with this one.--Susan Maguire Copyright 2020 Booklist

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