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Chalon E. Anderson, University of Central Oklahoma
Amy T. Carrell, University of Central Oklahoma
Jimmy L. Widdifield, Jr.
What Every Student Should Know About Citing Sources with APA Documentation provides specific instructions on writing and referencing in the American Psychological Association (APA) style and includes an example APA manuscript and exercises to allow the reader to practice using the various components of the APA style.
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The Basics: APA Rules
Sections of the APA Manuscript
Miscellaneous Rules of APA Format
Running Head and Header
Headings for Tables
Figures: Graphs & Tables
Abbreviations for APA Format
Figures and Tables
Forming the Plural
Useful Latin Abbreviations
Referencing in APA Format
Entire/Special Sections of a Journal
Monograms with issue numbers and serial (or whole) number
Monograms bound into a journal with continuous pagination
Daily/weekly newspaper article
Abstract from a secondary source (print periodical)
Article or chapter in an edited book
Encyclopedia or dictionary
Technical and research reports
Report as an article or chapter in an edited edition
Proceedings published regularly
Unpublished contribution to a symposium
Dissertations & Theses Abstracts
Published Doctoral or Masters Dissertation
Unpublished Doctoral or Masters Dissertation
Reviews of Books/Films/Videos
Unpublished Paper Presented at a Meeting
Unpublished Manuscript Not Submitted for Publication
Newsgroups, online forums and discussion groups, and electronic mailing lists
Message posted to an electronic mailing list
Abstract on CD-ROM
Single episode from a television series
Example APA Manuscript
Items in a List
Introductory words, phrases, and clauses
Semicolons and colons
Joining independent clauses
Separating items in a list
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