The APA style of documentation
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The APA style of documentation a pocket guide by Michael Pringle

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Published by Longman in New Jersey .
Written in English


  • Psychology -- Authorship -- Style manuals,
  • Psychological literature -- Publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Academic writing -- Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichael Pringle, John Gonzales.
GenreStyle manuals, Handbooks, manuals, etc
ContributionsGonzales, John., American Psychological Association.
LC ClassificationsBF76.8 .P75 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 63 p. ;
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24073634M
ISBN 109780136049708
LC Control Number2009028531

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APA style has a series of important rules on using author names as part of the author-date system. There are additional rules for citing indirect sources, electronic sources, and sources without page numbers. APA format is based on the association’s Publication manual of the American Psychological Association. Now in its 7th edition, “the manual” puts forth a set of clear reference and citation guidelines that are used by writers, researchers, students, and educators all over the globe/5(79). How to Reference a Book in in APA Format - Verywell Mind. Official Source for APA Style The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style.. Widely Adopted 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.

Structure of an APA format citation in the text narratively, with the author's name missing: Title of Source (Year) or “Title of Source” (Year) OR. Structure of an APA style format citation, in parentheses at the end of the sentence, with the author’s name missing: (Title of Source, Year) or (“Title of Source,” Year) Structure for one author. How to Cite a Book (Title, not chapter) in APA Format. Book referencing is the most basic style; it matches the template above, minus the URL section. So the basic format of a book reference is as follows: Book referencing examples: Mitchell, J.A., Thomson, M., & Coyne, R.P. (). A guide to citation. London, England: My Publisher. The APA Style of Documentation: A Pocket Guide 1st Edition. by Mike Pringle (Author), John Gonzales (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. /5(14).   First, let's start by looking at the standard APA format for writing a book reference. The basic structure of a book reference should list the author's last name, first initials, publication year, book title, location, and publisher. Your reference should appear as follows: Author, I. N. (Year). Title of book.

  APA in-text citation style uses the author's last name and the year of publication, for example: (Field, ). For direct quotations, include the page number as well, for example: (Field, , p. 14). For sources such as websites and e-books that have no page numbers, use a paragraph : Dawn Amsberry. Book – A written work or composition that has been published – typically printed on pages bound together. Book citations in APA contain the author name, publication year, book title, publication title, and publisher name. Author, F.M. (Year of Publication). Publisher City, State: Publisher. James, Henry. ()/5(37). When you are citing a book whose whole text is written by an author or group of authors, you do not need to cite a specific chapter in your reference list. In APA style, the reference listing for a book is formatted as follows: Author's last name, first initial(s). (Year of publication). In October , the American Psychological Association (APA) introduced the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual, which replaces the 6th edition published in In that time a lot of things have changed.