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Author: Michael Pringle; John Gonzales; American Psychological Association.
Publisher: New Jersey : Longman, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

For any undergraduate course in any discipline requiring APA documentation This concise, economical pocket guide is a handy reference for finding, evaluating, and citing sources, APA documentation,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Style manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pringle; John Gonzales; American Psychological Association.
ISBN: 9780136049708 0136049702
OCLC Number: 426147342
Description: vii, 63 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 PLAGIARISM Introduction Academic HonestyPlagiarism Defined Plagiarism Examples Chapter 2 FINDING AND EVALUATING SOURCES The Physical Library The Electronic Library Other Sources Evaluating Print Sources Evaluating Electronic sources Chapter 3 CITING SOURCES IN ACADEMIC WRITING Key Terms In-Text Citations-The Three Rules of Form and Format 1. Citing a Single Source by One Author 2. Citing Multiple Sources in One Sentence 3. Punctuating and Formatting Citations Block Quotes, Embedded Quotes, and Direct Quotes Integrating Sources How to Cite: Works by One Author (direct quote and paraphrase) Two or More Works by One Author Works with Multiple Authors Anonymous Author Corporate Author and Indirect Source Dictionaries and Encyclopedias, Translated Works Personal Communications, Interviews, and Sacred Texts Oral and Electronic Presentations Tables, Illustrations, and Footnotes or Endnotes Chapter 4 SAMPLE STUDENT ESSAY Main Essay and In-text Samples References Page Example Chapter 5 CREATING A REFERENCES PAGE Key Terms General Overview How to Create a References Entry for: Electronic Sources Web introduction, DOI and URL use Journal with No DOI, Journal with DOI Print Journal, Newspaper Article, Databases Retrieval Dates, Webpage (non-periodical) Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Bibliography, and Weblog Online Image, Online Videos, E-mail, and CD-ROMs Print Periodicals Newspaper Article, Editorial, & Review Popular Magazines, and No Listed Author Film Review, Scholarly Journals Continuous versus Separate Pagination Print Books One, Two, or Multiple Authors Translation and Tricky Names Chapter, Article, and Editions Two or More Books by the Same Author Title Within a Title, Corporate Author, Anonymous Author Sacred Text, Graphic Novel Multiple Volumes, Dictionary, and Encyclopedia Other Print Sources Government Publications, Dissertations, Conference Proceedings Legal Documents and Court Rulings Personal Communications, Maps and Charts Manuscripts and Typescripts Nonprint Sources Television Broadcast Motion Picture Sound Recordings Winging It How to Cite Unusual Sources Statue, Tea Tin, Board Game, Manual, Cartoon, and beyond
Responsibility: Michael Pringle, John Gonzales.


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