APA Style of Documentation, The

Series
Allyn & Bacon
Author
Mike Pringle / John Gonzales  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
72
Pub.-date
November 2009
ISBN13
9780136049708
ISBN
0136049702
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Description

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, and avoiding plagiarism.

Features

  • Exceptionally clear, class-tested explanations of all key concepts.
  • Concentrates on the sources most likely to be cited by students.  
  • Includes a sample, documented student essay
  • Features documentation maps visually linking images of actual sources to their citations for: a journal article accessed through a database, and a book with two authors.
  • Table of Contents

    Chapter 1  PLAGIARISM

     

                Introduction

    Academic Honesty

    Plagiarism 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