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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by 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
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
Research & Document Types
How to organize your research
This is a great research LibGuide from the University of Southern California. Everything you need to know about conducting quality research can be found here.
Literature Review Log
This is a simple log that you can use to track your scholarly journal articles. If you keep this log throughout your degree program you will amass a ton of research on several topics. Best of all, you can always refer back and use your articles more than once.
Finding Peer Reviewed Articles
Narrowing Your Search
So you need to find peer-reviewed articles, and Galileo has you flummoxed... Don't panic! There are a few quick things you can do to make your life SO much easier!
1) Start your search in Galileo. Once you get a list of results look on the left side of the page and check the box "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals under LIMIT TO.
2) Scroll down the page just a little and you'll also see LIMIT BY TYPE. Click "Academic Journals"!
Prof M's Helpful Tips and Tricks
APA Q & A
This is a live read-only guide to the most asked questions.
This is a live document. Be sure to check it often for answers to the most commonly asked student questions.
Research Tips & Tricks
This is a live document. It will be updated with commonly asked student questions