An Easyguide to APA Style

An Easyguide to APA Style

Book - 2014
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This clear and concise book is designed to demystify the process of writing in APA style and format.

With precise examples (both writing examples and Microsoft Word screenshots), An EasyGuide to APA Style 2e points out common APA style and formatting mistakes and how to avoid them. The book also provides an overview of the style and formatting changes for the 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual, providing detailed examples and complete sample student papers written to conform to APA format. The authors illustrate not only how to write using APA style, but also what writing in APA style really looks like when your paper is complete. Written in a conversational and clear style, this guide will help anyone find their way through the maze of rules in the APA Publication Manual and become proficient in learning the fine points of APA style.

The second edition of the EasyGuide contains additional writing tips and expanded discussions in each chapter. In particular, chapter 5 on plagiarism has been expanded to include more detail on topics like when and how to paraphrase appropriately and when to quote directly from a source. Also, the new edition provides examples from the latest version of Microsoft Word, Word 2010.

Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE Publications, c2014.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781452268392
Characteristics: xvi, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Landrum, R. Eric
Gurung, Regan A. R.


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