(DOWNLOAD E-PUB) Î Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association ï eBook or E-pub free

This book certainly must rank as one of the most ironic publications in recent history The whole point of this book is to provide clear instructions on how to format a scholarly paper that is produced for a college level class Good intentions were in place to update and reorganize the material in the previous edition, but apparently they forgot rule number one be sure to proofread and double check your work The result is an infamously error ridden guide on how not to commit errors Nonethe This book certainly must rank as one of the most ironic publications in recent history The whole point of this book is to provide clear instructions on how to format a scholarly paper that is produced for a college level class Good intentions were in place to update and reorganize the material in the previous edition, but apparently they forgot rule number one be sure to proofread and double check your work The result is an infamously error ridden guide on how not to commit errors Nonetheless it functions well enough to act as a lookup reference for details on formatting a paper, citing references, and constructing the reference list properly If you have acquired the sixth edition,first printing then you should visit th APA website and download the corrections If you have the second printing or later then the corrections should be already applied.There is also much supplemental information that was not put into the book for whatever reason, visit www.apa.org to access this information and well as to see the latest updates This book is the standard issue for describing APA style publishing All the information found in this book is found on the web site apastyle.org which of course is the most comprehensive This book is best for those about to pursue a graduate degree or a research intensive undergraduate degree It s best to read through this before beginning to write, because there are sections about phrasing and punctuation that you would want to know before beginning The main shortcoming of this book is that This book is the standard issue for describing APA style publishing All the information found in this book is found on the web site apastyle.org which of course is the most comprehensive This book is best for those about to pursue a graduate degree or a research intensive undergraduate degree It s best to read through this before beginning to write, because there are sections about phrasing and punctuation that you would want to know before beginning The main shortcoming of this book is that it states that for spelling reference, you should use the Merriam Webster s Collegiate Dictionary 2005 It s pretty difficult to find that specific date because the latest publishing date of the 11th Edition is 2008 When I asked the publishers about this, they stated that the changes weren t made because of the date they went to print, and that any copy of the 11th Edition should do The web site, however, still refers to the 2005 edition Also this 6th edition was originally published in 2009 This is picky, but if your paper has to be perfect, and the style has to be perfect, then your references have to be perfect Nevertheless, if the faculty requires APA standards, this is a must read before beginning coursework Firstly, I have to say that this reference was required reading for my Masters degree I don t know WHAT possessed the university to select this horrible publication manual Secondly, unless you re forced to use it, I would never recommend this publication to another scholar I felt like I was walking into the inner circles of the Inferno with Dante Alighieri The work is poorly laid out and confusing Just when I thought I understood an APA format for a cited web site journal, I still managed t Firstly, I have to say that this reference was required reading for my Masters degree I don t know WHAT possessed the university to select this horrible publication manual Secondly, unless you re forced to use it, I would never recommend this publication to another scholar I felt like I was walking into the inner circles of the Inferno with Dante Alighieri The work is poorly laid out and confusing Just when I thought I understood an APA format for a cited web site journal, I still managed to make mistakes Do you add both initials for an author or just one I find the styling to be inconsistent They really need to find an information architect for this book to increase the user s ability to find the right reference style when they need it and not turn writing a research paper into an exercise in frustration I keep noticing inconsistencies errors in my MLIS professors reference lists, which I think gives me the authority to declare myself Finished With This Book.I really really prefer MLA and Chicago and AP Like, why you gotta be so different in text and in your reference list, APA formatting Why you gotta require title pages and abstracts instead of just letting people present their information immediately What s the deal with not capitalizing article titles like they re titles I mean, all styl I keep noticing inconsistencies errors in my MLIS professors reference lists, which I think gives me the authority to declare myself Finished With This Book.I really really prefer MLA and Chicago and AP Like, why you gotta be so different in text and in your reference list, APA formatting Why you gotta require title pages and abstracts instead of just letting people present their information immediately What s the deal with not capitalizing article titles like they re titles I mean, all style guides are arbitrary, but the perverse decisions that this particular style guide makes to distinguish itself from others kind of get on my nerves I can kind of attempt to justify these decisions in the context of the social science publications that use this style, but when I m being forced to apply the style to my one page summary of the week s reading, I can t help but resent the sillier nuances of the rules I have looked through this booktimes than I can count It is not exactly something I could sit reading cover to cover however it is an excellent resource book for APA6 I actually waited until all the bugs were edited out of the previous versions before buying my copy as I did not wish to get all the updates and I did not mind paying the extra amount for it as it has been well worth the amount of documentation I have gotteninformation on how to ensure papers are correctly cited usin I have looked through this booktimes than I can count It is not exactly something I could sit reading cover to cover however it is an excellent resource book for APA6 I actually waited until all the bugs were edited out of the previous versions before buying my copy as I did not wish to get all the updates and I did not mind paying the extra amount for it as it has been well worth the amount of documentation I have gotteninformation on how to ensure papers are correctly cited using the APA6 settings Something I was corrected on quickly was in the area of using certain punctuation such as et al during citations and ensuring resources are done correctly when there are multiple authors This resource is highly recommended to anyone that needs it for writing papers It is a must have Seriously, why do academics and researchers insist on taking the passion out of writing My struggle with quantitative research was an affirmation that there s a creative nature in me that may respect the rules but will always be frustrated by the exclusive confinement of analysis Thanks to this book, I now know that 1 If I am to ever become a published scholar, my name will be cited as Aghazarian, A I declare that as denouncement of identity, dammit 2 I respect the rules of writing, but Seriously, why do academics and researchers insist on taking the passion out of writing My struggle with quantitative research was an affirmation that there s a creative nature in me that may respect the rules but will always be frustrated by the exclusive confinement of analysis Thanks to this book, I now know that 1 If I am to ever become a published scholar, my name will be cited as Aghazarian, A I declare that as denouncement of identity, dammit 2 I respect the rules of writing, but the confinement of research with exclusive, superior notions restricted to academic networks will always get on my nerves.3 I love reading, but my attention span is short with journals especially quantitative research I would rather read a 300 page book than a 20 page quantitative research published article in a journal 4 Regardless of all the above, I do like this book because it taught me how journal articles are meant to be written and formulated I have definitely consulted the book on several occasions during my studies It s a go to book which I might still learn a lot from I was required to purchase this for my thesis during my first graduate work What a bore Needlessly complicated It wasn t even useful as I had Internet sources at the time and it had no style guide for them The Chicago Manual is so much better than APA. This is a must have if you do a lot of writing in APA format This book answers every question one might have about writing in APA It also give numerous examples Great book (DOWNLOAD E-PUB) ¼ Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association ⚢ The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association is the style manual most used by writers and students in psychology, the other behavioral and social sciences, nursing, criminology, and personnel areas This fourth edition has been expanded and revised to include new features on current technological tools and on contemporary language issues and publishing standards I mean it s the APA citation guide, so you get what you d expect But it s really laid out to give a lot of information in a really insightful and meaningful way that aids in retention Also, it s really easy to navigate and find things when you need it for citation purposes for writing papers and such Not bad for resource materials.