A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version (6th Edition) by Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

By Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

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The APA model of A Pocket kind guide presents support for college kids writing in disciplines that use APA type: psychology, sociology, economics, legal justice, nursing, schooling, enterprise, and others. With a spotlight on APA conventions and practices, examples and versions from around the disciplines, and directions for integrating and documenting a large choice of resources, A Pocket sort handbook, APA model, offers concise, straight forward, and depended on suggestion for any writing state of affairs

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3 Full title and writer’s name and affiliation, centered. 4 Author’s note (optional) for extra information. indd 52 4/24/12 research paper • literature review • title page • abstract • keywords Research paper: Literature review APA 12a 53 Abstract 1 CAN MEDICATION CURE OBESITY IN CHILDREN? Abstract 2 2 3 In recent years, policymakers and medical experts have expressed alarm about the growing problem of childhood obesity in the United States. While most agree that the issue deserves attention, consensus dissolves around how to respond to the problem.

592) At the end of the indented quotation, the parenthetical citation goes outside the final punctuation mark. 9b Using signal phrases Whenever you include a direct quotation, a paraphrase, or a summary in your paper, prepare readers for it with a signal phrase. A signal phrase usually names the author of the source, gives the publication date in parentheses, and often provides some context. It is acceptable in APA style to call authors by their last name only, even on first mention. If your paper refers to two authors with the same last name, use their initials as well.

Sources [top to bottom]: NIAMS; Arizona Board of Regents; Fred Zwicky; Economist. indd 47 4/9/12 11: APA 48 11a Manuscript format paragraph that lists specific information about the course or department or provides acknowledgments or contact information. ) Page numbers and running head Number all pages with arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, and so on) in the upper right corner about one-half inch from the top of the page. Flush with the left margin and on the same line as the page number, type a running head consisting of the title of the paper (shortened to no more than 50 characters) in all capital letters.

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