Manual de estilo de publicaciones de la American Psychological Association: Versión abreviada, 1a.
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The Spanish edition of Concise Rules of APA Style offers essential writing and formatting standards for students, teachers, researchers, and clinicians in the social and behavioral sciences.
This easy-to-use pocket guide, compiled from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®, provides complete guidance on the rules of style that are critical for clear communication. Readers will learn how to avoid the grammatical errors most commonly reported by journal editors; how to choose the appropriate format for statistics, figures, and tables; how to credit sources and avoid charges of plagiarism; and how to construct a reference list through a wide variety of examples and sources.
How does Concise Rules differ from the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association? The Publication Manual remains the best source for broad background information about scientific publishing. It provides guidance on designing research, identifying the parts of a scholarly article, understanding the process of journal publication, and submitting articles for publication. Concise Rules, by comparison, targets only those rules writers need for choosing the best words and format for their articles. It offers a comprehensive list of essential writing standards in a convenient, easily retrievable format.
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Introduction: A Pocket Reference for Writers
- Concise and Bias-Free Writing
- Punctuation, Spelling, and Capitalization
- Italicizing and Abbreviating
- Numbers, Metrication, and Statistics
- Footnotes and Appendixes
- Quotations, Reference Citations in Text, and Reference List
- Reference Examples
Appendix A: Style Rules Cross-Referenced to the Fifth Edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association®
Appendix B: Checklist for Manuscript Submission