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What's New APA 7th ed. Introduction
For those familiar with the 6th ed. of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, you may be wondering what's new? This page highlights some of the most commonly used conventions. Content throughout the manual has been significantly expanded and revised from the sixth edition, so be sure to review all tabs in this guide. Of course, always consult the guide, copies of which are available at the Circulation Desk at Warner Memorial Library. Bible and other holy books are treated differently in the new edition, so be sure to check the Citing the Bible tab.
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
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2020
Publication Date: 2019-10-01
What's New 7th ed. PDF
A PDF file with chapter by chapter review of what's new with some examples.
What's New in the 7th Edition?
One space after a period at the end of a sentence!
Quotation marks are now used around examples, rather than italics.
New guidelines to distinguish professionals and students using APA style, format, and organization.
Two samples papers - one for pros, one for students!
Running head no longer required for students & simplified for pros.
Addresses inclusivity and bias-free guidelines.
In-text citations simplified.
New style references!
Up to 20 authors included in a reference entry before names are omitted with an ellipsis.
DOIs and URLs are now presented as underlined hyperlinks
Journal article references always include the issue number.
Book references now omit the publisher location.
APA 7th Edition What's New Video