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2 Agreement of text with list: “Each reference cited in text must appear in the reference list, and each entry in the reference list must be cited in text” (p. 174).

3 Basic citation styles inaccurate, inconsistent. Table 6.1, p. 177, illustrates basic styles. “and” vs. “&” Use of “et al.” Two or more works within same parentheses “order alphabetically in the same order they appear in the reference list” (sec. 6.16, p. 177)

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5 Ensure accuracy and agreement of things like years and author names between in-text citations and references list. Years (e.g., Mott, 1997 in text; Mott, 1999 in RL) Spelling of author names (e.g., Kearny in text, Kearney in RL)

6 Format accuracy of citations in list Incorrect: Baker-Miller, J. (1991). The development of women’s sense of self. Women’s Growth in Connection. V. Jordan, J. Baker- Miller, I.P. Striver, & J.L. Surrey Ed. Guilford, New York Correct: Baker-Miller, J. (1991). The development of women’s sense of self. In V. Jordan, J. Baker-Miller, I.P. Striver, & J.L. Surrey (Eds.), Women’s growth in connection (pp ). New York, NY: Guilford.

7 Sections , APA 6 th, pp “Use numerals to express numbers that represent time, dates, ages, scores, and points on a scale…” e.g., 2-year-olds, 4-year institution, a 5-point Likert scale “Use numerals to express numbers that denote a specific place in a numbered series, parts of books and tables...” e.g., Grade 8 (but eighth grade), Table 3, chapter 5

8 APA 6 th, pp Titles brief, but explanatory Every column needs a column head No vertical lines Format challenges; readability

9 Key portions: Chapter 1: Writing for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Chapter 2: Manuscript Structure and Content Chapter 3: Writing Clearly and Concisely pp , “Writing Style” pp , “Grammar and Usage” Chapter 4: The Mechanics of Style


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