This book simplifies the mechanics of conveying ideas in a
The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) provides a writing style that is used by
many academic and nonacademic institutions and publications.
However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared
toward scholarly academic writing…especially college term
papers. The authors of this book draw information from the
manual that is specific to academic writing and expand upon
it using set-up instructions and a sample paper. The end result
of this transformational process yields a useful guide that can
be used along with the actual manual for successful academic
The handbook covers many detailed specifications of the APA
style…including in-text citations, source citations, and a sample
paper. It also sheds new light on the manual using step-by-step
processes and exemplification that enable readers to fulfill APA
rules and regulations while focusing on content, rather than the
format, of their academic research.