lehpron
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Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:04 pm

How do you reference a book? I got the author, title, edition, publisher, year and the pages. What order should they be in?

How is it done in MS Office Word 2003?
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:19 pm

Up, up and away!
 
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:20 pm

I have the APA right next to me if you need any further help!

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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Fri Sep 09, 2005 1:43 pm

Quoting Redngold (Reply 1):
http://www.apastyle.org/

Thank you, but I tried that before I got here. Their tips were limited, hence my thread. The closest example was this:

Quote:
How do you reference a book review?

Schatz, B. R. (2000). Learning by text or context? [Review of the book The social life of information]. Science, 290, 1304.

http://www.apastyle.org/tipweek112601.html

...but it's not what I need, I think. I need to reference a few pages from a text book. I suppose it may be similar, but I risk loosing points due to assuming that. SWA TPA, I need further help, have any ideas?

edit:

If I use the above and slightly modify it I get:

Anderson, John D Jr. (2000). Introduction to Flight. 4th edition. McGrawHill Higher Education Series. Aviation, 206, 233.

Is this acceptable? I assumed that the 'science' section above was a category, that this text was from an aviation category. I could be wrong.

[Edited 2005-09-09 07:00:51]
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Fri Sep 09, 2005 2:31 pm

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lehpron
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Sat Sep 10, 2005 7:32 am

Quoting Redngold (Reply 4):
Sorry my link wasn't helpful

Oh no, it was quite helpful, I tried those other links as well. thanks anyway, I think i might as well go buy the damned book. Big grin
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Sat Sep 10, 2005 7:50 am

Quoting Lehpron (Reply 3):
Thank you, but I tried that before I got here. Their tips were limited, hence my thread. The closest example was this:

If you are creating your document in Word, there is an APA StyleGuide add-in. The demo is free. The registered product is $34.95. It scans your document and recommends APA-compliant changes.

https://secure.apa.org/stylehelper/i....cfm?fuseaction=order.demoDownload

[Edited 2005-09-10 00:51:32]
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RE: Need APA Style Format For Ref Of Book!

Sat Sep 10, 2005 1:12 pm

Ok, according to the APA infront of me, here is the order you do it in.

Book authors or editors
Date of Publication
Book Title
Publication Information

It looks like this:

Beck, C.A.J., & Sales, B. D. (2001). Family mediation: Facts,

myths, and future prospects. Washington, DC: American

Psychological Association.


That is exactly how the example looks. Hope it helps! If you need further info let me know. Again I have the APA (in my lap now) to reference for ya!

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