APA

(redirected from APA style)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

APA

abbreviation for ASSOCIATION OF POLICE AUTHORITIES.
References in periodicals archive ?
I also refer students to the APA Style Blog and the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) websites for additional help.
creates a reasonably creates a reasonably correct APA style correct APA style for the for the bibliographic bibliographic citation for citation for the the article, but not both.
They also will need to know how to distinguish scholarly journal articles from other types of periodical literature, how to find relevant empirical journal articles in psychology, and how to cite sources using APA style.
For APA, capitalize all words of more than three letters (for example, From would be capitalized in a title in APA style but not in MLA style).
The majority of the email questions were related to using APA style (73%), which was further grouped into 13 subcategories: reference entries (16%); website citation (14%); in-text citations (14%); citation of legal sources (12%); APA formatting (11%); paginations (10%); citation of book chapters (7%); report citation (5%); quotations (5%); capitalizations (2%); secondary source citation (2%); italicization (2%); and PowerPoint slide citation (1%).
In addition to the APA Style manual, the journal has a Submission Guidelines sheet that gives very specific details about a variety of style and formatting issues.
Besides, while compiling a reference list using APA style, references are double-spaced and the start from a new page with a centered heading title "References".
References, citations, and general style of manuscripts should follow the APA style.
As a reviewer I often questioned the integrity of a research study if the author submitted a manuscript with spelling errors, grammar errors, or errors in APA style.
We understand that it might take a while for individuals to adjust to the new APA style rules, and we do not expect manuscripts to be perfect in that regard.
However, with some noteworthy changes, this is the same APA style we have come to know, complete with contradictions, difficult language, and ambiguity about its audience.
Many things will not change, including the requirements to format the document according to APA style, and to provide six keywords from the Australian thesaurus of educational descriptors.