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APA Style: APA Manual Quick Guide

APA Manual Quick Guide

Topic Subtopic Section Page
Abbreviations     172-178
  No apostrophe to make plural 6.26 173
  Overuse/underuse 6.24 172
  Common units of measurement Table 6.4 175
  Latin abbreviations 6.29 176
Bias     131-149
  Age 5.3 135-136
  Disability 5.4 136-137
  Gender 5.5 138-141
  Racial and ethnic identity 5.7 142-145
  Sexual orientation 5.8 145-147
  Socioeconomic status 5.9 147-148
  Intersectionality 5.10 148-149
Capitalization     165-169
  Proper nouns and trade names 6.14 165-166
  Diseases, disorders, therapies, theories, and related terms 6.16 166
  Titles of works and headings within works (title case and sentence case) 6.17 167-168
  Titles of tests and measures 6.18 168
  Nouns followed by numerals or letters 6.19 168-169
  Names or conditions of groups 6.20 169
  Names of factors, variables, effects 6.21 169
Grammar & Punctuation      
  Verb tense 4.12 117-118
  Active and passive voice 4.13 118
  Subject-verb agreement 4.15 119-120
  Pronouns 4.16-4.21 120-123
  "Who" vs. "that" 4.19 121-122
  "That" vs. "which" 4.21 122-123
  Misplaced and dangling modifiers 4.23 123-124
  "While" vs. "although," "and," or "but" 4.22 123
  "Since" vs. "because" 4.22 123
  Parallel construction 4.24 124-125
  Spacing after punctuation marks 6.1 154
  Period 6.2 154
  Serial commas 6.3 155
  Comma to set off nonessential clause 6.3 155
  Comma to separate two independent clauses with conjunction 6.3 155
  Comma to set off year in exact dates  6.3 155
  Comma to set off year in parenthetical citations 6.3 155
  Comma to separate groups of three digits 6.3 155
  When not use a comma 6.3 156
  Semicolons 6.4 156
  Colons 6.5 156-157
  Dash 6.6 157
  Quotation marks 6.7 157-159
  Parentheses 6.8 159-160
  Square Brackets 6.9 160
  Slash 6.10 160-161