APA editing can seem unimportant as the student and writer of the dissertation is more concerned with the larger aspect of the dissertation, like the research and analysis. And yet, the dissertation will not be accepted if it does not have proper APA editing.
The letters APA in APA style stand for the American Psychological Association. APA style editing and citation is essential to most higher education academic papers. The purpose of APA style citation is so others can look up and access all resources cited in a paper and check them for validity.
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APA style citation has two major parts. These two parts are in-text citations and the reference list for APA style citation. The in-text citations for APA style citation occur within the document. The second part of APA style citation occurs at the end of the document, in the reference list or bibliography part of the paper. There is a very specific way to cite everything in the reference list if the dissertation is to follow proper APA style citation.
APA Editing Resources
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Gelfand, H., & Walker, C. J. (1990). Mastering APA style: Student’s workbook and training guide. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Houghton, P. M., Houghton, T. J., & Peters, M. F. (2005). APA – The easy way! Auburn Hills, MI: Baker College.
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Omotosho, J. A. (2007). Mastering the APA style of referencing with ease. The Nigerian Journal of Guidance & Counseling, 12(1), 27-38.
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Szuchman, L. T. (2007). Writing with style: APA style made easy. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.