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Psychology: Writing & Style Guides

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
REF BF76.7.P83 2010

Rules established for the preparation of manuscripts, includes both mechanical and style rules. Describes commonly accepted APA guidelines.

Concise Rules of APA Style
REF BF76.7.C66 2005

The concise rules aim to clarify the rules researchers need to observe in formatting their articles and choosing the best language for scholarly publications.

Diana Hacker's Guide to APA Style

APA Formatting and Style Guide at Purdue University

Writing Papers in Psychology : a Student Guide
REF BF76.7.R67

Designed to teach students specialized writing skills involved in writing a psychology term paper or research report. Also includes ethical guidelines and tips for using the new technology found in libraries.

Making Sense: a Student's Guide to Research and Writing: Social Sciences
REF G91,B67 2007

Making Sense in Psychology and the Life Sciences: a Student's Guide to Research, Writing, and Style (Margot Northey & Brian Timney)
REF BF76.7.N67 1995t

Examines both the general principles of effective writing and the particular requirements of writing papers in psychology. Also points out common errors in student composition and makes suggestions for how to avoid or correct them.

The Psychologists Companion: a Guide to Scientific Writing for Students and Researchers
REF BF76.8.S73 1993

Provides basic writing techniques that psychology students and professionals alike need to know to communicate effectively in articles, books, grant proposals, talks and lectures.

Last Updated: 10 October 2013