What’s New in the Eighth Edition

  • A revised citation system
  • New recommendations and examples for citing online images and information graphics, podcasts and webcasts, online videos, blogs, social networking sites, and e-books
  • Up-to-date coverage of technologies related to scientific research methods
  • Updated discussion of plagiarism and other aspects of academic integrity
  • Full coverage of Creative Commons and other developments in copyright law
  • Changes in stylistic recommendations that are consistent with the recommendations of authoritative international bodies 
  • Major updates to matters concerning physics, chemistry, genetics and biological sciences, and astronomy
  • Revised and reorganized the coverage of numbers, units, mathematical expressions, and statistics
  • More comprehensive coverage of tables, figures, and indexes
  • Thoroughly revised coverage of publication processes that reflect industry best practices
  • A new section on active voice and passive voice
  • Simultaneous publication of print and online editions, to give all users access to full-text searches of the new edition and other online tools