I was very familiar with APA 5th edition having used it for it's entire duration, so when the 6th edition arrived I thought I could save a couple of dollars by buying this book and simply learning the changes between the two.
This book does not accurately portray the 6th edition of APA, especially the header section. Even the sample paper at the end of the book shows it incorrectly. Unfortunately, I had to hear it from college professor that it was incorrect!!!!
The back of the book has this written: "However, this highly regarded manual is not specifically geared toward scholarly academic writing...especially college term papers."
WHY ELSE WOULD I NEED APA!?!?!?! Wish I could have read that before buying the book, so now my attempt as saving a couple of dollars was a complete waste of the entire purchase price. Also on the back: "Education is one of the best investments you will ever make...and our books maximize that investment!"
That either counters their previous statement, or is completely accurate in that your investment will be maximized with purhcases of their book because you will still have to buy the accurate books too.