The Spalding University Writing Center is located on the 2nd floor of the University Library in the PNC Center for Student Success.
Hours: 8 am-6 pm Monday-Friday
Consultations are usually 45 minutes. Please bring your assignment sheet and any other supporting materials.
Our goal is to help you in the writing process; we usually focus on two or three areas of revision opportunity in your work.
You can schedule an appointment by calling us at (502) 873-4494 or by emailing us at [email protected].
You can also submit your work for online feedback via the link below:
Spalding University Library 853 Library Lane. Louisville, KY 40203 Phone: (502) 585-7130
American Psychological Association (APA) Style is an editorial style, or rules that a publisher uses to ensure consistent presentation of written material. Citing your sources in APA style gives credit to the works of others and helps your readers go back and find the information you present.
For more in-depth information about APA Style, you can check out the following resources:
See below for an interactive tutorial on APA citation and a sample paper formatted in APA style.
For your SMA, you will be citing specialized industry and market reports, as well as data and statistics. These types of sources are not always found in APA style guides, but can be formatted correctly as follows.
Industry and Market Reports
Author or Creator. (Year, Month if available). Title of report. Retrieved Date from Database.
Example: Statista. (2017). Manufacturing: Machinery in the U.S. 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2017 from Statista database.
Author or Creator. (Date of publication). Title. In Database. Retrieved date, from website URL.
Example: eMarketer. (n.d.). Number of social media users worldwide from 2010 to 2021 (in billions). In Statista - The Statistics Portal. Retrieved August 25, 2017, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/278414/number-of-worldwide-social-network-users/.
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