Writing & APA 6th Resources
Needing writing help is very common at our university. Please ask your instructor or use one of the links below to get the help you need.
- APA 6th_Powerpoint (PDF Download)
- Social Work Research Library Guides (link)
- Common Writing Errors (PDF Download)
- University of Kentucky Writing Center is a good place to make an appointment with an expert who will review your writing and give you helpful feedback to improve! Students of all writing levels (Undergraduate to Ph.D.) use this service.
- Free Writing Courses (Outside of UK – this is not necessarily an endorsement but listed as resources)
The College of Social Work uses the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (commonly called the APA 6th) as a style guide. It is essential that you have a copy of this guide and use it for all your writing assignments. Here are some online resources for you below:
- APA COSW Tips 2017 (PDF Download)
- Purdue Owl Online APA Style Guide (link)
- APA 6th_Powerpoint (from Owl Purdue)
- APA Online video tutorial