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How To Cite References Using APA Style

Examples of APA Citation Style for use in Reference Lists.

APA 7th Edition Examples - Miscellaneous & Unpublished

  • Online annual report

Proctor & Gamble Company. (2010). P & G 2010 annual report. http://www.pg.com/annualreport2010/index.shtml

  • Interview or personal communication

Do not include in reference list;cite in text only.

Example: P. Drucker (personal communication, September 20, 2001) believes that there are several different types of managers.

  • ERIC document

Greenberg, J. & Walsh, K. (2010). Ed school essentials: A review of Illinois teacher preparation. (ED512668). ERIC. https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED512668.pdf

  • Conference proceedings (Unpublished paper or speech)

Smith, S. (2009, August). Putting the grrrr! Back in progressive. Paper presented at the meeting of the Progressive Librarians Guild, Detroit, MI.

  • Conference proceedings (Unpublished poster)

Ruby, J., & Fulton, C. (1993, June). Beyond reading: Editing software that works. Poster session at the annual meeting of the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Washington, DC.

  • Brochure/pamphlet

National Cancer Institute. (2000, June). Cancer research-because lives depend on it [Brochure]. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute.

  • Court case

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954).

  • Legal statute

National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, 42 U.S.C. § 4331 (1970).

  • Code of Federal Regulations

FDA Prescription Drug Advertising Rule, 21 C.F.R. § 202.1 (2006).

  • Government report

U.S. Bureau of the Census. (2002). Statistical abstract of the United States. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

  • Online government report

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. (2003). Managing asthma: A guide for schools (NIH Publication No. 02-2650). http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/prof/lung/asthma/asth_sch.pdf

  • House or Senate Committee Report

Iraq: Meeting the challenge, sharing the burden, staying the course, a trip report to members of the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate, 108th Cong., 1st sess. (S. Prt. 108-31). (2003).

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