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APA Citation Style (7th Edition)

Citing Government Documents or Reports

Refer to Section 10.4 of the APA Publication Manual, 7th edition, and the APA Style website for information on government agency references.

Ministry of Health. (2019). Health Annual Report 2018-2019. Government of Alberta. https://bit.ly/3hlEEdJ

MacLaurin, B., Trocmé, N., Fallon, B., Pitman, L., & McCormack, M. (2003). Northwest Territories incidence study of reported child abuse and neglect, NWTIS-2003: Major findings. University of Calgary. https://cwrp.ca/sites/default/files/publications/NWTIS2003_en_0.pdf
(Example from APA Citation Style QuickGuide.)

 

Data Set
Refer to Section 10.9 of the APA Publication Manual, 7th edition, and the APA Style website for information on data sets.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2008). Indiana income limits [Data file]. http://www.huduser.org/Datasets/IL/IL08/in_fy2008.pdf
 

Statistics

Organizations are Authors Too!

The "author" of resources such as reports or websites can be an organization or governing body (such as a government department). In these cases, the organization is the author and should be listed as such in your final citation.

DOIs and URLs

(See sections 9.34 to 9.36 of the APA Publication Manual, 7th ed.)

DOI or URL shorteners

It is acceptable to use the shortDOI service or a URL shortening service to shorten long links.
Always double check your links to make sure they go to the right location.

(See section 9.36 of the APA Publication Manual, 7th ed.)