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APA 7 Referencing

Report by a government agency or other organisation

Report pattern

  • Unless a person is named in the report as the author, the government department or organisation that produced the report becomes the author.
  • If the parent organisation (e.g. Ministry of Health) is not included as the author, place the parent organisation name after the report title.

In-text Citation Example

(Canada Council for the Arts, 2013).

Then in your reference list

Canada Council for the Arts. (2013). What we heard: Summary of key findings: 2013 Canada Council's Inter-Arts Office                         consultation. http://publications.gc..ac/collections/collection_2017/canadacouncil/K23-65-2013-eng.pdf

(APA Manual, 2020, pp. 286, 329).

Report by individual authors at a government agency or other organisation

Report pattern

In-text example

(Freid & Polyakova, 2018).

Then in your reference list

Freid, D., & Polyakova, A. (2018). Democratic defense against disinformation. Atlantic Council.     

            https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/images/publications/Democratic_Defense_Against_Disinformation_FINAL.pdf

(APA Manual, 2020, pp. 286, 330).

Annual Report

In-text citation example
(U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2017).

Then in your reference list

U.S. Securities and Exchange commission. (2017). Agency financial report: Fiscal year 2017. https://www.sec.gov/files/sec-                2017-agency-financial-report.pdf

(APA Manual, 2020, pp. 286, 330).

Chapter from a report where the chapter authors are different

In-text citation example

(Fergusson & Boden, 2011).

Then in your reference list

Fergusson, D., & Boden, J. (2011). Alcohol use in adolescence. In P. Gluckman (Ed.), Improving the transition: Reducing social                 and psychological morbidity during adolescence: A report from the prime minister's chief science advisor (pp. 235–                    256). Office of the Prime Minister's Science Advisory Committee. https://pmcsa.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/improving-                the-Transition-report.pdf

(Advice from APA expert)