Answered By: Austin Pevler Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017 Views: 6
Answered By: Austin Pevler
Last Updated: Jul 21, 2017 Views: 6
APA Citation Style does not have a separate category for government publications. According to APA, government documents can be considered Books, Technical/Research Reports or Brochures.
- Treat a government document as a book, report, or brochure.
- If a person is named on the title page, use her or him as author.
- If no person is named, use the government agency, department, or branch as a group author (Ex. 31, p.205).
- Give the name of the group author exactly as it appears on the title page. If the branch or agency is not well known, include its higher department first.
- If the group author is also the publisher, just use the word Author after the location (p. 203).
- If there is a series or report number, include it after the title (p. 205).
In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):
(Author Surname OR Name of Government Organization, Year)
In-Text Citation (Quotation):
(Author Surname OR Name of Government Organization, Year, page number)
Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. OR Government Name. Name of
Government Agency. (Year). Title: Subtitle (Report No. xxx [if available]). Place of