Citing Business Sources Using APA
APA (American Psychological Association) citation style is most often used in the Social Sciences, including Business. This guide provides APA citation style examples for select business sources at Langsdale Library.
The digital object identifier (d.o.i.) should be included when available, or a Retrieved from URL if the article is difficult to locate:
LastName, F. A. (Year Published). Article title. Journal Name, Volume(Issue), Page(s). http://dx.doi.org/# or Retrieved from URL
Barreto, A. M. (2014). The word of mouth phenomenon in the social media era. International Journal of Market Research, 56(5), 631-654. http://dx.doi.org/10.2501/IJMR-2014-043.
3M Company. (2013, May 16). 3M company profile. February 18, 2015, from Business Source Premier database.
Marketline. (2014, November). Tires & Rubber Industry Profile: Global. February 18, 2015, from Business Source Premier database.
IBISWorld frequently provides the names of industry analysts who prepare the reports, but if no names are given use IBISworld in place of the author name.
Crompton, J. (2015, January). 4428 – 3D Printer Manufactuing in the US. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from IBISWorld database.
Mergent. (2014). Nike, Inc.: Company financials. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from Mergent Online database.
Mintel frequently provides the names of industry analysts who prepare the reports, but if no names are given use Mintel in place of the author name.
Smith, D. (2015 January). Beauty Retailing - US. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from Mintel database
How do I cite an Annual Report?
Microsoft Corp. (2014). Annual report. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from http://www.microsoft.com/investor/AnnualReports/default.aspx
How do I cite an Association Web Site?
National Restaurant Association. (2013). Restaurants lead state employment picture. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from http://www.restaurant.org/News-Research/News/Restaurants-lead-state-employment-picture
How do I cite a Company Web Site?
The Walt Disney Company. (n.d.). Company overview. Retrieved February 18, 2015, from http://thewaltdisneycompany.com/about-disney/company-overview