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Citation Styles

A guide to some of the citation styles

Citing Reports, Theses and Presentations in APA 6th

Government Report:

National Institute of Mental Health. (1990). Clinical training in serious mental illness (DHHS Publication No. ADM 90-1679). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Organizational Report:

American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Practice guidelines for the treatment of patients with eating disorders (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.


Dissertation, Published

Lastname, F. N. (Year). Title of dissertation (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from Name of database. (Accession or Order Number)

Dissertation, Unpublished

Example, J. N. (1990). The meaning of life (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Murray State University, Murray, KY.

General Format

Contributor, A.A., & Contributor, B.B. (Year, Month). Title of contribution. In E.E. Chairperson (Chari), Title of symposium/conference. Symposium/talk/address conducted at the meeting of Organization Name, Location.