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 Baily Library.
APA Formatting Rules
- Start the reference list on a new page at the end of your document
- Type the word References across the top center of the page
- List sources alphabetical, excluding the words a, an, and the
- Double space all entries
- Left align the first line of each entry and indent subsequent lines
Business Source Premier
Buckley, M. (2008). Two principles of broadcast media ownership for a democratic society. Journal of Business Ethics, 82(4), 821-834. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from Business Source Premier database.
Datamonitor. (2007, May 16). Trinity Industries company profile. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from Business Source Premier database.
Datamonitor. (2008, May). Automobiles industry profile Global. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from Business Source Premier database.
IBISWorld. (2008). 42245 - Confectionery wholesaling in the US. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from IBISWorld database.
PepsiCo, Inc. (2008, February 15). Form 10-K. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from Mergent Online database.
Microsoft Corp. (2008). Annual report. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from http://www.microsoft.com/msft/reports/
Association Web Site
National Restaurant Association. (2008). Inudstry research. Retrieved October 22, 2008, from http://www.restaurant.org/research
Company Web Site
The Walt Disney Company. (n.d.). Company overview.
Retrieved October 22, 2008, from http://corporate.