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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: Technical and Research Reports

Format for technical and research reports

Format:

Author last name, first initial. (Date). Title of report (Publication No.). Publisher. DOI or URL

Elements:

  • Author: List the last name, followed by the first initial (and second initial). See Authors for more information.
  • Date: List the date between parentheses, followed by a period
  • Title of report: In italics. Capitalize the first word of the title, subtitle, and proper nouns.
  • Publication number: Omit if unavailable for the source that you're citing
  • Publisher: List the report's publisher. If the publisher is the same as the author, do not list the name a second time.
  • DOI or URL: List DOI or URL if available

See specific examples below.

Free Web

U.S. Government Accountability Office. (2010). Information security: Concerted effort needed to consolidate and secure Internet connections at federal agencies (Publication No. GAO-10-237). http://www.gao.gov/assets/310/301876.pdf

In print

U.S. Government Accountability Office. (2010). Information security: Concerted effort needed to consolidate and secure Internet connections at federal agencies (Publication No. GAO-10-237).

More info

See Publication Manual, 10.4.