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MBA 640: Innovation Through Marketing and Technology: Citing Sources

A Library Research Guide

APA Citations for Business Sources

For examples of how to cite resources from business databases (Hoovers, IBISWorld, Mergent Online, Nexis Uni, etc.) or from the free Web, please see APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: Business Sources

General APA Citation Examples

Journal Article:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range. DOI

Sarker, S., Ahuja, M., Sarker, S., & Kirkeby, S. (2011). The role of communication and trust in global virtual teams: A social network perspective. Journal of Management Information Systems, 28(1), 273-309. https://doi.org/10.2753/MIS0742-1222280109


If there is no DOI, then end the reference list entry after the article's page range:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). Article title. Journal Title, volume(issue), page range.

Jarvenpaa, S. L., & Leidner, D. E. (1999). Communication and trust in global virtual teams. Organization Science, 10(6), 791-815.

Book:

If there is a DOI: 

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher Name. DOI

Wankel, C. (2009). Encyclopedia of business in today's world. SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412964289


If there is no DOI, then end the reference list entry after the publisher's name:

Author last name, author first initial. (Year). E-book title. Publisher Name.

​Gibson, C. B., & Cohen, S. G. (2003). Virtual teams that work: Creating conditions for virtual team effectiveness. Jossey-Bass.

Web Page:

Author last name, author first initial. (Date). Page title. Host site. URL

Carroll, B. (2007, December 5). Building trust in virtual teams. Leading Virtually. http://www.leadingvirtually.com/15/

Course Material Authored by UMGC:

University of Maryland Global Campus. (Date). Document title. Document posted in UMGC [course code] online classroom, archived at https://learn.umgc.edu

University of Maryland Global Campus. (2021, July 6). Week 2 lecture and readings: Starting a new e-commerce business. Document posted in UMGC BMGT 304 6381 online classroom, archived at https://learn.umgc.edu


For more examples of APA citations, see the library's APA Citation Examples guide and/or the APA Style website, and for information about formatting papers per APA rules, see the library's APA Document Formatting guide.

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