Citing a report in APA Style (6th edition)

This article reflects the APA 6th edition guidelines. Click here for APA 7th edition guidelines.

Scientific research is published in scientific journals. If research is conducted by an organization or the government, then it will be published in a report. APA Style has a specific format for citing a report.

 Report
APA-format Organization Name or Author Last Name, Initials. (YearofPublication). Report Title (Report No. xxx). Retrieved from http://WebAddress
In reference list Royal Bank of Scotland. (2015). Annual Report and Accounts 2014. Retrieved from http://investors.rbs.com/~/media/Files/R/RBS-IR/2014-reports/annual-report-2014.pdf
 In the text
  • Recent research suggests that … (Royal Bank of Scotland, 2015).
  • In a recent study Royal Bank of Scotland (2015) found that … .
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