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APA Style v. 6: F. Government Document

Online Government Document (p. 205)

For more tips on citing government sources, check out the Government Publication section under the Books tab.

General Format

      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Government Author, Year)
     
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Government Author, Year, page or paragraph number [if available])
 
      References:
      Government Name. Name of Government Agency. (Year). Title of document: Subtitle
            (Report No. xxx [if available]). Retrieved from URL of specific document
  
Example
 
      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 
      (Environment Canada, 2004)
 
      In-Text Citation (Quotation):
      (Environment Canada, 2004)
 
      References:
      Environment Canada. Canadian Wildlife Service. (2004). The 1995 peregrine falcon
            survey in Canada. U. Banasch & G. Holroyd (Eds). (Occasional Paper no. 110).
            Retrieved from http://www.cws-scf.ec.gc.ca/publications/AbstractTemplate.cfm
            ?lang=e&id=1067
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