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APA Style Citations

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Reports and conferences



When reports are located online, follow the format for reports rather than the format for websites.

Conference Proceedings

Note that conference proceedings can be published in books or journals and take a different format depending on their publishing method.   


Report by a government agency


(United States Justice Department Civil Rights Division, 2015)

Reference list:

United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. (2015). Investigation of the Ferguson Police Department. United States Department of Justice.


Conference proceedings published in a book


(Glenn, 2018, p. 23)

Reference list:

Glenn, R. W. (Ed.). (2018). New directions in strategic thinking 2.0: ANU strategic & defence studies centre's golden anniversary conference proceedings. ANU Press.

Conference proceedings published in a journal


(Paturi et al., 2018, p. 4777)

Reference list:

Paturi, U. M. R., Devarasetti, H., & Narala, S. K. R. (2018). Application of regression and artificial neural network analysis in modelling of surface roughness in hard turning of AISI 52100 Steel. Materials Today: Proceedings, 5(2), 4766–4777.