The APA Style Guide for Business Sources has been modified from the APA Manual of Style (6th ed.) for Sheridan's Pilon School of Business students. Your professor may have different citing expectations than the rules outlined below. Always check at the beginning of term and before starting assignments that the citing rules you are using are appropriate for your class.
For more information and examples, see: How do I cite SimplyMap data?
To see many more examples, and to get more help, please refer to one of the official APA Style websites below.
APA - American Psychological Association. APA style guide.
A bibliography with a brief description and/or evaluation of each source listed. See Purdue OWL for more information and help.
Giving credit or referencing the sources of information that have contributed to your work. Any ideas that are quoted, summarized, paraphrased must be cited, and any images, charts, graphics, tables. etc. See APA Style for more information.
A web site, article or other information source published by an organization or corporation, with no individual author (writer) name provided.
A form of permanent link (see above) a "digital object identifier" which points to an online book, article, etc. If available, the DOI will be provided with the article or information source. Example, DOI: 10.1177/2329488414560107. See APA Style for more information.
A brief notation within the text that leads the reader to the complete documentation, in your References, of the source used. See APA Style for more information.
A periodical covering topics of interest to specific industries or professions (example: Journal of Business and Accounting).
- published with a fixed interval between the issues or number. Journals, newspapers and magazines are all types of periodicals.
Permalink / Permanent Link
A URL or web address that will consistently point to a specific information source in a database.Permanent Links are provided by databases including ProQuest, Business Source Complete, and LexisNexis
The name of a periodical, journal, newspaper or magazine, e.g. Wall Street Journal, Globe & Mail, Journal of Business Case Studies.
The organization who publishes a journal, newspaper, periodical, book or magazine title, e.g. Harvard University Press, Fast Company, Inc., Rogers Media Inc.
A list of sources that you you cited (using in-text citations) during in your research, and containing the information needed to locate the exact item. See APA Style for more information. http://www.apastyle.org/learn/quick-guide-on-references.aspx
Scholarly/peer reviewed journal/article
An article in a scholarly journal (published by university or academic, research or professional organizations) which has been reviewed and evaluated by experts in the subject. See this page for more information.
Title or Document Title
The name of an article or report, contained in a periodical, e.g. "Barrick scraps co-president model as top miner retires", an article in the Globe and Mail newspaper.