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Management 3000 Research Guide: Citing Datasets

APA Format

The general format for citing data using the APA 7th ed. (p. 339) is provided below.

Author, A. A. (Date). Title of data set (Version number - if it exists) [Description of form]. Publisher Name. https://xxxxx

The form descriptions are flexible, but the most common is:  [Data set]

Exclude the publisher name if it is the same as the author.

"Include a retrieval date only if the data set is designed to change over time" (p. 337): Retrieved Month, day, year, from https://xxxxx

If you need any help citing data, please either contact me at egil@du.edu or contact the Research Center at research@du.libanswers.com ; 303-871-2905.

Examples

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (n.d.). CPI for all urban consumers, 2014-2021 [Date set]. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from http://data.bls.gov

Pew Research Center. (2020). 19th Amendment survey [Data set]. https://www.pewresearch.org/social-trends/dataset/19th-amendment-survey/

 

 

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