Q. How do I reference a PDF from a website?



Author(s) last name, Initials. (Date of publication). Title of document. Retrieved from http://www..... 


Dauvergne, M. (2013, June 13). Youth court statistics in Canada, 2011/2011. Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/en/pub/85-002-x/2013001/article/11803-eng.pdf  


In-text citation: 

(Author(s) last names, year, page number(s)). 


(Dauvergne, 2013, pp. 4).  



  • Note italics and sentence case for tile of document 

  • For documents with no individual author, use the organization/company as the author. 

  • In the reference, include the month and day of publication if available (Year, Month day).  

  • For more information on creating a reference check here 

  • For more information on creating your in-text citations check out In-text citation



  • Last Updated Sep 24, 2019
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  • Answered By Sai Kilari

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