Q. How do I cite and reference a report?



Author(s) last name, Initial. (Year, Month Day). Title of report in italics and sentence case. Publisher Name. http://www.url...


Government of Canada. (2019, November 15). FluWatch report: November 3 to 9, 2019 (week 45). https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/publications/diseases-conditions/fluwatch/2019-2020/week-45-november-3-9-2019.html

In-text citation (paraphrase):

(Author, year)

In-text citation (direct quote):

(Author, year, para. #)


(Government of Canada, 2019)


  • In many cases, including the examples above, reports are written by a group author. In cases where the names of the group author and the publisher are the same, omit the publisher information
  • For more tips and examples on referencing in APA format, visit the APA Style website
  • For more information on creating in-text citations, visit the APA Style website's page on citation


  • Last Updated May 07, 2020
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  • Answered By Ethan Allard

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