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APA Guide

About Citing Government Publications & Reports

In the box below, you will find examples of references and in-text citations for each source. Select the type of government publication or report you are citing using the tabs.


In-text citation examples shown are for paraphrases and summaries (Author-Date pattern). When citing a direct quote, you will also need to include either a page number or paragraph number (Author-Date-# pattern). Visit the In-Text Citations tab to the left for more information!

Remember:

  1. ‚ÄčIn-text citations are located within the text of your paper and references are located in the references page at the end of your paper.
  2. References use a hanging indent. Click here for more information!
  3. References are double spaced. 

Click here for help in citing resources produced by government agencies.

Government Publications and Reports

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