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BUSN 201: Business Foundations

Cite Your Sources

Citation guides (see Citation Styles and Guides) will help with articles and other standard sources, but you may not find examples or specific guidelines for business sources. Just use your best judgment based on the guidelines.Here's an example for IBISWorld (without the correct indentation) in APA:

Rivera, E. (2018, June).  Family clothing stores in the US:  Industry Report. Retrieved from

For more help, I like the following guides (developed by librarians so you can trust them). They are all just examples and they may not necessarily all agree, so use what works best for you (and your instructor) and be consistent.

APA Citation Models

APA Style Guide to Electronic References

Citing Business Databases in APA Style (UNC Greensboro)

Introduction to Citations

MLA Citations Models

Purdue Writing Lab-OWL & Research