Apparel Merchandising and Product Development

Citation Examples

Below are examples of some types of citing in APA. This isn't comprehensive. I recommend that you get a copy of the manual.

Business Source Complete

Steinberg, B. (2008, December 1). Repeat ad nauseam: TV spots risk driving consumers away. Advertising Age , 79(44), p1-10, 2p. Retrieved from Business Source Premier database.

Datamonitor. (2007, June 23). VF Corporation [company profile]. Retrieved from Business Source Premier database.

Global Insight. (2008, January) Austria Country Monitor. Retrieved from Business Source Premier database.

Hoover's (via LexisNexis Academic)

Hoover's. (2009, December 16). Apple Computer, Inc. Hoover's Company Records - In-Depth  Records. Retrieved from LexisNexis Academic database.

Mergent Online

Mergent. (2009). Apple Inc. Company Financials. Retrieved December 6, 2009, from

Mergent. (2010). Asia-Pacific Media Sectors. Retrieved March 6, 2010, from


Mintel. (2009, December). Breakfast foods: the consumer - US. Retrieved from

S&P NetAdvantage

Standard and Poor's. (2009, December 20). General Electric. Standard & Poor's Stock Reports. Retrieved from

Standard and Poor's. (2009, December 18). Airlines. Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys. Retrieved from

Wall Street Journal (via Proquest)

DeYoung, R. (2009, April 14). Congress takes aim at payday loans. Wall Street Journal, A13.. Retrieved from ProQuest Wall Street Journal database.

Henry Ford’s experiment may be the new found justice; gift of $10,000,000 to employees called advertising; effect of working men on eight-hour shifts. (1914, January 8). Wall Street Journal, p2. Retrieved from ProQuest Historical Newspapers database.

[In many old WSJ articles, no author is given, so the title goes first.]

Citing & Managing Your Sources

The Libraries offer support for several citation managers that are free and easy to use.

EndNote Basic



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