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Citing Guide for Business Majors: Business Databases

A citing guide for business majors that's based on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.)

Sample Citations for information from Selected Business Databases

AtoZdatabases: (Company Profile)

AtoZdatabases. (n.d.). Kroger Company – Cincinnati, OH company profile. Retrieved from AtoZdatabases database.



Some of the reports have a personal author listed on the report.  If no personal author is listed, use IBISWorld as the author.

Industry report with personal author:

Oliver, K. (2017, March). IBISWorld industry report 45391:  Pet stores in the US. Retrieved from IBISWorld database.

Mergent Intellect:  

Citing a company profile (most do not have a date):

Mergent. (n.d.). Starbucks Corporation company profile.  Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database.

Mergent Online

Citing part of a company profile:

Mergent. (2015). Apple Inc. company financials: income statement. Retrieved from Mergent Online database.

Sample Citations for information from Selected Business Databases





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