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Citing Business Resources & Creating Bibliographies: General

Looking for help in citing information from one of the online resources provided by the Baylor Library? Here you will find examples to guide your citations using APA v. 6

Cite your information

When doing research, whether for a paper or class project, be sure to cite your information properly using APA style, v. 6.  The resources you see on this guide will aid you in doing that.

Citing resources

This guide provides information on using citation tools and providing correct citations for your research projects.  Why should you use these?

  • Import your citations when doing work in a database such as ABI/Inform global or Business Source Complete
  • Use Write-n-cite or Zotero to bring your citations directly into your Word document
  • Create your Work Cited page in a snap
  • Wrong style? No problem!  Change citation styles easily
  • Create bibliographies that you can share with professors and group members

Style Guides

When to cite

Researchers do not claim the ideas and words of other researcher s as their own.  Researchers should give credit where credit is due.

You cite material when:

  • You use the ideas or words of another
  • whether this use is a direct quote or is paraphrased

Citation ensures the accuracy of knowledge and protects intellectual property rights.

Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, Sixth Edition.

Quick examples

Here are some examples of citations for commonly used items:

Journal article

  • Rogers, W. H., & Winter, W. (2009). The impact of foreclosures on neighboring housing sales. Journal Of Real Estate Research, 31(4), 455-479.

Company Profile

  • Exxon Mobile Corp. (2008, July 8). Income Statement. Retrieved from Mergent online database. 

Industry Profile

  • Tang, O. (2008, October 8). IBISWorld industry report 31152: Ice cream production in the US. Retrieved from IBISWorld Industry Research Reports database.



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