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Reference List

Reports & Other Official Documents

These include documents published by governments, NGOs, corporations, and organizations. They are also termed gray literature, and may or may not be peer reviewed.

Include a description of the document in square brackets after the title [i.e. Fact sheet, Press release, Report No. #, Catalogue No. #]. If the publisher is the same as the author, omit it in the publisher position.

Code of Ethics

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of document (# ed.). Publisher. DOI or URL

Example

Canadian Nurses Association. (2017). Code of ethics for registered nurses (2017 ed.). https://www.cna-aiic.ca/~/media/cna/page-content/pdf-en/code-of-ethics-2017-edition-secure-interactive

Policy Brief

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of document [Description of document]. Publisher. DOI or URL

Example

The United Nations. (2020, May 13). Policy brief: COVID-19 and the need for action on mental health. [Policy brief]. https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/un_policy_briefcovid_and_mental_health_final.pdf

Report or Official Document

Formula

Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of work [Description of document]. Publisher. DOI or URL

Example

Statistics Canada. (2013). National household survey (NHS), 2011: Language use in the workplace in Canada [Survey]. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/as-sa/99-012-x/99-012-x2011003_2-eng.pdf