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Citing Your Sources Guide

Sample References

Sample House Report:

Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001
H. Rpt. 107-131, pt. 1*
Date: July 10, 2001.
cong-sess: 107-1.

In text citation:

  • (H.R. Rep. No. 107-131, 2001)

  • House of Representatives Report No. 107-131 (2001)

Reference list entry:

  • H.R. Rep. No. 107-131, pt. 1 (2001). URL

*The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association does not include guidance about "parts" or "volumes," but, in general, defers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (a legal citation manual) for any scenarios not covered by the APA examples. If your reference includes a part or volume, you can use the format dictated by The Bluebook, adding the part or volume number after the report number, as indicated above.

Sample Senate Report:

Investigation of Illegal or Improper Activities in Connection with 1996 Federal Election Campaigns, Vol. 1
S. Rpt. 105-167, vol. 1*
date: Mar. 10, 1998
cong-sess: 105-2

In Text Citation:

  • (S. Rep. No. 105-167, 1998)
  • Senate Report No. 105-167 (1998)

Reference List Entry:

  • S. Rep. No. 105-167, vol.1 (1998). URL

*The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association does not include guidance about "parts" or "volumes," but, in general, defers to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (a legal citation manual) for any scenarios not covered by the APA examples. If your reference includes a part or volume, you can use the format dictated by The Bluebook, adding the part or volume number after the report number, as indicated above.

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