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Q. I am pulling data from our library website, specifically, Marketline Company Profiles. What is the proper APA citation to use for this database and source? Is there a DOI that should be used?
A. General Format:
MarketLine. (year, day month) Title: Company profile. Retrieved Month day, year from MarketLine Company Profiles.
In text citation….(MarketLine, year).
MarketLine Company Profiles do not have a DOI.
Note: If you are referencing two (or more) reports from MarketLine with the same year then you could differentiate between the two by adding lower case letters (a,b,c) after the year of publication.
Two examples in APA style
MarketLine. (2013, 15 November). China Telecom Corporation Limited: Company Profile. Retrieved September 29, 2015 from MarketLine Company Profiles.
MarketLine. (2014, 29 August). Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: Is the SmartThings acquisition a smart thing?: Case Study. Retrieved September 29, 2015 from MarketLine Company Profiles.
For more information on citing in APA format, go to http://libguides.swu.edu/citationstyleguides.
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