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APA 7 referencing style: Reports, theses and grey literature

A guide to using the APA 7th edition referencing system for in-text citations and reference lists.

APA examples: Reports, theses and grey literature

 

 

See our APA7 Style Guidelines for advice on treatment of single to multiple authors, dates, page numbers and sources within your in-text and end-text references.  

See The APA Style Blog for more report and gray literature examples in the textual format referencing examples for more examples. 

Material Type

In-Text Citation

Reference List & Notes

Reports

(University of Western Australia, 2021).

University of Western Australia. (2021). UWA Annual Report 2020https://www.annualreport.uwa.edu.au/annual-report-2020

Government reports

(Australian human Rights Commission, 2021).

Australian Human Rights Commission. (2021). Human rights and technology. Australian Human Rights Commission. https://tech.humanrights.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-05/AHRC_RightsTech_2021_Final_Report.pdf

White paper with a group author (Commonwealth of Australia, 2015)

Commonwealth of Australia. (2015). Agricultural competitiveness white paper [White paper]. Commonwealth of Australia. https://www.agriculture.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/ag-competitiveness-white-paper_0.pdf

Published thesis or dissertation (Quinlivan, 2021)

Quinlivan, T. (2021). Australian professional standards for teachers: Perspectives of Western Australian primary school teachers [Doctoral dissertation, The University of Western Australia]. UWA Profiles and Research Repository. https://doi.org/10.26182/zhr4-h837

Unpublished thesis or dissertation (Marion, 2021)

Marion, L. (2021). An exploration of LGTBQA+ young people's coping strategies when navigating suicidality [Unpublished honours thesis]. Curtin University.

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