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Citing Sources Using APA Style

Citing Databases

As noted in the guidance from the American Psychological Association, below, it is rarely helpful to cite a database (because most works are discoverable via more than one database).  An exception is when the database contains proprietary information that cannot be accessed in another way, such as some of the business resources Cal Poly subscribes to.  

APA Style Guidance on Citing Databases 

Guidance on how to cite such sources is not as detailed as for other kinds of information, so in some cases you (or your instructor) must choose an approach, with the goal of presenting enough information for the reader to locate your source material.  

For MRI Simmons reports, you can follow APA guidelines for a dataset.

Examples are linked on this external library page: