Monday, December 05, 2005

Citing a numerical database in APA style

In a search today for a guide to citing a web-based numerical database (like CRSP or Compustat) in APA format, I ran across this great guide from the library at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. As you can see, it gives examples for a number of databases we have here at Baruch. The following citation guides, which usually are pretty comprehensive and ones I tend to rely on, didn't have exactly what I was looking for:
Oddly, the MLA guide to citing electronic sources that is on the library website at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro isn't nearly as good as the APA one.

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