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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 7th Edition): Statistics

Formatting

Note: For your Works Cited list, all citations should be double spaced and have a hanging indent.

A "hanging indent" means that each subsequent line after the first line of your citation should be indented by 0.5 inches.

Tips

Author

Some Statistics Canada documents will have the author as Statistics Canada. This is considered a group or corporate author.

Statistics Canada - Online Document

Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Document: Subtitle if Any." Statistics Canada. Date of publication. Format. Access date.

Works Cited List Example

Maynard, Jean-Pierre. "Comparative Level of GDP Per Capita in Canada and the United States: A Decomposition into Labour Productivity and Work Intensity Differences." Statistics Canada. 4 Apr. 2007. Web. 12 Feb. 2013.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name)

(Maynard)

Statistics Canada - Print Document

Author Last Name, First Name. Title of Document: Subtitle if Any. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, Year of publication. Format.

Note: Occasionally the author will be listed as Statistics Canada.

Works Cited List Example

Statistics Canada. Aboriginal Children's Survey, 2006: Concepts and Methods Guide. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 2008. Print.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

(Statistics Canada 11)

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