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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 9th Edition): Business Reports from Library Databases

Note: The following citation examples are Seneca Libraries recommendations

Business Reports from Library Databases

A to Z World Business
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." AtoZ World Business, Date of Publication.


Example:

Williamson, Jennifer. "Brazil: Business culture; Decision making." AtoZ World Business,

        2020. 

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Wiliamson)

Note: This report has no page numbers so this information is left out of the in-text citation.

Business Source Premier
Works Cited List Citation

Title of Report. Name of Company that Published the Report, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers. Business Source Premier


Example:

Aerospace and Defense in Canada. MarketLine, 17 Nov. 2018, pp. 1-36. Business Source Premier

Note: Reports found in Business Source Premier will say they are published either by Datamonitor or MarketLine. View the full report to confirm.

In-Text Citation

(Title of Report Page Number)

Note: If the source has a long title, you may shorten it in your in-text citation by using the first word/phrase from the title.

 

Example:  (Aerospace 14)

CARD Online
Works Cited List Citation

"Name of Media." CARDOnline Lite, Rogers Digital Media, Date of Publication.  


Example:

"Chatelaine.com." CARDOnline Lite, Rogers Digital Media, 2016. 

In-Text Citation

("Name of Media")

 

Example: ("Chatelaine.com")

Gartner
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." Gartner, Date of Publication, Page Numbers.


Example:

Burke, Brian et al. "Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021." Gartner, 19 Oct.

        2020, pp. 1-36. 

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Burke et al. 32)

IBIS World - Industry Reports
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Report. IBISWorld, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers. IBISWorld. PDF download. 


Example:

Ross, Olivia. IBISWorld Industry Report 51211CA: Movie, TV & Video Production in Canada. IBISWorld, Apr. 2019, pp. 1-34. IBISWorld. PDF download.

Note: View PDF version of report for page numbers.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Ross 14)

MarketLine Advantage - Reports
Works Cited List Citation

"Title of Report." MarketLine Advantage, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers.  


Example:

"South Korea: In-depth PESTLE Insights." MarketLine Advantage, 1 Aug. 2015, pp. 1-85.

In-Text Citation

("Title of Report" Page Number)

Note: If the source has a long title, you may shorten it in your in-text citation by using the first word/phrase from the title.

 

Example: ("South Korea" 17)

Mintel - Reports
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." Mintel, Date of Publication. 


Example:

Wong-Li, Carol. "Marketing to Millennials - Canada - January 2016." Mintel, Jan. 2016.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Wong-Li)

Note: This report has no page numbers so this information is left out of the in-text citation.

Nexis Uni - Report
Works Cited List Citation

"Title of Report." Nexis Uni, Date of Publication.  


Example:

"Nestle S. A." Nexis Uni, 2016. 

In-Text Citation

(Name of Company)

 

Example: (Nestle)

Passport GMID - Report with title
Works Cited List Citation

"Title of Report." Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, Date of Publication. 


Example:

"Beer in Canada." Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, 30 June 2015. 

In-Text Citation

("Title of Article")

Note: If the source has a long title, you may shorten it in your in-text citation by using the first word/phrase from the title.

 

Example: ("Beer")

Passport GMID - Report without a title, charts, tables, or graphs
Works Cited List Citation

Description of information. Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, Date of Publication.  


Example:

Market sizes of alcoholic drinks in North America. Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, 2016.

In-Text Citation

(Description of Information)

Note: If the description is long, you may shorten it in your in-text citation by using the first word/phrase of the description.

 

Example: (Market sizes)

Scott's Directories
Works Cited List Citation

"Name of Company." Scott's Directories - National Business, Date of Publication. 


Example:

"Better Bitters." Scott's Directories - National Business, 2016.

In-Text Citation

("Name of Company")

 

Example: ("Better Bitters") 

Statista
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, First Name or Group Name. "Title of Report or Chart." Statista, Date of Publication. 


Example:

Gaon Music Chart. "K-pop Group Music Album Sales Share South Korea 2019." Statista, Aug. 20, 2020.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name or Group Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Gaon Music Chart)

Note: This source has no page numbers so this information is left out of the in-text citation.

Statista – Global Consumer Survey

Note: Describe the Global Consumer Survey table you are citing so that you direct your reader to the information. Consider including survey item, country / territory, and year.

Reference List Citation

Description of information. Statista, Year.

 

Example

Attitudes towards online shopping in Canada. Statista, Year.

In-Text Citation

(Description of Information)


Example

(Attitudes towards online shopping)

Vividata
Works Cited List Citation

Description of information. Vividata, Year. 

Note: Describe the Vividata table you are citing so that your direct your reader to the information. Consider including product type, frequency, and demographics.

Note: For Year, use the time period indicated on the Vividata table. Try downloading the Excel version of your data if you're unable to see the time period.


Example:

Potato chips - personally ate in the past 6 months for all respondents 14+ in Ontario. Vividata, 2018.

In-Text Citation

(Description of Information)

Note: If the description is long, you may shorten it in your in-text citation by using the first word/phrase of the description.

 

Example: (Potato chips)

WARC
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report or Article." WARC, Date of Publication. 


Example:

Feldwick, Oliver. "The Era of Fragmentation." WARC, Jan. 2022.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number if avaialable)

 

Example: (Feldwick)

Note: This source has no page numbers so this information is left out of the in-text citation.

WGSN - Report
Works Cited List Citation

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." WGSN, Date of Publication, pp. Page Numbers.


Example

Hudson, Ella. "Pretty Embellishment." WGSN, 15 June 2016, pp. 1-7.

In-Text Citation

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

 

Example: (Hudson 6)

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