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Citing Business Resources

Citing Business Databases in APA Style

Here are examples of how to cite Business Databases.  Since the APA Guide does not include a section on such databases, these are extrapolations from the guidelines provided.

  • Best’s Library Center (since company record will be continuously changing, include a retrieval date)

A.M. Best Company. (2015) Prudential Select Life Insurance Company of America. [company report] Retrieved 2015, April 13 from Best’s Library Center.

  • Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies (FAITS)

Kramer, B. (2015). Enterprise Ready Tablets. Retrieved from Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies database.

  • Nexis Uni Databases

When citing from Business Company Dossier from Nexis Uni, be sure to put in the retrieval date, because the company record will be constantly changing. Below is what Nexis Uni says should be used to quote their databases (find it here)

Business Company Dossier

Author/Editor. Title of Profile . (Date of publication). Retrieved on date from URL

LexisNexis. Hewlett-Packard Company. (2015). Retrieved 2015, April 13, from Nexis Uni database


Hoovers In-Depth Company Records

Author/Editor. (Year, Month Day of Publication). Title. Retrieved from LexisNexis Academic database

Hoover's Inc. (2015, April 13). Hewlett-Packard Company: In-depth record. Retrieved from Nexis Uni  database

  • MarketLine

MarketLine. (2015, March 5). Apple. [company profile]. Retrieved from MarketLine Advantage database.

MarketLine. (2014, December 23) North America - Oil & Gas, [industry profile]. Retrieved from MarketLine Advantage database.

  • Market Share Reporter

Gale (2015) Top Dry Dog Food Makers, 2013. Market Share Reporter. . Retrieved from Gale Directory Library database.

  • Mintel

Mintel has analysts and they should appear in the citation as authors.

Bonetto, L. (2015, February) Marketing to Millennials – US. Retrieved from Mintel database

  • S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage

Industry Surveys have analysts and they should appear in the citation as authors

Zino, A. (2015, January). Industry surveys: Telecommunications. Retrieved from S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage database.

S&P Capital IQ. (2015, February 14). Verizon Communications, Inc. Stock Report. Retrieved from S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage database.

  • CCH IntelliConnect

Tax cases

[2014-1 U.S.T.C. ¶50,201], Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. v. Malgorzata Makowska, Norbert Trokki, and the United States of America, Tax liens: Interpleader action: Priority of liens: Brokerage account: Claims by spouse: Inchoate: State (New York) law: Judgment of divorce. U.S. District Court, E.D. New York (Mar. 3, 2014). Retrieved from CCH IntelliConnect database. 

Journal article without DOI

Garlock, D. C., & Khalaf, A. N. (2014, July 18). Debt vs. equity: Myths, best practices and practical considerations for U.S. tax aspects of related-party financings. TAXES - The Tax Magazine92(8), 37-66. Retrieved from