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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Government agency publication

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Report/Government agency publication

Reference: Name of government department (Year) Title. Place of publication: Publisher (Series if applicable). Available at: URL [Accessed Day Month Year].

Example: Department of Health & Children (2006) ‘A vision for change’ report of the expert group on mental health policy'. Dublin: Stationary Office. Available at: http://www.dohc.ie/publications/vision_for_change.html [Accessed 11 April 2010].

In-Text-Citation:

  • Department (Year)
  • (Department, Year)

Example:

  • The Department of Health & Children (2006) have shown….
  • In a similar report (Department of Health & Children, 2006) it was shown…

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