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Corporate Annual Reports

How to properly cite corporate annual reports, from the section on Technical and Research Reports, APA p. 205-206:


When print is accessed:

Exact Company Name. (year of report). Title of report. City, State abbreviation: Author.


In this case, the company would be both author and publisher, so the publishing company’s name is replaced with the word Author.

The Coca-Cola Company. (2009). Unites States Securities and Exchange Commission form 10-K. Atlanta, GA: Author.

When accessed on the WWW from the company’s website:

The Coca-Cola Company. (2009). Unites States Securities and Exchange Commission form 10-K. Retrieved from http://www.thecoca-colacompany.com/investors/pdfs/form_10K_2009.pdf


When accessed on the WWW from someone else’s website:

The Coca-Cola Company. (2009). Unites States Securities and Exchange Commission form 10-K. Retrieved from  Securities and Exchange Commission website: http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/21344/000104746910001476/a2195739z10-k.htm

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