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Data Resources & Datasets

APA Manuals

Citing Data

APA 6th edition
For a complete description of citation guidelines refer to pp. 210-211 (datset) and p. 212 (unpublished raw data) of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition [Call Number: 2nd Floor Reference 808.02 Am35 2010].

Data set

Basic form:
Author/Rightsholder. (Year). Title of data set (Version number) [Description of form]. Location: Name of producer.
Author/Rightsholder. (Year). Title of data set (Version number) [Description of form]. Retrieved from http:// 

Pew Hispanic Center. (2008). 2007 Hispanic Healthcare Survey [Data file and code book]. Retrieved from

Unpublished raw data from study, untitled work

Basic form: 
Author, F. N. (Year). [Description of study topic]. Unpublished raw data.

Smith, J.A. (2006). [Personnel survey]. Unpublished raw data.



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