A guide to help users create citations using APA (American Psychological Association) style, 6th edition. Skip to main content. The manual refers to the GPO (U. S. Gov. Printing Office). Canadian equivalents may be: Queens Printer, Ministry of Supply and Services, Canadian Government Publishing, etc.
Note: References in APA publications are cited in text with an authordate citation system (p. 174). Groups or agencies as the author: (National Institute of Mental Health, 2007) (NIMH, 2007) Note: Spell out the entire name of the agency in the first citation and use the abbreviation or acronym in subsequent citations.
Government documents can be confusing to cite. They can take the form of anything from an informational pamphlet to a Congressional debate and everything in between. Unlike standard publications, these documents do not necessarily follow the pattern of author, title, publisher, date. This guide will try to help you get started building your citation The 2016 edition of the GPO Style Manual is the first revision to be issued under GPO's new name, U.
S. Government Publishing Office. Since 1894, the GPO Style Manual has served as a guide to the style and form of Federal Government printing and publishing.
The Manual has come to be widely recognized by writers and editors both within and By act of Congress the Public Printer of the U. S. Government Printing Office is authorized to determine the form and style of Government printing. The Style Manual is the product of many years of public printing experience, and its rules are based on principles of good usage and custom in the printing trade.
APA (American Psychological Association) style is most frequently used within the social sciences, in order to cite various sources. This APA Citation Guide, revised according to the 6th edition of the APA manual, provides the general format for intext citations and the reference page.
APA Publication Manual, Sixth Edition. APA Style Guide to Electronic References, Sixth Edition (for parentheticalstyle citations) or commas around the year (for narrative citations). theres an exact copy of the code on the Government Printing Offices (GPOs) website The major difference between the citation styles in the Chicago Manual of Style and the U. S. Government Printing Office (GPO) Style Manual are caused by the needs of the users of the two style guides.