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Boatwright Memorial Library


Business Librarian

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Carrie Ludovico
Business Librarian
(804) 287-6647

Citing Business Resources

Business resources like consumer data, market research or SEC filings can be tricky to cite as they don't fit the standard 'academic' conventions. But with a little work, you can develop good references that will allow your reader to understand the sources you used, and find them. Let me know if you have any questions, or need any advice.


APA 7th Edition for Business

APA (American Psychological Association) Style Guides


ZoteroBib Zotero's quick cite tool.




Zotero is a free citation management tool that can automatically import citations into your personal account, organize sources into folders, and generate bibliographies in a variety of citation styles. It also includes a word processor plugin for formatting footnotes and parenthetical citations.

Visit to download the Zotero Connector (browser extension) and to learn more about Zotero.

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