In this part of the guide we will show you how to properly cite data sources for academic work in APA, MLA, and Chicago citation styles. Consult the table below to find templates and examples of citing microdata in these different styles using data linked in this guide as examples.
|APA||Author. (year of release).Title of the data file: Subtitle if relevant [Description of form]. Location: Name of producer. Retrieved from URL||Statistics Canada. (2016). Census Profile, 2016: Profiles of Community of Region [HTML data file]. Ottowa, ON: Statistics Canada. Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/en/catalogue/98-316-X2016001|
|MLA||Author Last Name, First Name. Title of data set. (Version). Publisher location: Publisher name, Date of publication. Medium of publication. Date accessed. doi/url of data||Statistics Canada. Census Profile, 2016: Profiles of Community of Region. Ottowa, ON: Statistics Canada, 2016. HTML data file. Accessed Mar 20, 2020. https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/en/catalogue/98-316-X2016001|
|Chicago||Author Last Name, First Name. Title of data set. Version. (Date Month day, year). Publisher name, url/doi of data||Statistics Canada. Census Profile, 2016: Profiles of Community Region. (2016). Statistics Canada, https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/en/catalogue/98-316-X2016001|