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Citing Online Advertising & Business Sources in APA: Nexis Uni

This guide is intended to help Advertising students cite a variety of sources in Advertising and Business databases and industry resources using APA style.

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Citing Online Newspaper Articles from Nexis Uni

Citation Example

Last name, F. M. (Year, Month Date). Title of article. Title of Publication.

Lohr, Steve. (2020, October 21). Google up against laws that thwarted Microsoft (and others since 1980). The New York Times.


Database Information: If the newspaper article is from an academic research database, provide the title of the newspaper and any volume, issue, and/or page numbers that are available for the article. Do not include database information in the reference

Citing SEC Filings from Nexis Uni

Citation Example

Name of Author Organization. (Date). Title of report. URL

SEC EDGAR Filings, Combined. (2020, July 24). NIKE, Inc.; 10-K.


You can also find SEC Reports on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website.

Citing Company Profiles from Nexis Uni

Citation Example

Name of Author Organization. (Date). Title of company profile [Company profile]. Retrieved date, from URL

Canadean - Business Analysis. (2016, December 2019)., Inc. [Company profile]. Retrieved October 22, 2020 from


Database Information:: The URL is given to provide direct access back to a source when someone is reviewing the references list. Since copying the URL from Nexis Uni will not link someone back directly to the same company profile, APA recommends providing the general link to the login page of a database. You would include database information in the citation because the information cited in Nexis is not widely available in other databases, otherwise you would not include database information.