Guide: How to cite a Government publication in AAA style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in AAA style

Cite A Government publication in AAA style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the AAA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the AAA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename Year PublishedTitle. City: Publisher.

Example:

The Building Regulations 2010, 2010Approved Document F: Ventilation. London: NBS.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Air filtration is the uncontrollable air exchange between the inside and outside of a building through a wide range of air leakage paths in the building structure.
Purpose-provided ventilation is the controllable air exchange between the inside and outside of a building by means of a range 
of natural and/or mechanical devices (The Building Regulations 2010 2010)

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