Guide: How to cite a Government publication in ASCE style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in ASCE style

Cite A Government publication in ASCE style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the ASCE 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 ASCE style.

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. Publisher, City, Pages Used.

Example:

Department of Housing,. (2003). A New Housing Policy and Strategy for South Africa. Department of human settlements, Pretoria, 1.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

“Housing the Nation...
...is one of the greatest challenges facing the Government of National Unity. The extent of the challenge derives not only from the enormous size of the housing backlog and the desperation and impatience of the homeless, but stems also from the extremely complicated bureaucratic, administrative, financial and institutional framework inherited from the previous government.” (Department of Housing 2003)

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