Guide: How to cite a Government publication in ACL style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in ACL style

Cite A Government publication in ACL style

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

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Forename Author Surname. Year Published. Title. Technical report, Publisher, City.

Example:

John Stuart Mill and Colin Heydt. 2010. Utilitarianism. Broadview Press, edition.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

We are perfectly willing to stake the whole question on this one issue. Granted that any practice causes more pain to animals than it gives pleasure to man; is that practice moral or immoral? And if, exactly in proportion as human beings raise their heads out of the slough of selfishness, they do not with one voice answer 'immoral', let the morality of the principle of utility be forever condemned. (Mill and Heydt, 2010)

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