Guide: How to cite a Government publication in PeerJ style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in PeerJ style

Cite A Government publication in PeerJ style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the PeerJ 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.


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

Reference list

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


Author Surname Author Initial. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.


Barford P, Barford Pprofile V. 2011. Cultural Property Repatriation News and Issues: A Case Against the Repatriation of Archaeological Artefacts.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname, Year Published)


“(It is) the loss of history. When we repatriate artefacts to nations such as Greece and Egypt, we simultaneously destroy the evidence of the more recent history of other countries…” (Barford, Barford & profile, 2011)

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