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CSE Citation Style Guide

c. Government Documents / Technical Reports

General Format
In-Text Citation:
(Author date)


Reference List:
Author AA, Author BB. Date. Title of report. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher. Extent. Report No.: Notes.
In-Text Citation:
(Shardlow 2013)
Reference List:

Shardlow TF. 2013. Activity, behaviour, and rates of use of Pacific salmon carcasses by large vertebrate scavengers. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 3036. Nanaimo (BC): Fisheries and Oceans Canada Science Branch, Pacific Region. Report No.: Fs 97-6/3036E; [accessed 2022 Jan 24].


Feller BA. 1981. Health characteristics of persons with chronic activity limitation, United States, 1979. Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US). Report No.: VHS-SER-10/137. Available from NTIS, Springfield, VA; PB88-228622.


Reference List, report written and published by different organizations:

When a technical report is written by one organization and sponsored by another, include the name of the organization that performed the research in parentheses after the author, as well as the publication information for the sponsoring organization.


Cooper LN (Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, RI). 1990. Theoretical and experimental research into biological mechanisms underlying learning and memory. Final progress report 1 Aug 88-31 Jul 89. Washington (DC): Air Force Office of Scientific Research (US). Report No.: AFOSR-TR-90-0672. Contract No.: AFOSR-88-0228; 2305; B4. Available from: NTIS, Springfield, VA; AD-A223615.