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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th Edition): Business Reports from Library Databases

Business Source Premier - Reports

Title of Report. Name of Company that Published the Report, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers. Business Source Premier. 

Works Cited List Example

Aerospace and Defense in Canada. MarketLine, 17 Nov. 2018, pp. 1-36. Business Source Premier. 

 Note: Reports found in Business Source Premier will say they are published either by Datamonitor or MarketLine. View the full report to confirm.

In-Text Citation Example

(Title of Report Page Number)

Example: (Microsoft Corporation 14)

CARDonline

"Name of Media." CARDOnline Lite, Rogers Digital Media, Date of Publication.  

Works Cited List Example

"Chatelaine.com." CARDOnline Lite, Rogers Digital Media2016. 

In-Text Citation Example

("Name of Media")

Example: ("Chatelaine.com")

IBISWorld - Industry Reports

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Report. IBISWorld, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers. IBISWorld. 

Works Cited List Example

Ross, Olivia. IBISWorld industry report 51211CA: Movie, TV & video production in Canada. IBISWorld, April 2019, pp. 1-34. IBISWorld. 

 Note: View PDF version of report for page numbers.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

Example: (Ross 14)

MarketLine Advantage - Reports

"Title of Report." MarketLine Advantage, Date of Publication, pp. Page numbers.  

Works Cited List Example

"South Korea: In-depth PESTLE Insights." MarketLine Advantage1 Aug. 2015, pp. 1-85.

In-Text Citation Example

("Title of Report" Page Number)

Example: ("South Korea" 17)

Mintel - Reports

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." Mintel, Date of Publication. 

Works Cited List Example

Wong-Li, Carol. "Marketing to Millennials - Canada - January 2016." Mintel, Jan. 2016.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name)

Example: (Wong-Li)

 Note: This report has no page numbers so this information is left out of the in-text citation.

Nexis Uni - Report

"Title of Report." Nexis Uni, Date of Publication.  

Works Cited List Example

"Nestle S. A." Nexis Uni, 2016. 

In-Text Citation Example

(Name of Company)

Example: (Nestle)

Passport GMID - Report with a Title

"Title of Report." Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, Date of Publication. 

Works Cited List Example

"Beer in Canada." Passport GMID, Euromonitor International30 June 2015. 

In-Text Citation Example

("Title of Article")

Example: ("Beer")

 Note: Write the first word or words from your description using quotation marks.

Passport GMID - Information without a Title (Charts, Tables, etc.)

Description of information. Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, Date of Publication.  

Works Cited List Example

Market sizes of alcoholic drinks in North America. Passport GMID, Euromonitor International, 2016.

In-Text Citation Example

(Description of Information)

Example: (Market sizes)

 Note: Write the first word or words from your description.

Scott's Directories - Company Profiles

"Name of Company." Scott's Directories - National Business, Date of Publication. 

Works Cited List Example

"Better Bitters." Scott's Directories - National Business, 2016.

In-Text Citation Example

("Name of Company")

Example: ("Better Bitters")

Vividata

Description of information. Vividata, Year. 

Note: Describe the Vividata table you are citing so that your direct your reader to the information. Consider including product type, frequency, and demographics.

Note: For Year, use the time period indicated on the Vividata table. Try downloading the Excel version of your data if you're unable to see the time period.

Works Cited List Example

Potato chips - personally ate in the past 6 months for all respondents 14+ in Ontario. Vividata, 2018.

In-Text Citation Example

(Description of Information)

Example: (Potato chips)

 Note: Write the first word or words from your description.

WGSN - Reports

Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. "Title of Report." WGSN, Date of Publication, pp. Page Numbers.

Works Cited List Example

Hudson, Ella. "Pretty Embellishment." WGSN, 15 June 2016, pp. 1-7.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name Page Number)

Example: (Hudson 6)