APA 7th Edition
Grey literature is a category of resources that includes technical or research reports by government agencies, research institutes, organizations or companies, or associations. This type of literature includes (but is not limited to):
For more information, please visit Grey Literature: What Is It?
See below for four sample references to reports, and for more information on and examples of references to reports and grey literature, refer to pages 329-331 in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (2020).
Author, A. A. (date). Title of report: Subtitle of report (Report No. xxx). Publisher Name. URL
Authored Report From an Agency Website
BC Hydro. (2013). Environmental impact statement executive summary. Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/050/documents_staticpost/63919/85328/Executive_Summary.pdf
Authored Report from a Government Department
Bush, E., & Lemmen, D. S. (Eds.). (2019). Canada’s changing climate report. Natural Resources Canada. https://www.nrcan.gc.ca/sites/www.nrcan.gc.ca/files/energy/Climate-change/pdf/CCCR_FULLREPORT-EN-FINAL.pdf
Report from a Private Organization, Available on Organization Website (e.g., annual report)
Canadian Solar. (2018). 2018 annual report. http://investors.canadiansolar.com/static-files/f5df404b-6f97-4027-8be3-db57c5bb35d6
United Nations Report
United Nations Development Programme. (2014). Human development report 2014: Sustaining human progress: Reducing vulnerabilities and building resilience. http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/hdr14-report-en-1.pdf
American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000
Royal Roads University. (2015). Grey literature: What is it? http://libguides.royalroads.ca/greylit
AMA citation style for Gray literature: https://guides.lib.vt.edu/ama_citations/gray_literature