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Citing Data

If you are using APA, MLA or other standard format, check the manual (look in the Library catalogue for location) for the format for examples of data citation.

The following are generic suggestions for data citation formats. Please note that RefWorks does not work for citing data or statistical sources.

CANSIM II series

CANSIM II; series V735319 [computer file]./ Ottawa, Ont.: Statistics Canada [producer]; Toronto, Ont.: University of Toronto. CHASS [distributor], Oct. 7, 2003 <http://dc1.chass.utoronto.ca/cansim2/>

CANSIM II series - from E-STAT

CANSIM II; series V735319 [computer file]./ E-stat ed. Ottawa, Ont.: Statistics Canada [producer and distributor], Oct. 7, 2003 <http://estat.statcan.ca/>

Census - from E-STAT

Census of Canada, 1986: profile of census divisions and census subdivisions [computer file]./ E-stat ed. Ottawa, Ont.: Statistics Canada [producer and distributor], Oct. 2003 <http://estat.statcan.ca/>

The above examples are courtesy of Laine Ruus, University of Toronto, Data Library Service.

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