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GEN BUS 360: Workplace Writing and Communication (Spring 2022)

Professional/Trade Organization Website

Specific Information Quoted or Paraphrased from an Organization’s Website

In-text Citation Options

According to AICPA (n.d.), eligibility requirements to take the exam vary by state, but every state requires 150 semester hours for licensure.

 

Eligibility requirements to take the exam vary by state, but every state requires 150 semester hours for licensure (AICPA, n.d.).

 

References Page Entry

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). (n.d.). AICPA regular member eligibility requirements. Retrieved May 1, 2018, from https://www.aicpa.org/membership/join/eligibilityrequirements.html

 

Overview of Organization and/or its Website

If you are giving a broad overview of the website and/or professional organization and not citing or summarizing a specific page, you cite it only with an end-of-sentence parenthetical.

In-text Citation Example

The Society of Actuaries website is easily navigable, and users can quickly locate all the information they are looking for (https://www.soa.org).

 

References Citation Example

Because you did not cite any specific information or a specific webpage, this is not cited on your References page.

Content Credit

Content on this page was created by the Business Communication team at the Wisconsin School of Business.