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Citing Bloomberg, Mergent, and Capital IQ

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Citing Bloomberg, Mergent, and Capital IQ

Bloomberg


The University of British Columbia Library has suggested the following ways to cite Bloomberg:

MLA Citation:
Bloomberg L.P. "Stock price graph for United Parcel Service 11/1/05 to 11/1/06." (2006). Bloomberg database. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Business Information Services, Urbana, IL. 8 February, 2006.

To cite Bloomberg within your report using MLA style, use the following: (Bloomberg)

APA Citation:
Bloomberg L.P. (2006) Stock price graph for United Parcel Service 11/1/05 to 11/1/06. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2006 from Bloomberg database.

To cite Bloomberg within your report using APA style, use the following: (Bloomberg, 2006)

The Boston University Library has suggested the following way to cite Bloomberg:

The Chicago Manual of Style Citation:
Stock price graph for United Parcel Service. November 1,
          2003 - November 1, 2004, via Bloomberg LP, accessed November 2, 2004.

 

 

Mergent


The University of British Columbia Library has suggested the following ways to cite Mergent:

MLA Citation:
Mergent, Inc. Google Inc. data report. (2005). Mergent Online database. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Business Information Services, Urbana, IL. 18 January, 2006.

To cite Mergent within your report using MLA style, use the following: (Mergent)

APA Citation:
Mergent, Inc. (2005). Google Inc. data report. Retrieved Jan. 12, 2006, from Mergent Online database.

To cite Mergent within your report using APA style, use the following: (Mergent, 2005)

The Boston University Library has suggested the following ways to cite Mergent:

The Chicago Manual of Style Citation:
Pepsico, Inc. October 28, 2003 S-8. Purchase: PepsiCO Inc,
          2003. Mergent Online, accessed October 21, 2004.

 

 

Capital IQ

 

Capital IQ has stated that as a rule of thumb, Capital IQ is generally cited as one of the following: 
"Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business"
"Capital IQ, a S&P business"
"Capital IQ"

For a more granular explanation about the writing style, Capital IQ has stated that the use of APA citation is acceptable.

BEL suggests the following way to cite Capital IQ, based based APA standards set by Purdue:
APA Citation
Capital IQ. [Description of information]. Retrieved [month, day, year] from https://www.capitaliq.com/...
Babson College has suggested the following ways to cite a Company Profile for Capital IQ:

"Dell Inc. Public Company Profile." Capital IQ. August 18, 2008. Standard & Poor's . Babson College Horn Library, Babson Park, MA. 18 August 2008. <http://www.capitaliq.com>

Harvard Business School has suggested the following ways to cite Capital IQ:
[Description of information], Capital IQ, Inc., a division of Standard & Poor's. 

Please consult your professor for the appropriate style.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This tutorial was developed by Carissa M. Phillips.

Updated by Makiko Ishizawa, Katie Bruce, and Carissa M. Phillips in March 2008.

Last updated by John Chan, Yoo-Seong Song, Carissa M. Phillips, and Becky Smith in November 2009.