This page contains reference examples for fact sheets.

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. (n.d.). Asbestos in your environment: What you can do to limit exposure [Fact sheet]. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/docs/limitingenvironmentalexposures_factsheet-508.pdf 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (2017). Nursing shortage fact sheet [Fact sheet]. http://www.aacnnursing.org/Portals/42/News/Factsheets/Nursing-Shortage-Factsheet-2017.pdf

  • Parenthetical citations: (Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, n.d.; American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2017) 
  • Narrative citations: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (n.d.) and American Association of Colleges of Nursing (2017)
  • Fact sheets follow the same format as reports. 
  • Include the description “[Fact sheet]” in square brackets after the title of the fact sheet.
  • When the multiple layers of government agencies are credited (as in the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry example), provide the most specific agency in the author element of the reference. Provide the parent agency in the source element of the reference as the publisher. 
  • When only one agency is credited as the author (as in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing example), provide that agency as the author. Omit the agency name from the source element to avoid repetition.

References for fact sheets follow the report reference template in Section 10.4 of the APA Publication Manual, Seventh Edition