Standard: how to cite with APA (7th ed.)?

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Basic rules

A standard (such as an ISO standard) should be cited in a list of references in APA (7th ed.) by giving the following data: title of the institution that developed the standard, title of the standard, standard code and number, and publisher. Indicate the URL, if the standard was accessed online.

How to cite in a bibliography

Basic reference template:

Institution. (Year). Standard Title (Standard Code and Number). Publisher. URL

Note: if the institution that developed the standard is the same as the publisher, the name of the publisher is not given in the reference.

Examples of references

Standards Australia & Standards New Zealand. (2014). Safety in laboratories — Part 8: Fume cupboards (AS/NZS 2243.8:2014).

International Organization for Standardization. (2019). Date and time — Representations for information interchange — Part 1: Basic rules (ISO Standard No. 8601-1:2019).

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