Table, chart or graph [from Print source using APA 6th ed.]

Overview

Where you are organising data obtained from one or more source in a table of your own creation, you need to acknowledge your source or sources by including a note. The note appears immediately under the table in question.

Standard Form

Table (or data from a specific column or columns) from a journal article:

Note. From [or The data in column 1 are from] "Title of article", by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Title of Journal, volume number, page number. 

Table (or data from a specific column or columns) from a book or report:

Note. From [or The data in column 1 are from] Title of book or report (page number), by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. 

Examples

Note. From "Biomarkers of cardiac function and outcome in univentricular congenital heart disease", by H. S. Bernstein, and H. Nawaytou, 2014, Current Biomarker Findings, 4, p.55.

Note. The data in column 1 are from Corporate Finance (p.47), by D. Hillier, 2010, London: McGraw-Hill.

Note. The data from the Employment status column are from Labour market outlook: Winter 2014-15 (p. 5), by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2015, London: CIPD.

Citation in Text

Table 1 shows what Bernstein and Nawaytou (2014, p.55) implied ...

... in column 1, which shows the annual cost to businesses (Hillier, 2010, p.47).

In the Employment status column (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2015, p.5) in the table in Appendix A, the relationship between the variables is clear.

If you cite a table, chart or graph in the text of your work, you should include the source in your reference list.

Notes

If you intend to reproduce data you have used from one or more source, you may need written permission from the owner of each copyrighted source. Check with the publisher or copyright owner about specific requirements for permission to reprint or adapt copyrighted material:

Table (or data from a specific column or columns) from a journal article:

Note. From [or the data in column 1 are from] "Title of article", by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Title of Journal, volume number, page number. Copyright year by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or adapted] with permission.

Table (or data from a specific column or columns) from a book or report:

Note. From [or the data in column 1 are from] Title of book or report (page number), by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Place of Publication: Publisher. Copyright year by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or adpated] with permission.