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

Overview

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

Standard Form

Table, chart or graph 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 - if available, Retrieved from web address or http://dx.doi.org/number of digital object identifier

Table, chart or graph from a book or report:

Note. From [or The data in column 1 are from] Title of book or report (page number - if available), by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Retrieved from web address or http://dx.doi.org/number of digital object identifier

Table, chart or graph from a webpage:

Note. From [or The data in column 1 are from] Title of webpage, by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Retrieved from web address

Examples

Note. The data from the Employment status column are from Labour market outlook: Winter 2014-15, by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2015, London: CIPD, p.5, Retrieved from http://www.cipd.co.uk/hr-resources/survey-reports/labour-market-outlook-winter-2014-15.aspx

Note. The data in column 1 are from Access to medicine in the global economy: International agreements on patents and legal rights (p.47), by C. Ho, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390124.001.0001

Note. From "State-level business cycles and local return predictability", by G. M. Korniotis, and A. Kumar, 2013, Journal of Finance, 68, p. 1048, Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=87671755&site=eds-live

Citation in Text

Table 1 shows what Korniotis and Kumar (2013, p.1048) implied ...
 
... in column 1, which shows the cost of medicines (Ho, 2011, p.47).
 
In the Employment status column (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, 2015, p.5) in the graph in Appendix A, the relationship between the variables is instantly 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 no date appears on the item you are trying to reference, insert (n.d.) where you would normally give the year.
  • If there is no identifiable author, omit the author details and use double quotation marks around the title.
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, chart or graph reprinted 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 - if available, Retrieved from web address or http://dx.doi.org/number of digital object identifier . Copyright year by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission.

Table, chart or graph reprinted from a book or report:

Note. From [or The data in column 1 are from] Title of book or report, by Initials, Author, and Initials, Author, year, Retrieved from web address or http://dx.doi.org/number of digital object identifier. Copyright year by the Name of Copyright Holder. Reprinted [or Adapted] with permission.