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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Government agency publication

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Government agency publication

Reference: Name of agency. (Year). Title (Series information). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example: Department of Health, Ireland. (2014). National Carers’ Strategy Annual Report 2013. Dublin: Department of Health.


  • Name of agency (year)
  • (Name of agency, year)


  • According to the Department of Health (2014)...
  • Official figures released (Department of Health, 2014) show that…


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