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CEMS APA 7th edition Referencing Style Guide: Data Sets

Electronic Data File


National Health Interview Survey - Current health topics: 1991 - Longitudinal study of aging (Version 4) [Electronic data tape]. (1992). Hyattsville, MD: National Centre for Health Statistics [Producer and Distributor].  

  • Give as the authors the primary contributors (e.g., the designers of the survey or study). 

  • Give as the date of publication the year copies of the data file or database were first made generally available. 

  • Give the title, and, in brackets immediately after the title, identify the source as an electronic data file or database. (If the work has no title, in brackets provide a complete description of content, including the year the data were collected.) 

  • Give the location and name of the producer (the person or organisation that encoded the data) and the location and name of the distributor (the person or organisation from which copies of the file can be obtained). In parentheses immediately after the names, write "Producer" and "Distributor", respectively. 


O’Donohue, W. (2017). Content analysis of undergraduate psychology textbooks (ICPSR 21600; Version V1) [Data set]. Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. ICPSR36966.v1


This library guide was developed using:

IPSHONT Tutorial letter 301/4/2017