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International Financial Statistics (IFS): How to Search It

This guide provides Stetson students with instructions for accessing and searching the International Monetary Fund's International Financial Statistics (IFS) database.

Citing Data Retrieved from the IFS Database

Citing Data Retrieved from the IFS Database  (The following are suggestions only. Your professor may have more specific guidelines for you to follow.)

 Following a modified American Psychological Association Style and Chicago Manual of Style:

Works Cited Page

International Financial Statistics (IFS). Country Tables, Aruba, Exchange Rates, Official Rates, June, 2013 [Data File]. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund.

 In Text Citation: If several series from IFS are used, give as much info as necessary to distinguish this citation from others from the same source: 

(International Financial Statistics, Country Tables, Aruba, Exchange Rates, Official Rates, June, 2013)

 If only one series from IFS is used:

(International Financial Statistics, 2013)

 
The Chicago Manual of Style would add the date accessed in parenthesis at the end of the citation in the Works Cited list:

 
International Financial Statistics (IFS). Country Tables, Aruba, Exchange Rates, Official Rates, June, 2013 [Data File]. Washington, D.C.: International Monetary Fund (accessed June 20, 2013).

 
Following a Modern Language Association (MLA) Style:

 Works Cited Page:

"Country Tables, Aruba, Exchange Rates, Official Rates, June, 2013." International Financial Statistics. Stetson University Library. 20 June 2013.

 In Text Citation: If several series from IFS are used, give as much info as necessary to distinguish this citation from others from the same source. Example:

(International Financial Statistics, Country Tables, Aruba, Exchange Rates, Official Rates, June, 2013)
If only one series from IFS is used: (International Financial Statistics)

 

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