Citation & Style Guides
Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications (University of Memphis) - Provides numerous examples, for both electronic and "tangible" documents, as well as a basic citation format for each.
The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: A Manual for Writers & Librarians. (print holdings)
Citing Government Information Sources using MLA Style (University of Nevada, Reno)
Online samples of citations for selected types of government publications. Describes MLA style only.
Citing Government Documents/Government Agency Style Manuals (University of North Texas Libraries) – Good explanation of how to cite documents.
Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States (NARA) - Guidelines for citing unpublished records held by the NARA in the Washington, DC area and in the Regional Records Services facilities, the Presidential Libraries system, and Affiliated Archives.
DocsCite (Arizona State University) - An interactive form for generating citations to government publications.
An extensive series of pages from LexisNexis Congressional, with examples of all types of government documents.
How to cite N C H S publications (National Center for Health Statistics) - Includes print publications only, with examples.
NLRB Style Manual: a Guide for Legal Writing in Plain English (National Labor Relations Board) - Guidelines for citing NLRB rules and decisions, as well as decisions of Supreme Court and lower courts. Includes general recommendations on legal writing.
Suggested Citation Styles for Our Internet Information (U.S. Census Bureau) - Sample citations for various electronic Census publications.
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