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Government Information: Citing Government Documents

Citing Government Publications

Citing Government Documents Links to web resources on citing government publications, produced by Columbia University

It's hard enough figuring out how to cite normal publications using APA, MLA, Chicago Style Manual, etc. without the added intricacies of government agency authors, report numbers, and Internet addresses. Below is a list of Internet resources that might be of assistance. Some are designed to answer questions about citing government documents, others for citing electronic publications, and others for citing anything at all.

APA

  • Citing Gov Docs with APA Produced by Washington and Lee University

  • Citing Gov Docs with APA Produced by George Washington University

  • DocsCite Provides step by step help in citing government documents according to APA or MLA style. Produced by Arizona State University Libraries.

Chicago/Turabian

MLA

  • DocsCite Provides step by step help in citing government documents according to APA or MLA style. Produced by Arizona State University Libraries. 

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