Government

Evaluate Websites

Techniques & Questions to Ask (UC Berkeley)

Citation Guides

Citation Guides & Style Manuals (Social Sciences)

DocsCite (Arizona State University)

Step-by-step guide with templates for APA or MLA style format

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (Cornell Law School),
by Peter W. Martin, 2015,  with references to latest edition of the "Bluebook "

The Bluebook - Updates
Latest changes to the LII Introduction to Basic Legal Citation

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Primary Websites

1948 to present

data on voting, public opinion, and political participation

1991 to present

A comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs including journals, books, working papers, NGO papers, proceedings policy briefs and more.

1973+

Official website for U.S. federal legislative information (formerly Thomas.gov)

University of North Texas hosts a searchable online database of many CRS reports.

Databases include the text of bills, Congressional Record, Federal Register, GAO Reports, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, and more.

University of Michigan Documents Center research guides

Extensive guide to U.S. government resources and websites, including segments for the Census, statistics, plus patents & trademarks

Federation of American Scientists' site provides official and unofficial resources on intelligence policy, structure, function, organization and operations.

1935 to present

Comprehensive database from major U.S. polling organizations, including questions asked & responses provided.

Nonpartisan organization presents biographical and issue-related information on candidates for political office in the US.

Some coverage from 1789+

Congressional Indexes, Publications, Testimony, Bills, Laws, and more. Includes Congressional Hearings Digital Collection, Part A: 1824-1979 and Part B: 1980-2003

Search U.S. state and federal websites

Secondary Websites

Primary sources including presidential speeches, international agreements, Supreme Court decisions, U.S. governmental reports, scientific findings, and cultural discussions.

19th - 21st century

Writings of 592 authors representing a spectrum of political, philosophical, and scientific thought, in 45 languages, comprising over 53,000 documents

1979 to present

Index to United Nations documentation indexed by the Dag Hammarskjöld Library at UN Headquarters in NY or the Library of the UN Office in Geneva.