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Citation Guides & Style Manuals (Social Sciences)

Documentation Guidelines for Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism (Duke University)
Guides for Turabian, Chicago Manual of Style, MLA, and APA

Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA Style (University of Nevada, Reno)
Includes many sample citations

Citing U.S. Government Publications (Indiana University, Bloomington)

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, 2007,  with references to the 18th Edition of the "Bluebook "

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

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