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Citation Guides

Citation Guides & Style Manuals (Social Sciences)

Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA Style (Univ. of Nevada, Reno)
Many sample citations

Citing US Government Publications (Indiana Univ., Bloomington)

DocsCite (Arizona State Univ.)
Step-by-step guide + templates for APA, MLA

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (Cornell Law School),
by Peter W. Martin, 2011,  with references to the 19th edition of the "Bluebook "

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

RefWorks Import Instructions

Core Databases

1965 to present

Full text for 4,500+ scholarly publications in the social sciences, humanities, arts, and sciences.

1953 to present

Extensive index to 1,700 journals, books, and dissertations on American and Canadian history, popular culture, anthropology, sociology, economics, education, and politics.

1956 to present

Covers history after 1450, excluding U.S. and Canada; lists articles, books, book reviews, collections, and dissertations.

1951 to present

Includes current indexing and abstracts of 1000+ leading journals in political science.

1940 to present

Indexes books and journals on ethics, aesthetics, social & political philosophy, epistemology, & metaphysic logic and the philosophy of law, religion, science, history, education, & language.

1983 to present

Abstracts and some full text of articles from 550+ sources in anthropology, political science, economics, psychology, geography, and sociology; with interviews, obituaries, and book reviews.

More Article Databases

1980 to present. MLIN

Peer-reviewed, full text articles, with extensive coverage of the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, with New York Times full text, 1995+.

1984 to present

Lists books & articles on Africa, in the social & environmental sciences, development studies, humanities and arts. Some items from the medical, biological & natural sciences are included government publications and literary works are not.

1989 to present

Indexes North American scholarship on East-Central Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union in articles, books, book reviews, dissertations, and more.

1971 to present

Indexes western-language books, articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. Browse for articles by country, then select topic.

1985+

Detailed indexing & abstracting for environmental impact statements issued by the federal government. Each entry includes a clear description of the project, sections on positive & negative consequences, plus legal mandates.

Links to scholarly books, articles and more. Results are incomplete and vary greatly by subject. Always use the libraries' research databases for a complete search of scholarly topics.

1976 to present

Covers all types of U.S. government documents, e.g. Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents from executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.)

1970 to present

Citations to articles and other materials from 400+ journals, on Central & South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, U.S.-Mexico border & U.S. Hispanics.

1906 to present

Lists articles, books, essays, reviews on Islam, the Middle East & the Muslims worldwide. Covers art, archaeology, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, politics, religion, sciences, etc.

1951 to present

Indexes 2,600+ international journals in economics, political science, sociology, and anthropology. From the British Library of Political & Economic Science.

1915 to present

Covers current affairs, social and public policy issues in articles, books, hearings, reports, government publications, Internet resources, and more from 120 countries.