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Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA Style (Univ. of Nevada, Reno)
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Citing U.S. Government Publications (Indiana Univ., Bloomington)

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

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