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United States Government Information

Chicago Manual of Style Online

Government Agencies

Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications (U.Memphis) an extensive guide to citing paper, microform, and electronic government publications with numerous examples.

Suggested Citation Styles for our Internet Information (Census Bureau)

  • Citation guide to U.S. Census Bureau internet publications with illustrations
  • Includes ASCII, HTML, and PDF files; dynamically-generated tables (Data Extraction System, Data Ferret, CD-ROM Lookup); FTP and E-Mail

Citing Government Information Sources Using the MLA Style (U. Nevada-Reno)

  • Includes legal, statistical, and monographic material
  • Paper, microfiche, CD-ROMS, the Internet
  • Federal, international and local documents

Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Sources: covers documents issued by all levels of government - paper, microform, and electronic sources
LB 2369 .G37 1993 REF

Style Guides - formats for citing


Research and Documentation Online Guide, Diana Hacker


A Guide for Writing Research Papers based on Modern Language Association (MLA) DocumentationPrepared by the Humanities Department and the Arthur C. Banks, Jr., Library Capital Community College Hartford, Connecticut


Research and Documentation Online Guide, Diana Hacker


APA Publication Manual Crib Sheet from the College of Wooster


Research and Documentation Online Guide, Diana Hacker

CiteSource - guide for translating print materials into citations (ex: journal in hand and not sure how to cite it?)

Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide - citation samples for multiple formats from the Chicago Manual of Syle.

More Online Style Guides

More Style and Citation Guides a list of useful web sites from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions

Writing Manuals

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant Chuck Guilford, associate professor of English at Boise State University"an interactive, menu-driven, online writer's guide and handbook"

Writer's Handbook The University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center

Guide to Grammar and Style By Jack Lynch"grammatical rules and explanations, comments on style, and suggestions on usage"

501 Grammar And Writing Questions New York : LearningExpress, 1999. netLibrary edition. MHC Campus only

The Text Doctor Provides links to writing-related reference sources eg. Dictionaries, Grammars, Quotations.

How to Write a Scientific Paper Indiana University Chemistry Library

Creative Commons and Public Domain Sources

Creative Commons: flexible, creator-definited rights to intellectual property

MHC Copyright Guidelines

MHC Accessibility Barriers Form