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Style Manuals in Print
All of the widely used documentation styles - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, etc., include formatting for public documents, as well as for other print and electronic materials. Gumberg Library owns print copies of these various style manuals and there are also numerous style websites which provide guidance in this area.
Citation Styles for Government Information
Guidelines for Citing Government Publications
Excellent page of tips on the various parts of a government publication citation from the University of North Texas. Not specific to a particular style manual.
Citing Government Information Sources using MLA Style
University of Nevada - Reno. How to cite electronic, print and microfiche congressional publications.
DocsCite (University of Arizona)
Select either APA or MLA format and the type of government material (print, CD-ROM, Internet), fill in bibliographic information, and site will display proper format.
Basic Legal Citation by Peter Martin
Online guide produced by Peter Martin (Professor Emeritus) of the Cornell University Law School, on how to cite legal documents of all kinds
Suggested Citation Styles for our Internet Information (U.S. Census Bureau)
For html, ascii, pdf; dynamically generated tables or files; ftp, and email.
How to Cite United Nations Documents and Publications
A guide to citing United Nations documents and publications from the AccessUN database.
Style Manual (U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
The United States Public Printer is authorized to determine the form and style of Government printing. The Style Manual has served Federal printers since 1894, and with this 29th edition, the traditions of printing and graphic arts are carried forward into new technologies. The Manual is primarily a GPO printer's style book.