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Government Documents

David L. Rice Library has been a selective federal depository library (since 1969), meaning that we don't receive all government documents, but rather choose categories of documents to receive. These categories align with USI's curriculum.

Citing Government Documents

Most citation style guides have a section that covers government documents.  Check out this How To Cite Sources Libguide.

Additional Resources:

Citing U.S. Government Publications (from IU)

Citing Government Information (from West Texas A&M)

Style Guides for Citing Government Resources (from University of Central Florida Libraries; contains links to other citation resources, too)

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APA Tip Sheets

MLA Tip Sheets

Authority: Modern Language Association (MLA)
Edition: MLA Handbook (8th ed.) (2016) 
Discipline: English and some Humanities
The MLA Style Center: Information on the 8th edition (2016)
   Including "What's New," "Teaching Resources," and "Works Cited: A Quick Guide"
Recommended Citation Tool: NoodleTools Express
Additional Resources:
                                   The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
                                   Cite Source - Trinity College Library
Tip Sheet: