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Tips and links to government resources in a variety of subjects

Finding and Citing Government Publications

Searching for Documents in JCKL

To find government documents in the James C. Kirkpatrick Library, the first and best tool is the online catalog, Avalon. Search by title, author, subject, keyword, or SuDoc call number. You may also find government documents by using the library's search engine, Central Search:

Citing Government Publications

It's hard enough figuring out how to cite normal publications using APA, MLA, Chicago Style Manual, etc. without the added intricacies of government agency authors, report numbers, and Internet addresses. Below is a list of Internet resources that might be of assistance. Some are designed to answer questions about citing government documents, others for citing electronic publications, and others for citing anything at all.