U.S. Government Publications at the University of Wisconsin-Madison : MLA
Online guides to citing government publications using MLA style
Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style. Guide created by the University of Nevada-Reno provides sample MLA citations for more than 20 different kinds of U.S. documents. Based on the MLA Handbook, 8th edition, 2016.
MLA Style (8th Edition) Citation Guide: Government Documents. From University of Portland's Clark Library.
General gov docs citing guides
These resources are not specific to a citation style, but provide guidelines and examples that can be adapted to different styles.
Cheney, Debora. The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: a Manual for Social Science & Business Research. Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis; Congressional Information Service, c2002.
Call number: J9.5 G37 2002
- Memorial Library Reference Desk Room 262 (non-circulating)
- Steenbock Library Stacks (1st Floor)
- Wendt Commons (Engineering) Books (2nd Floor)
- Guide: Citing U.S. Government Publications from the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries.
- Based largely on Garner and Cheney's The Complete Guide to Citing Government Documents: A Manual for Writers & Librarians.(1993).
- Citing Government Publications, from the University of North Texas Libraries.
- Guide which identifies and explains the major elements included in citations.
Need to cite articles, books, or Web pages?
General Cite Sources tips from the UW-Madison Libraries
UW-Madison Writing Center's Writer's Handbook has a section on Documentation (APA, Chicago, CBE, MLA, etc.).
Information on quoting and paraphrasing from UW-Madison's Writing Center
Video tutorial "Introduction to Plagiarism" from the UW-Madison Libraries
Information from the UW Madison Libraries on citation managers