Citing Government Documents
Guides to Citing Government Documents
Government Documents can be difficult to cite. The citation elements vary slightly from those elements generally cited. It is often useful to consult a style guide that is specific for government documents.
- Step by step guide to citing government publications based on the Citing Government Information Resources style guide written by Diane Garner and Diane Smith.
- This site has easy to follow explanations and plenty of examples.
A number of links to citation manuals are provided by the Documents Center, University of Michigan Citation Guides
Citation Guides for Electronic Documents
Created and maintained by IFLA (The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
- Automatic documents citation program provided by Arizona State U. Libraries
- The site formats the citation elements for you in the style you selected.
Developing and Winning Government Grants
This guide includes information about locating grant resources from both government and non-government sources. The goal of the guide to point students toward grant publications and web resources.
Ask us at the Research and Information Desk:
Documents reference assistance is provided from the Jerome Library Research and Information Desk on the first floor during Jerome Library hours. For in-depth research assistance you'll want to make an appointment.
- Undergraduate students: Call us at 419-372-6943 for an appointment.
- Graduate students, Faculty and Staff: Contact your instruction librarian for an appointment.
Call the Reference Desk
- Jerome Library 1-419-372-6943
- This is a free online information service supported by nearly twenty public, state, and academic libraries throughout the United States.
- Government information librarians with a specialized knowledge of agency informaion dissemination practices -- as well as expertise in how to use government information products, resources, and publications --answer all the questions submitted to GIO.
- This is a free service for all users that is supported by BGSU University Libraries.
- Includes chat service and librarian contact numbers (phone and email) here at BGSU