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Use Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citations (dubbed "Bluebook" for the color of its cover). 21st ed. (2020) at the 2nd-floor Reference DESK (in-Library use only, leave an ID at the Desk while you have it), and 20th edition (2015) available in 3rd-floor Main Collection, KF245 .U53.
Georgetown Law Library's online Bluebook Guide is very helpful.
UWW's business librarian has created some video Bluebook tutorials.
Legal Citations (WI Supreme Court Rules)
You must cite sources from which you quote or paraphrase in your research paper. For rules and examples of the APA citation style, look here:
- Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 7th ed. 2020. Reference Desk BF76.7 P83 2020
- See also the searchable APA Style Blog for updates or answers to pesky citation questions.
- APA Style help - (Andersen Library, UW-Whitewater)
- APA Formatting and Style Guide - 7th ed. (Online Writing Lab at Purdue)
- APA Documentation Guide - still 6th ed. 2010 as of Oct. 2020 (Writing Center at UW-Madison)
Sometimes students will use online citation formatters provided free on the Web or within a library database. If you use one of these online formatters, remember that they are not foolproof. You will need to review your citations to make sure they are correct. UW-Whitewater's libraries have a guide that lists some of these citation formatters.
Bluebook - for legal citations
Call Number: KF245 .U53 (Ref Desk: in-library use only)
Publication Date: 2020 (21st ed.)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Call Number: BF76.7 .P83 2020 (copies @ Ref Desk, 2nd-floor Ref Collection, 3rd-floor Main Collection)
Publication Date: 2019
This 7th edition is the official source for APA Style citation guidance,