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Citation Style Guides and Management Tools: Citing Government Information

Guide to APA, ASA, Chicago/Turabian, MLA, and science citation styles, as well as information on citing government information and managing your research.


Most government information can be cited like books or general websites. Here are guidelines for citing government information in several formats.

The University of North Texas also has an overview guide on how to cite different types of government information: General Guidelines for Citing Government Publications.

Guide book

There is a book with advice on citing government information by Debora Cheney. It is held at the Information Center on Level 3:

The complete guide to citing government information resources: a manual for social science & business research.

Call number: 808.066016 G234c 2002

APA Style

ASA Style


Citing Legal & Government Materials in Chicago Style

A guide from West Virginia University.

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