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Primary Documents in Political Science

APA, Chicago, and MLA Style Guides

Many of the faculty in Political Science suggest the use of the Chicago Manual of Style when citing your sources.  Instead, you may want to use Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research  Papers, Theses and Dissertations, which is a simplified version of the Chicago Manual If in doubt--ASK YOUR INSTRUCTOR!

Citing Legal and Legislative Materials

OWL -- The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

Link to the Purdue University Online Writing Lab, OWL

The Writing Lab at Purdue University does a superb job of helping to guide students in the use of the writing style guides.  Be sure and visit their site once you have put your own citations into the proper format to see check your work.

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