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Bluebook Rules: Print & Online Reference Resources

Print Resource- The Bluebook

Call #: KF245 .U55 - Available in multiple locations throughout the library. If you need help locating a Bluebook just ask a librarian or a reference assistant. 

Print Resource-Interactive citation workbook for the Bluebook: a uniform system of citation

Call #: KF245 .M38 2009 - Available in the library. 

Print Resources-User's guide to the Bluebook

Call #: KF245 .D85 2010 - Located in the library. 

Print Resource-Cite-checker: your guide to using the Bluebook

Call #: KF245 .B68 2011 - Available in the library.

Lexis Plus Interactive Citation Workstation (ICW)

Lexis Plus offers twenty-two online Bluebook exercises for students to work through in its Interactive CItation Workstation (ICW). To get to these exercises, follow these steps:

1) Log in to Lexis Plus.

2) Click on the red "Research" tab at the left-hand top of the home screen.

3) Click on Interactive CItation Workstation.

4) Click on the "Bluebook" tab at the top of the screen.

5) Select an exercise to complete.

6) You will need to provide an e-mail address in the field labeled "Primary Professor's E-mail" before you can access the exercises. You may enter your own e-mail address in this field.

A few notes:

  • The ICW is compatible with Chrome, FireFox, Safari, or Internet Explorer.
  • Adobe Flash Player is used in the ICW.
  • Typeface: Underlining, large caps, and small caps are not available. Use the formats in The Bluepages for these exercises.

Online Resource Guides

  1. Georgetown Law Library: Bluebook Guide
  2. Cornel LII: Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
  3. University of Tennessee Law School: Citation Management Tools
  4. University of Washington School of Law: Bluebook 101
  5. The Universtiy of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law: Citation Exercise

Print Resource-Understanding and mastering The Bluebook: a guide for students and practitioners

Call #: KF245 .B37 2010 - Available in the library. 

Print Resource-Legal writing citation in a nutshell

Call #: KF245 .T47 2008 - Available in multiple locations within the library.

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