NOTE : The letter N is used to indicate examples of footnotes or endnotes and the letter B is used to indicate examples of bibliographic entries. Students should NOT include either letter in their papers.
NOTE: Include as many of the following elements as possible:
Title of document
Individual author, editor, or compiler
Report number or other identifiers
Place of publication, publisher’s name, and date of publication
N. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, The Mutual Security Act of 1956, 84th Cong., 2d sess., 1956, S. Rep. 2273, 9-10.
B. U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. The Mutual Security Act of 1956. 84th Cong., 2d sess., 1956. S. Rep. 2273.
NOTE: In public documents, 2d is used rather than 2nd.
To format special types of public documents, see 7th edition Turabian Manual, available in the Writing and Learning Commons (Belk 207) or in Hunter Library’s Reference section.
Debates, p. 206
Reports and Documents, p. 207
Bills and Resolutions, p. 207
Statues, p. 208
Presidential Publications, p. 208
Publications of Government Department and Agencies, p. 209
U.S. Constitution, p. 209
Treaties, p. 210
Legal Cases, p. 211
State and Local Government Documents, p. 211
Canadian Government Documents, p. 212
British Government Documents, p. 213
Publications of International Bodies, p. 214
Unpublished Government Documents, p. 214
Online Government Documents, p. 215, also under Electronic Sources