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PS470 Tutorial in American Politics: Sample Citations

To highlight resource of historical and current development of American Politics.

Citation examples

U.S. Serial Set

  •  H.Ex doc.256 (41-2) 1425 (House Executive Document number 256, 41st Congress, 2nd session, Serial Set number 1425)

U.S. Code
Current and federal laws arranged by subject

  • Sample citation: 20 U.S.C. 1070a (Title 20, section 1070a)

U.S. Statutes at Large
All the laws passed by Congress and signed by the President arranged chronologically

  • Sample citation: P.L. 89-329 (the 329th Public Law passed by the 89th Congress)
                              or: 79 STAT 1219 (Vol. 79, page 1219 of the U.S. Statutes at Large)

Code of Federal Regulations
Administrative rules passed by federal agencies)

  • Sample citation: 34 CFR 690 (Title 34, chapter 690)
  • Regulations.gov  (www.regulations.gov)
Federal Register
New and amended regulations appear here first)
  • Sample citation: 50 FR 10717 (Volume 50, page 10717)
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