Help Citing Resources

Can I import resources from the HSDL into citation managers (e.g. Refworks, Endnotes, etc)?

No. Documents from the HSDL collection cannot automatically be added to citation managers.

Where do I find the elements of information needed to cite materials from the HSDL?

The HSDL abstract page contains some of the pieces you may need when citing a resource, such as the author, publisher and date information. We highly recommend you always refer to the resource itself as the most accurate source of information when citing. The following resources may also be helpful in finding (or confirming) certain elements of information for citing your document: Worldcat:

Where can I find help in citing government documents such as hearings, strategies, GAO and CRS reports?

Here are a couple of online guides that specifically address citing government documents:

Indiana University Guide: Citing U.S. Government Publications:
Clear examples for citing specific types of government publications in a variety of formats. It does not address citing according to specific style guides.

Naval Postgraduate School: Dudley Knox Library. Citing Styles
Specific examples for citing government publications according to APA and Chicago style guides. Click on the link for your preferred style then navigate to the specific type of government publication.