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Government Documents: Articles & Databases

In 1977, the Federal Government designated Hampton University as a Selective Depository for housing government publications. We currently select, receive, and retain approximately 22 % of the items that are distributed by the United States Government.

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Government Documents Databases

Scholarly journals, books, and government documents can be found in these databases.

Government Document Articles

Government documents in both print and electronic format

 APA Manual            MLA Manual             United States Government Manual          

WARNING: We cannot fully guarantee the accuracy of citations generated by these sites. (below)

It is highly recommended that you verify the accuracy of any citations produced by these tools using the citation style's official manual.

  • Son of Citation Machine - Current MLA or APA style citations
  • NCSU Citation Builder - Current MLA and CSE style citations
  • Knight Cite - Current MLA and APA style citations
  • UNC Citation Builder - Current MLA, APA and CSE style citations
  • Mendeley - Free citation manager that will help you organize and cite your research and collaborate easily with others online
  • BibMe: Fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills.
  • Microsoft Word 2007
  • MS Word 2007 has a function that allows you to create citations and bibliographical lists as you write.
  • Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources

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