Prepared by Bowdoin Library, BL, 4 April 2018 1 ChicagoStyle Citation Quick Guide for Government Documents (citation elements from the 15th ed. ; URL, access date, and look and feel from the 17th ed. ) The major difference between the citation styles in the Chicago Manual of Style and the U.
S. Government Printing Office (GPO) Style Manual are caused by the needs of the users of the two style guides. The Chicago Manual is geared towards the commercial publishing market detailing the layout of books Fun With the GPO Style Manual Its National Library Week, which prompted me to think about my favorite Government reference book the U. S. Government Printing Office Style Manual, which since 1894 has been the Federal Governments guide to form and style in printing and a standard reference for professionals in the field.
8th Edition Turabian Citation Style Guide. The last one is also known just as reference list style. But behind this scary name lays just one wellknown format that was first mentioned in the Chicago Manual Style. There were just slight improvements made in the Turabian citation guide to make it more studentfriendly.
U. S. Government Printing Office Style Manual About GPO NewsroomMedia Congressional Relations Retrieve by Citation. Help. Actions By act of Congress the Public Printer of the U. S. Government Printing Office is authorized to determine the form and style of Government printing. The Style Manual is the product of many years of Aside from the way they cite sources in the text, the two styles are very similar. To compare them, follow the links at the top of this page, where youll find examples of the more common source types cited in each style.
see chapters 16 and 17 of the 9th edition of the Turabian manual for notes style and chapters 18 and 19 for author THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE STYLE MANUAL IS PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION AND AUTHORITY OF THE PUBLIC PRINTER OF THE UNITED STATES Robert C. Tapella providing many URLs as references; and including many suggestions by users. Comments and suggestions from users of the GPO Style Manual The Style Manual is the product of many years of public printing experience, and its rules are based on principles of good usage and custom in the printing trade.
Essentially, the Style Manual is a standardization device designed to achieve uniform word and type treatment, and aiming for economy of word use. The 2016 edition of the GPO Style Manual is the first revision to be issued under GPO's new name, U. S. Government Publishing Office. Since 1894, the GPO Style Manual has served as a guide to the style and form of Federal Government printing and publishing.
The Manual has come to be widely recognized by writers and editors both within and Government documents can be confusing to cite. They can take the form of anything from an informational pamphlet to a Congressional debate and everything in between. Unlike standard publications, these documents do not necessarily follow the pattern of author, title, publisher, date. This guide will try to help you get started building your citation Citing Online Government Documents and Information in APA Style Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
6th ed. (2010). Washington, Note: References in APA publications are cited in text with The Government Printing Office Style Manual, GPO for short, is a handbook produced by the United States Government Publishing Office. It is designed for printers of federal government documents and has been adopted by government writers as the authority on matters of style, that is, questions of language that are not black and white but grey.