Memorial Library's Guide to
Citing British Parliamentary Publications
There is no standard method of citing the Parliamentary Debates and Papers. The following resources, however, provide some guidelines on citing the Debates and Papers.
- Cheney, Debora. The Complete Guide to Citing Government Information Resources: A Manual for Social Science & Business Research. 3rd ed./rev. ed. Bethesda, MD: LexisNexis; Congressional Information Service, 2002.
- Location: Memorial Library Reference Desk, call number J9.5 G37 2002
- Also available at Steenbock and Wendt libraries.
- Provides general guidelines on how to cite documents issued by a variety of governments.
- "Quick Citation Guide to Legislative/Parliamentary Sources" has a section on "Governments: Parliamentary Bodies (Canada and the United Kingdom)," with examples, on pages 28-34.
- Ford, P. [Percy] and G. [Grace]. A Guide to Parliamentary Papers; What They Are, How to Find Them, How to Use Them. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1972.
- Section on citation: pp. 71-74.
- Location: Memorial Library Reference Stacks, Z2009 A1 F6 1972
- Li, Xia and Nancy B. Crane. Electronic Styles: A Handbook for Citing Electronic Information. 2nd ed. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, 1996.
- Information and examples of citing international and foreign government documents in "APA Embellished Style" (pp. 73-77) and "MLA Embellished Style" (pp. 163-180).
- Location: Memorial Library Reference Desk, PN171 F56 L5 1996
- Rodgers, Frank. A Guide to British Government Publications. New York: Wilson, 1980.
- Section on citation: pp. 8-9.
- Location: Memorial Library Reference Stacks, J301 R62
- University of York Library British Government Publications: Citation. [World Wide Web page.] Last updated February 23 2007.
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