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Citing Records in the National Archives of the United States

Records Administration (NARA) has drafted guidelines for citing unpublished records in its holdings. "The guidelines cover citations to textual records, microform records, nontextual archives (i.e., photographic records, posters, motion pictures, tape recordings, cartographic records, and architectural drawings), electronic records, and online references."
Writing Resource Center: Empire State College

Effective learning strategies for becoming a better writer are much appreciated resources on college campuses, and this site presents a cornucopia of just this type of material. Created by Empire State college faculty specifically for adult learners and faculty use, the site provides access to a very fine annotated resource list. The list contains documents from The Genesee Valley Center Writing...

It can be hard to keep Tom Wolfe and Thomas Wolfe straight at times, and if you are working on an academic paper that incorporates both of these august characters, you probably want to keep those research sources in good order. Thanks to Zotero, it is very easy to do just that. Zotero is a Firefox extension that helps users collect, manage, and cite their research sources. Zotero can automatically...

When a citation to a web resource no longer works, it's referred to as "link rot." This phenomenon can be a serious problem for scholarly and legal works. For example, over 50% of links cited in US Supreme Court opinions no longer refer to the intended content. provides a web archiving framework designed to mitigate this problem. In addition to citing an original source URL, authors may...