Many of you are working on your final papers. If your professor requires you to have your citations conform to the Bluebook format, you may need help.
You can learn how to use the Bluebook on your own or with help from the TJSL librarians.
1 hour class on Bluebooking
Learn how to use the Bluebook and do some guided exercises
- Sign-up on TWEN for Legal Research Training
Practicing on your own
- View the 1L’s Guide to the Bluebook (Video Tutorial) – Highly Recommended!
- Use the CALI Lesson Citation Form for Briefs and Legal Memoranda
- if you have never used CALI, email: Catherine Deane, Reference Librarian/Adjunct Professor to get athe CALI registration code
- Use the citation exercises on TWEN by signing up on TWEN for Legal Research Training
- Purchase the Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 2011 Edition – $35
The following sources are useful for reference when you are using the Bluebook:
Basic Legal Citation (Cornell) – Quick reference
Alan L. Dworsky’s User’s Guide to the Bluebook
Course Reserve (4th Floor Circulation Desk)
If you have any further questions, email: Catherine Deane, Reference Librarian/Adjunct Professor