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Environmental Science

Citation Guides

Government documents can be challenging to cite. Use these examples, along with your favorite citation manager, to cite these types of sources. 

Use Google to search within a website

Use Google's "site search" trick to search within a website, or to limit your search to a type of website with a specific domain, such as .gov. This is particularly useful for searching multiple government websites at a time. 

  1. Start with Google.com
  2. Type some keywords relevant to what you hope to find, in the search box.
  3. Follow your keywords with site: and then the website address you wish to search within.  Omit the prefixes www and http:.

 

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