External Resources

  • Online Bluebook
    • Every editor will need access to The Bluebook. It is recommended that students purchase a subscription to the online version of Bluebook. The online version offers universal digital access, advanced search capabilities, and updates to the latest editions.
  • IIT Chicago-Kent Law Library
    • Databases
      • The library offers extensive access to online databases where sources can be located. Specifically, the following databases are very helpful: Academic Search Premier; EDGAR, HeinOnline; JSTOR; WorldCat.
    • Library Guides
      • The Chicago-Kent Library offers numerous helpful guides on a variety of topics.
  • Georgetown Law Bluebook Guide
    • The Georgetown Law Library has put together a great overview and set of tutorials about Bluebook and how students should use utilize the Bluebook in practice.
  • University of Washington Law Library: Bluebook 101
    • The University of Washington Law Library has also put together a good overview of the Bluebook. The guide provides practical explanations of Bluebook citations and covers the most common Bluebook citations.
  • Legal Information Institute: Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
    • The Legal Information Institute is a small research and editorial group based in Cornell Law School. This guide includes a thorough review of the latest edition of Bluebook.
  • Internet Archive: Wayback Machine
    • The Wayback Machine allows editors to access webpages cited to by the author with a link that is no longer valid. Editors can access an earlier version of the website cited and verify that the webpage supported the proposition for which it was cited, before the link was broken.