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1 Bluebook 101: Magazines, Newspapers, Etc. R. 16, R. 18 Gallagher Law Library, May 2011 Gallagher Law Library, May 2011

2 Typeface Conventions Law review style uses L ARGE AND S MALL C APS for some publications (but some journals use Ordinary Roman). This guide shows law review style. To convert to practitioners style, use ordinary roman typeface for periodical titles. Italicize or underline article titles (consistently). Gallagher Law Library, May 2011

3 Magazines: Examples Ronald Grover, Paramount & Dreamworks: Splitsville?, B US. W K., July 30, 2007, at 28. Michael Specter, Damn Spam, N EW Y ORKER, Aug. 6, 2007, at 36, 36.

4 Gallagher Law Library, May Magazines Authors name (if there is one), Title of article (italicized or underlined), Title of journal (small caps or Roman), – Abbreviated using T.13 Date (abbrev. Month using T.12), At page » EXAMPLES ASSUME MAGAZINE IS NOT CONSECUTIVELY PAGINATED (R. 16.5)

5 Gallagher Law Library, May Newspapers: Examples Brad Stone, Despite Slowdown in Auction Business, eBay Posts a Strong Quarter, N.Y. T IMES, Oct. 18, 2007, at C4. Surfer's Epiphany That Sparked Amazon's E-Commerce Empire, D AILY T ELEGRAPH (London), Aug. 13, 2007, at 4.

6 Gallagher Law Library, May Newspapers Authors name (if there is one), Title of article (italicized or underlined), Name of paper (small caps or Roman), – Abbreviated using T.13 – Add city if not clear from name (R. 16.5(b)) Date (including month and day, if given), At page (include section if needed to distinguish, e.g., p. B1 from p. C1)

7 Gallagher Law Library, May Newspaper Editorials: Add Editorial, Op- Ed, or Letter to the Editor before title Jim Wooten, Editorial, Justice Thomas Landed the Right Job for Himself -- and America, A TLANTA J. - C ONST., Oct. 21, 2007, at 7B. Pasquale Varrasso Shaler, Letter to the Editor, This Beer Measure Would Hurt Many Businesses, P ITTSBURGH P OST- G AZETTE Oct. 9, 2007, at B-6.

8 Gallagher Law Library, May Pinpoint Cites For a magazine article, give first page of article and page of quotation (even if its the same): –... at 24, 27. –... at 7, 7. For a newspaper article, never mind what page its continued on. R. 16.6(a)(iii).

9 Gallagher Law Library, May Parallel Citations to LN and WL To increase ease of access to the source, it is permissible to include a parallel citation to a commercial electronic database using available at. R (emphasis added)

10 Gallagher Law Library, May Parallel Citations: Examples Floyd Norris, Andersen Told To Split Audits and Consulting, N.Y. T IMES, Mar. 12, 2002, at C1, available at LEXIS, The New York Times File. Waveney Ann Moore, Societal Healers Line Up for Bush Buffet of Grants, S T. P ETERSBURG T IMES, Aug. 7, 2002, at 12, available at 2002 WL » Examples from Harv. L. Rev.

11 Gallagher Law Library, May Do You Have to Give Parallel Citations? No. In 2006, the Harvard Law Review cited the New York Times in 68 articles and mentioned that it was available online exactly... once.

12 Gallagher Law Library, May Service Only Online: Examples Randall Terry, Founder of Operation Rescue, Launches Plan To Oppose "Homosexual Marriage': Stop "Gay Marriage,' Impeach the Twisted Six, U.S. N EWSWIRE, July 31, 2003, available at 2003 WL Virginians Favor Settling VMI Case in Court, Not in General Assembly, U.S. N EWSWIRE, Jan. 15, 1991, available in LEXIS, Nexis Library, US File.

13 Gallagher Law Library, May Movies, TV (R. 18.5) L EGALLY B LONDE (Marc Platt Productions 2001) – Title in small caps Law & Order: Tabula Rasa (NBC television broadcast Apr. 21, 1999) (Movie title looks like book title; TV title looks like article title.)

14 Gallagher Law Library University of Washington School of Law Box Seattle WA We are happy to have our guides used by other libraries, librarians, and legal researchers. Before copying or adapting one of our guides, please contact Cheryl Nyberg (cnyberg [at] uw.edu) to obtain permission. Then give appropriate attribution, such as: "Adapted from a guide by Mary Whisner at the Gallagher Law Library website." Gallagher Law Library, May 2011


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