Monday, February 25, 2008

Online Bluebook Now Available

For more than 80 years, The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation has been the leading style manual for law schools. Now, the authors of the Bluebook (which include the law review associations at Columbia, Harvard, Yale, and the University of Pennsylvania) have unveiled The Bluebook Online ( , a service which allows subscribers to read, search and annotate the current edition of the Bluebook from the Web.

Prices start at $25 for a one-year subscription; students can purchase up to a 3-year subscription at The Law Library is currently investigating ways to incorporate The Bluebook Online into its database subscriptions. If you have tried The Bluebook Online, or have comments after viewing the video tours at, please give us your feedback.

(Print devotees need not worry - the old-fashioned paper Bluebook isn't going away anytime soon. Should you ever forget to bring your own copy on the day that your writing assignment is due, remember that the Law Library keeps a few spare copies for your use on Reserve in the Annex.)