Answered By: Mariah Ford
Last Updated: Nov 06, 2015     Views: 31

Do Penn Law students have access to an online version of the Bluebook?

Unfortunately, right now the library does not provide online access to the Bluebook. We do have a number of print copies.   

A couple of tips:

1. Sometimes, in a pinch, you can see if the source you are citing has been cited before in another law review article [from one of the Bluebook editors*]. Chances are, if the editors did their job, it has been properly cited. (Of course, still be sure that your source says what you say it says!)

2. The Bluebook offers a 30-day free trial when you purchase a copy of the Bluebook. 

*Columbia Law Review, Harvard Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and The Yale Law Journal. 

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