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A publication that establishes the correct form of case citations or of references to a legal authority showing where information can be found. A volume that explains the organization of a state government and provides the names of state officials. The proper title is "The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation." In a generic sense, this term also refers to a report issued by the Joint Committee on Taxation regarding recent tax legislation.
The Blue Book is published by the Harvard Law Review Association in conjunction with law review journals in Yale University, Columbia University, and the University of Pennsylvania. It has been the preeminent authority on proper citation form for more than 70 years.
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State Archivist Roy Turnbaugh says he's certain that the online Oregon Blue Book
won't crowd out the traditional printed version.
Since 1913, The Blue Book
of Building and Construction has been bringing industry buyers and sellers together through its premier database of contractors, suppliers and manufacturers.
SEATTLE -- Mobile Research today announced the availability of their new monthly publication -- the Mobile Device Blue Book
Bringing construction buyers and sellers together for nearly nine decades, "the valuable resources and efficiency of The Blue Book
are recognized nationwide throughout the industry.