Mary Whisner, Thre Dreaded Bluebook, 100 Law Libr. J. 393 (2008), https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/librarians-articles/38
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Bluebook, citation manuals
The Bluebook is reviled by many as confusing, arcane, and nitpicky. And some of those who are stumped and intimidated by the Bluebook come to reference librarians asking for help. Thus we are presented with a wonderful opportunity to serve (while building our credibility and earning our patrons' thanks). But of course we must first get past our own Bluebook anxiety.