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-- The Bluebook : A Uniform System of Citation (Located at the Reference Desk on the first floor )

   (Pages 186, 198-205, )   This applies to both The Chicago Manual of Style and APA Style.

e.g.  For print sources
Agreement Regarding Mutual Assistance Between Their Customs
         Administrations, U.S.-Ir., art. 3, Sept. 16, 1996, 2141
         U.N.T.S 51.
G.A. Res. 832(IX), U.N.GAOR, 9th Sess., Supp.No.21, U.N.Doc.  
         A/2890, at 19 (Oct. 21, 1954).

                    For online sources
                   Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral                   
, New York, 10 June 1958, United Nations Treaty Series, vol.
                            330, No. 4739, p. 3, available from


                   General Assembly resolution 67/97, The rule of law at the national and  
                              international levels
, A/RES/67/97 (14 December 2012), available from

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