Citing policy guidelines?

I frequently want to add policy guideline documents from various professional organizations to my Paperpile, but I haven’t found the perfect way to categorize these yet. I access them via websites, but they’re not really websites. They haven’t been peer-reviewed or published in journals or presented at conferences, and they’re not really “technical reports.” They’re also not “unpublished,” because they’re clearly distribitued by these organizations. I guess they’re “miscellaneous,” but I wish there were a better category.

Example: (American Medical Association, some random policy)


Thanks for positing. We are planning to add the subtype “Guideline” to the item type “Report”. Citation requirements seem similar for guidelines and reports, so that seems like a good fit.

Sounds like that will work nicely, thanks!