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Citation Help

Using the 'CITE' feature in Library Databases

Many databases will have a 'Cite' option on individual item pages that generates citations for the most common citation styles. Always be sure to double check the citation, however. Capitalization, for example, is not always correct in these citations depending on how the title is stored in the database.

Citation Generators

The following tools are Automated Citation Generators. Input your source, generate the citation, and copy/paste it to your document.


Guided Citation Builders

The tools below are Guided Citation Builders. They require you to manually enter each piece of data into a form, and then they generate a citation.


Reference Managers

The tools listed below generate citations, but they do much more, including storing and organizing your references, and managing PDFs.