How to Select and Use Citation Management Tools: Citation Generators

This guide contains information on different tools that will make citing sources in your papers easier.

Citation Generators

These free, online citation generators allow you to input resource information from a journal article, book, web page, etc. and then create a citation and biblography that you can copy and paste into your paper.

BibME

  • Creates citations and biblioraphic references for MLA, APA, Turabian, and Chicago styles that you can copy and paste into your paper.
  • Look up feature allows you to look up your reference (e.g. by URL, title, ISBN, etc) and automatically convert into a citation and bibliographic reference.
  • Allows you to create a free account and save you references for future use.

Citation Machine

  • Creates citations and biblioraphic references for MLA, APA, Turabian, and Chicago styles that you can copy and paste into your paper.
  • Has an ISBN look up option for APA and MLA styles.


EasyBib

  • Creates citations and biblioraphic references for MLA, APA, Turabian, and Chicago styles that you can copy and paste into your paper.
  • Look up feature allows you to look up your reference (e.g. by URL, title, ISBN, etc) and automatically convert into a citation and bibliographic reference.

KniteCite

  • Creates citations and biblioraphic references for MLA, APA, Turabian, and Chicago styles that you can copy and paste into your paper.
  • Multiple formats available.

Using the Citation Tools in Microsoft Word

  • Many versions of Microsoft Word also have easy-to-use citation tools.
  • Citation styles include APA, Chicago, Harvard, IEEE, MLA, Turabian, GB7714, GOST, ISO and SIST02.

 

 

 

 

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