Citation / Bibliography

Automatic Citation Generators

Most of the library’s databases have built-in citation generators which produce citations in various styles at the click of a button.

  1. From the search results page, click on the title of the book or article you would like to cite.
  2. Locate the icon for the citation generator, similar to the ones below.
  3. Choose the required format.
  4. Cut and paste the citation into your Word document.
  5. Always double-check automatically generated citations for accuracy using the appropriate style guide. Consult your professor and/or the Writing Center for help if you want to be sure your citation is correct.
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Style Guides

 Citation Management Software

A number of software packages exist to help you organize and store your citations and output bibliographies. Wikipedia has a comparison of all available tools, the most common of which include:

Further Help

For further help, consult your professor and/or the Writing Center.