Citation Resources

Guides

Online Style Manuals

RefWorks Bibliographic & Citation Management Software

RefWorks is a web-based tool that assists in managing citations, creating bibliographies, and importing references from online databases.

Citation Generators

Use a citation generator when you need to create a bibliography. These user-friendly, easy-to-use tools create individual citations that must be copied and pasted into a Word document. Be sure to proofread your citations for accuracy, completeness, and correct formatting. Although citation generators can be quite reliable, they are not error proof.

  • EasyBib
    MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc. Some features require a free account. Upgrade for additional features.
  • Mendeley
    Also works as a citation manager, and not just generator. Mendeley is a free reference manager for students and researchers. Make your own fully-searchable library in seconds, cite as you write, as well as read and annotate PDFs on any device.
  • Zotero
    Like Mendeley, Zotero is also a robust citation manager. Billed as a "personal research assistant", it's is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.