Citation BuildersCitation Builder
The Citation Builder will help you create citations for journal articles, books, web
sites, and interviews in MLA, APA, CBE (Council of Biology Editors) and CSE (Council
of Science Editors) format.
The primary goal of this interactive tool is to make the proper crediting of information
in MLA, APA, Turabian, or Chicago format easy.
This free tool allows you to create APA or MLA citations for a variety of sources
which you can paste into a document.
Citation and Writing GuidesCitation Style for Research Papers (Long Island University)
These guides are color coded to help you identify which citation elements go where
in MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, or AMA style.
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
This site contains some of the best online guides to MLA and APA styles. This site
also includes guides for writing thesis statements and business letters, improving
your grammar, and creating papers in different fields like engineering and the social
UVU Writing Center Style Guides
Find quick format tips for APA, MLA, and Turabian style guides.
The above resources can show you how to cite many common sources: books, articles,
websites, etc. But for resources that are not listed on the guides or available in
the tools above, the style manuals for each of the different sources contain sample
citations for video and audio sources, interviews, and more. The style guides also
contain sample formats and information for in-text citations, foot- and endnotes,
punctuation, and so on.
||AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors
||REF R 119. A 533
||Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
||REF BF 76.7 P 83
||Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers
||REF T 11. S 386
||Chicago Manual of Style
||REF Z 253. U 69
||MLA Style Manual and Guide to Publishing
||REF PN 147. G 444
||A Manual For Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
||REF LB 2369. T 8
Carmun's Killer Bib Tool
This site can not only help you cite your sources—books, articles, websites, even
lectures—but also help you create an entire bibliography. Registration is required.
This FireFox tool is a fantastic tool. It can help you keep track of all your sources,
cite them, create bibliographies, let you take notes, and create project folders.
If you install the plugins for Word or OpenOffice, you can also use it to create bibliographies,
footnotes, and endnotes in your papers. Videos on the site show you exactly how to