Citation Help

Bibliography Builders

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.
Zotero
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 use Zotero.

Citation Builders

Citation 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.
Citation Machine
The primary goal of this interactive tool is to make the proper crediting of information in MLA, APA, Turabian, or Chicago format easy.
NoodleBib Express
This free tool allows you to create APA or MLA citations for a variety of sources which you can paste into a document.
SourceAid Citation Builder
This free tool can build citations for maps, live performances, musical scores, and other uncommon resources in MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE formats.

Citation and Writing Guides

Citation 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 sciences.
Research and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker
Provides extensive number of examples on how to document sources for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles. This site also contains information on footnotes, in-text citations, and more.
UVU Writing Center Style Guides
Find quick format tips for APA, MLA, and Turabian style guides.

Style Manuals

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.

Style Title Call Number Online
AMA AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

REF R 119. A 533  
APA Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

REF BF 76.7 P 83  
CBE Scientific Style and Format: The CBE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

REF T 11. S 386  
Chicago Chicago Manual of Style

REF Z 253. U 69 Click Here
MLA MLA Style Manual and Guide to Publishing

REF PN 147. G 444  
Turabian A Manual For Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

REF LB 2369. T 8