Citing Sources

Tools to manage your references and guides to citing your sources.

Tools to Manage your References

CiteThis! Generate bibliographies and organize PDFs with this free, open source citation management tool.
Zotero A free, easy-to-use tool to help collect, organize, cite, and share research.

Guides to Citing your References

Waidner-Spahr Library The information in this guide will help you create properly formatted bibliographies, work cited lists, footnotes, and in-text notes for most research projects undertaken at Dickinson.
Mendeley - APA Format Citation Guide This is a complete guide to APA (American Psychological Association) in-text and reference list citations. This easy-to-use, comprehensive guide makes citing any source easy.
Purdue Online Writing Lab It houses writing resources and instructional material and provide these as a free service. Students and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. It offers global support through online reference materials and services.

Citation Makers

APA Citation Wizards Resources to help educators, students, trainers and employees improve their ability to locate, evaluate and use digital information
BibMe An automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, and Chicago formatting.
Citation Machine Smart technology to create citations, provide grammar suggestions, and detect unintentional plagiarism.
Citefast Fast and free citation generator. It supports APA 6th edition, MLA 8th edition and Chicago 16th edition.
EasyBib An intuitive information literacy platform that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational. EasyBib is not only accurate, fast, and comprehensive, but helps educators teach and students learn how to become effective and organized researchers.
KnightCite An online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. This service simplifies the often-tedious task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style by formatting the given data on a source into a reliable citation, eliminating the need to memorize minute details of style for multiple kinds of sources.
Landmarks Citation Machine Son of Citation Machine, it is a free interactive web tool designed to assist in generating APA, MLA and Chicago style citations. The primary goal of this tool is to make is so easy to credit information sources.
OttoBib Make a bibliography or works cited with just an ISBN.