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Making, tracking, and managing citations - easy intro and tools

Citation Generators

  • Microsoft Word can automatically generate a bibliography and in-text or footnote citations based on the source information that you provide for the document.
  • Crossref indexes millions of digital sources. Its citation tool includes APA, MLA and Chicago, plus other styles. Best site for discovering a digital object identifier (DOI) when it is not provided elsewhere or to find a source by looking up their DOI.
  • BibMe. Free automatic bibliography generator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting. Best used as a quick starting point for citing informally published content.
  • EasyBib. Free automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for MLA. Other styles require a subscription. Best used as a quick stating point for citing informally published content.