Last Updated: May 10, 2013
Create a citation to copy and paste to a Reference page in TechCat+ and most databases. Look for the "cite/export" tool. Select the appropriate citation style to create the reference. Copy and paste it into your Word document. Check the citation for accuracy and completeness.
Try these links:
- through the examples link, you will find color coded examples of many types of sources in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian and AMA.
- using the Citation Assistant links you will be able to type information into the appropriate fields to create a citation in your required style. Then copy and paste the citation into a Works Cited of Reference List page.
- Citation Examples from the Schwartz Library/Long Island University
Click APA, MLA, Turabian, etc. to see examples of how different types of resources are cited.
- Citation Machine
Choose the style, choose the type of resource you are citing, fill in the required information and the Citation Machine will create your citation. Copy and paste the citation to a word processing document to use in your Works Cited or Reference list.
(free but has ads)
A free citation creator for MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian and maintained by the Hekman Library at Calvin College. Fill in the boxes to create the citation. Copy & paste it into your document. Includes social media formats.
This is a powerful citing and reference tool. There are links to some very helpful tutorials under help. Be sure to ask a librarian for assistance if you are confused.
- Online Writing Center (OWL) at Purdue
The OWL site is an excellent source of information on the entire writing process. For information specific to APA or MLA, scroll to the Citation section towards the bottom of the page and follow the appropriate links.
Some of these are free or offer one style for free but require a subscription for other styles. Be sure to read the fine print.