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Citation Resources: Citation Tools

Citation Resources Guide Contents

Citation Tools

When using a citation generator, always check for errors before using a citation in your reference or works cited page.

Free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research.

Microsoft Word: APA, MLA, Chicago - Automatically Format Bibliographies
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In MS Word, you can automatically generate a bibliography (or other similar document requiring citations) of the sources you used to write your paper.

Free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. Available for Mac, Windows, and Linux.



Citation Machine

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Citation Generators within Databases

Many databases, including Electronic Journal Center, JSTOR, and the EBSCO and Gale databases, have built-in citation generators.

EndNote is available within the Web of Science database:

  • Access Web of Science off campus with your name & YSU id#.
  • Access EndNote under the Tools dropdown menu.
  • Sign in or register for an account.
  • Add references to your EndNote Library directly from Web of Science.
  • Organize references into folders for access and use at any time.
  • Create formatted reference lists in a variety of publishing styles.
  • Access your EndNote Library from any computer at your institution.

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