Citation tools

Now that you have your research complete, you’ll want to make sure you have everything properly cited, because like cliches, accusations of plagiarism are something you should avoid like the plague. The tools below will help you to keep track of your sources and cite them properly when the time comes.

EndNote Web

Try using EndNote Web software to organize your citations and instantly create properly formatted bibliographies. This is a web-based bibliographic service for students and researchers


This Facebook application from the Online Computer Library Center lets you search the world’s largest library catalog by title, author, subject, or ISBN and get properly formatted citations in APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, or Turabian style.


EasyBib is one of the most popular online bibliographic tools, letting you automatically create citations in APA, Chicago/Turabian, and MLA styles. Over 218 million citations have been generated using the site since 2001.


Free Automatic Easy Bibliography Generator. Fast! MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian. In addition to building a works cited, the site also gives you a permanent URL you can reference


Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in the web browser itself.