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Virtual Reference Desk: Citation Guides

APA Style Format (psychology, education, and other social sciences)

Chicago (general, often used by newspapers)

MLA (English and other humanities)

Bibliographic Software

  • Citation Machine: Automatically formats bibliographic information into APA or MLA formats. Be sure to double-check results!
  • Create a Bibliography (Using Word)
  • EasyBib: A free citation manager that will generate citations for your bibliography into MLA, APA and Chicago formats. Be sure to double-check results!
  • Mendeley: A free citation manager; supported by the Library.
  • Noodle Tools Express: "Just need one or two quick citations?... simply generate them … and copy and paste what you need into your document." MLA, APA and Chicago.
  • Zotero: A free citation manager; supported by the Library.

Other Citation Formats by Subject