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Footnotes, Bibliographies & Citation Tools: Citation Generators

This guide will help you get started using citations in your academic writing, and teach you the basics about Citation Management Software.

Free Citation Generators

EasyBib (free for MLA citations only)

Cite This For Me

ZoteroBib

Cite from Google Scholar

Google scholar provides citations for articles from the search result list. To grab a citation click  the quotation marks below a search result and then select from the available citation styles.

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Citation Formatting Tips

Always check that your generated citation is formatted correctly.

Change it Tips for APA/MLA

  1. After pasting the citation in your paper, create a hanging indent.

  2. Make it double spaced.

  3. Change the font to Times New Roman 12.