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Cite Research

Free Citation Generators

There are many free resources available to create citations for sources that are not available in Library databases. We have listed some here for your information. We do not endorse or support these resources but we feel that they can be helpful for some sources. Many of our databases will export citations to these Citation Managers but a paid subscription may be necessary for this function. Follow the instructions for creating your Works Cited page to include citations generated form these resources.

For assistance with citations, reach out to a Librarian.

Free Citation Generators On The Web

Citation Builder In the Research Companion Database

The Research Companion database contains a citation builder tool that allows you to enter information about your source to generate a formatted citation for articles and books in the MLA or APA Styles.

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Click on "Tools" on the top right of the screen.

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Click on "Citation Builder" from the drop-down menu.

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Select your citation style and type of source, and enter the information about your source.