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Cite Your Sources: Free Citation Generators

Database Citation Generators

What is a Database Citation Generator?

Many of our databases offer the ability to format citations, usually as part of the print/save/email function, or in a "cite this article" link. Again, be sure to review the citation before using. Pay special attention to personal names, capitalization, and dates.

An example of a preformatted citation from EBSCO Academic Search Complete:

An example of a preformatted citation from EBSCO Academic Search Complete.

 

An example of creating a bibliography of selected records from the EBSCO Academic Search Complete folder print option:

 

An example of creating a bibliography of selected records from the EBSCO Academic Search Complete folder print option:

 

 

 

Free Citation Generators

What is a Citation Generator?

Citation generators can help you create your citations and bibliographies by creating the citations for you. The links below are to a few recommended free citation generators.

 

Beware! If you use one of the citation generators, be sure to review your results carefully and consult with the proper style guide. Citations created in even the best citation generators can contain errors.  You are ultimately responsible for the accuracy of the citations in your paper.