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Citation Style Guides

This Research Guide was designed to provide you with assistance in citing your sources when writing an academic paper.

The following services are available online. They were created to help students and researchers format their references.

These services provide help with popular styles, including APA and MLA.  

KnightCite is an online citation generator service provided by the Hekman Library of Calvin College. This service simplifies the often tedious task of compiling an accurate bibliography in the appropriate style by formatting the given data on a source into a reliable citation, eliminating the need to memorize minute details of style for multiple kinds of sources.

Citation machine helps students and professional researchers to properly credit the information that they use. Its primary goal is to make it so easy for student researchers to cite their information sources.

EasyBib is an automatic bibliography composer. When you have sources you need to cite properly and evaluate for your research paper, EasyBib will help you format your sources quickly and accurately.

A free fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. Supports automatic citation and bibliography creation for MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian styles.