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Citation Builders

The Citation Builders and Citation Apps on this page can help you format your bibliography while writing papers. You can insert the information for your source and then the citation builder will show you how to cite it in APA, MLA, or Chicago. 

Be sure to double-check all automatic citations to ensure they are formatted correctly.


    Citations in Databases

    Many databases provide automatic citations. Try to find a "Citing" or "Citation" link within the specific article or e-book record. 

    Be sure to double-check all automatic citations to ensure they are formatted correctly.


      Citation Builders

      • Bibme
        BibMe creates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian formatting. It can find citation information with an ISBN or article title.
      • Citation Machine
        Click the citation format you need and then the type of resource you wish to cite. Supports APA, MLA, and Chicago/Turabian styles. Provides references and in-text citations.
      • NC State Citation Builder
        Citation Builder creates citations for you in APA and MLA styles, using web forms. The Citation Builder is maintained by NC State University.
      • UNC Citation Builder
        The Citation Builder illustrates how to cite some common resources in the APA, MLA, CBE/CSE, and Chicago citation styles. The Citation Builder is provided by the University of North Carolina
      • Calvin College KnightCite
        KnightCite is a citation builder provided by Calvin College. It has citation information for many different types of references, including print, online, multimedia, anthologies, etc.

      Citation Apps

      • Quick Cite
        This is a phone app that can be purchased from Itunes for $.99. The app can find citation information by scanning a book's ISBN.
      • My MLA
        This phone app can be purchased from the Itunes store for $2.99. It is only for MLA formatting.
      • EasyBib
        This is a free citation app that can be downloaded through Itunes.

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      Thank you to Surry Community College Library for allowing us to use content from their Citation LibGuide.

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