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Writing & Citing


Site for locating and generating bibliographic citations in MLA, APA and Chicago styles, which you can then download to your computer, or store on their server (free, but registration required).

Citation Builder

Illustrates how to cite some common resources in the APA, MLA and CBE/CSE citation styles.


An easy to use web tool for creating citations. Students can utilize it to generate citations in different formats: APA, MLA & Chicago.

Citing Sources

Guide provides information and examples for citing sources properly according to the most popular citation style manuals (APA, Chicago, CSE, and MLA).


Free bibliography maker, supports MLA and APA formatting; registration required.

OWL (Online Writing Lab) Handouts

Top notch material on all aspects of writing from Purdue University including grammar, plagiarism "dos & don'ts," resume construction and much more.

Research Tips

Online guide designed to help you perform research in the University at Buffalo's University Libraries.

Son of Citation Machine

Online tool that helps students to format their bibliographical references according to APA, Chicago, MLA, and Turabian styles.