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Writing

Citation Generators

  • Citation Machine

    • An online tool that automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles.

  • KnightCite
    • Generates MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations for a variety of different sources. Developed by the Heckman Library at Calvin College.
  • Mendeley
    • ​​​​​​​With free online and desktop versions, Mendeley can not only generate citations in a variety of styles, it can format your bibliography and help you keep your research organized.
  • MyBib 
    • A free online tool that creates citations in MLA, APA, and many other styles, as well as organizing and formatting your bibliography for you.
  • Style Wizard
    • ​​​​​​​A free online tool that walks you through the process of creating MLA and APA citations.
  • Zotero
    • Like Mendeley, both online and desktop versions of Zotero can not only generate citations for you, but serve as powerful tools to organize and collect your research.