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Citing Sources

Information found on the Internet is someone's intellectual property, just as are books and articles. Information found on the Internet MUST be cited!
OWL is the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.
It includes helpful citation style information.

IEEE Style


APAStyle.org. APA's style guidelines for electronic resources.
MLA Style "These guidelines on MLA documentation style are the only ones available on the Internet that are authorized by the Modern Language Association of America."
Chicago Style to Cite and Document Sources
Thanks to Bedford/St. Martin's Press.

APA Publication Manual Crib Sheet by Russ Dewey
Aimed at those doing biomedical research.

Citation Generators:


Free, web based.
Registration Required.
Creates MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian citations.
Downloadable to Microsoft Word

  • Free, web based
  • Creates MLA, APA and Chicago citations
  • Copy and Paste only

Son of Citation Machine
  • Free, web based
  • Creates MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian citations
  • Citations must be re-typed. Copy and Paste will not format correctly.

  • Free, web based
  • Creates basic, but excellent MLA and APA citations
  • Copy and Paste only

Note: These citation generators are to be used with caution. We recommend that you compare your citations with one of the style guides listed above to check the accuracy of the citation. Remember, you are responsible for the accuracy of your citations.

Style Manuals

Elements of Style
The famous work by William Strunk, Jr., now online!
Citation and Research Resources
Available in the Daniel Library.


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