Always check with your instructor on what format specifications to use for a particular class or assignment, especially when citing electronic resources including material found in library databases.
The automatic citation generators noted on this page are NOT FOOLPROOF. These tools will save you time, but you should always double-check by:
Below are some links to free citation generators. Please keep in mind that -
It is strongly recommend that you check your citations generated by these tools by reviewing the online APA or MLA style guides, our print citation style handbooks/manuals kept at the Reynolds Libraries reference desk at any campus, or ask a Reynolds Librarian for help.
Citation generators for APA & MLA are also available via the library catalog and many library databases. Ask a Reynolds librarian about specific databases that provide a citation generator. When you select a book or article you are interested in, use the citation tool to automatically generate a citation in APA or MLA format.
Reynolds Librarians are more than happy to assist you with citing your sources. Come visit us at the Reference Desk at any campus library!
The most recent copies of the MLA Handbook and the APA Publication Manual are kept at the Reference Desk at each campus library and are available for your use within the library.