Online Citation Generators
KnightCite : Uses fill-in-the-blank forms to generate citations. Cites in MLA, APA, and Chicago (Hekman Library, Calvin College)
Citation Builder : Uses fill-in-the-blank forms to generate citations. Cites in MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE (NCSU Libraries, NC State University)
Database Citation Generators : Most library databases have features that create citations in a variety of styles (MLA, APA, etc.) These tools can be great for getting started, but always be sure to check these citations. They frequently need to be tweaked!
Citation Generators can provide quick and easy ways to create citations. However, none are perfect; you always need to double check citations for accuracy.
The official style guide manuals--- and your professors--- are the ultimate authorities!
This page lists some of the more common citation generators.