Citation Generators/Reference Management

Do you need assistance creating citations, bibliographies or a works cited lists? Citation generators can help you manage your references. There are many options to choose from, including Web-based sites, downloadable software, and browser extensions.

When using citation generators, please be sure to review your results. Ultimately, you are responsible for the accuracy of your citations.  If you have a question, refer to the appropriate style manual when necessary.

 

FREE citation generators:

BibMe  Web-based.  APA, MLA, Chicago and Turabian.

SourceAid  Citation Builder.  Web-based.  Formats in APA, MLA, Chicago, CSE, and Turabian styles.   Has a pay version called Citation Builder Pro.

eTurabian  Web-based.  Turabian and MLA.

 NoodleBibExpress  Web-based, also has a pay version.  APA, Chicago/Turabian and MLA.

Son of a Citation Machine  Web-based.  APA, MLA, and Chicago.

 Zotero  Firefox extension—must have the browser to download it.  APA, MLA and Chicago.

 

Fee-based citation generators:

EndNote - Around $240.   Has all the standard styles plus many, many more.

MyBib Pro - $8/year.  APA and MLA.

NoodleBib -  $8/year.  APA, Chicago/Turabian and MLA.  Has free version called NoodleBib Express.

ProCite - Around $240. Has all the standard styles plus many, many more.

Reference Manager - Around $240.  Has all the standard styles plus many, many more.

RefWorks - Around $100/year.  Has all the standard styles plus many, many more.

Scholar's Aid – Around $149. APA, Chicago, Harvard, MHRA, and MLA.  Free trial for 30 days.

SourceAid  Citation Builder Pro–Around $20/year.  Formats in APA, MLA, Chicago, CSE, and Turabian styles.   Has a free web-based version called Citation Builder.