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Citation Guide

Discover and explore the basics of why and how to cite.

Citation Managers/Generators

Photo of a stack of booksCitation managers help you organize your sources and format citations into different citation styles. Citation managers allow you to save and organize your source information, so you can easily access sources again and create formatted reference pages. Each one works differently and has different features, but all are helpful tools that save you time and energy, so choose the one that works best for you and use it often! While citation generators are good tools to help make citations easy, remember to always check the results for proper formatting.

The Library suggests this online citation generator: 

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