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Ask your instructor for his or her citation preference as each may have a particular style they wish you to use.
The Internet guides are helpful but they are an abbreviated version of the printed manuals. Come into the library for any citation that the internet guide does not address.
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Call Number: Research Assistance Desk, Geisel Floor2 West BF76.7 .P83
Call Number: Research Assistance Desk, Geisel Floor2 West LB2369 .M52
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Call Number: Research Assistance Desk, Geisel Floor2 West LB2369 .T8
Citation Managers & Generators
Citation managers allow you to collect and organize citations and then generate bibliographies.
Free web based citation management tool provided by same company as EndNote desktop. Extra citation styles are provided to UCSD users through a library license. Interface is quite different from EndNote desktop tool. Also works with word processors via a plugin.
Purchasers of the desktop version above receive access to a more fully-featured version of EndNote Web with more storage.
Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully-searchable library, cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Showcase your work on your profile.
Zotero is a free, easy-to-use browser-based tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.
Citation generators are tools in which you type the information regarding the citation (instead of pulling directly from a database or catalog) - they usually have a form to help guide you in what information is needed - and then they format it into the style you need.
A free tool from Calvin College's Hekman Library. Choose from MLA, APA, & Chicago citation styles.
Click on the Resource Type then enter the information in the form. Not as automated as EasyBib, but a clear and easy form to use.
Another library created tool - this time from NC State University Libraries. It has is the most simplified of the tools - choose the type of resource you have, fill out the information, and then select either APA or MLA citation style. Click Submit. It is ready to copy & paste.
An easy to use tool for ALA, MLA, Chicago, or Turabian style. Use the auto-fill mode or type it all in yourself.
The most robust of the tools and also the more difficult one to use. The advantage is the additional style types, particularly Engineering types. You will also be able to reuse citations, but you do have to type in the information.
For details on how to use, see the Microsoft web page