- Chicago - Chicago Manual of Style and Chicago-Style Quick Guide
- Turabian - Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
- MLA - The MLA Style Manual, titled the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing in its second and third edition, was an academic style guide by the United States-based Modern Language Association of America first published in 1985.
- APA - APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 7th edition of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.
For additional citation help, check out the Purdue Owl.
If you have the information about an article or book, you can use this tool to put it in the right format.
Citation Builder is developed by NC State University Libraries. It has the most simplified tool - choose the type of resource you have, fill out the information, and then select citation style. Click Submit. It is ready to copy & paste.
EndNote ($) and EndNote Web (free)
EndNote is a software program that can help manage your citations and properly format the references in your paper or manuscript.
- Create an organized group of references in a personal "library" for easy access
- Work with MS Word and other word processors
- Work with both Mac & PC, and EndNote libraries can be shared between PCs & Macs
- Pull in references from catalogs (i.e., Roger or Melvyl) or from databases (e.g., JStor, PubMed, Web of Science, etc.)
- Automatically attach PDFs to most of the records in your EndNote library
- Organize your collection of PDFs, provide annotation tools, and make it all searchable