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Citation Tools: Citation Helpers

Help finding citation management tools and quick citation helpers. This guide links to many popular citation tools and to more detailed help on the major ones.

Citation Helpers

Help create single citations & short lists of references

Microsoft Word

Since Microsoft Word 2007, a new Citations and Bibliograpy functionality is available. It can store citations with the document and format in APA, MLA, Turabian, and several other citation styles. For Windows versions of Word, see Microsoft's instructions for your version of Word:

For Word for Mac:


Database Citation Help

Many of our databases offer suggested citations. Copy the suggestion while you are there but bear in mind that they may need to be adjusted for accuracy. Here's an example from Academic Search Complete.

Citation tool in Academic Search Complete

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