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Citation Formatting and Management Tools

  • BibMe
    An easy to use bibliography maker that can create citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian format.
  • Citation Builder
    Generates bibliographic citations in MLA or APA. From the North Carolina State University Libraries.
  • Citation Management Tools
    Information on the tools for which the Rutgers University Libraries provide support.
  • DocsCite
    Generates suggested bibliographic citations in APA and MLA formats for government publications. From the Arizona State University Libraries.
  • EasyBib
    Free MLA format automatic bibliography and citation maker. Other citation formats (e.g., APA and Turabian) require purchase.
  • Flow [Rutgers Restricted]
    A research management tool from Refworks that makes it easy to save references, documents, articles, and web pages and organize them into your own personal research library.
  • Mendeley
    Allows for collaboration between users and 1GB of free cloud storage. Requires download.
  • RefWorks [Rutgers Restricted]
    A web-based research management tool that allows you to import references from many electronic databases and catalogs, include citations in your paper, build a bibliography using a variety of citation styles, and create a bibliography in a choice of formats. Free for Rutgers students.
  • RefWorks Research Guide
    A collection of handouts and resources related to using RefWorks with the library resources at Rutgers University.
  • Son of Citation Machine
    Generates bibliographic citations in APA, MLA, Chicago, or Turabian format based on information you enter into a web form.
  • Zotero
    An add-on for the Firefox browser that allows you to collect, manage, and cite your research sources.
  • Zotero Research Guide
    Contains examples of how to use Zotero with some of the library resources at Rutgers University.

APA Format

  • APA Style
    Includes supplemental material for the sixth edition of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, free tutorials on learning APA style, and related resources.
  • APA Style (RU Libraries Psychology/Behavioral Sciences Research Guide)
    Provides current information about resources for APA style.
  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References [Rutgers Restricted]
    A revised and updated version of section 4.16, pages 268-281, of the fifth edition of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
  • Cite Source
    Presents citation styles from The Chicago Manual of Style, the American Sociological Association Style Guide, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, The ACS Style Guide, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APSA Style Manual for Political Science. From the Trinity College Library.
  • Citing Legal Materials in APA Style
    A brief guide with examples, based on the 6th edition. From the California State University Library.
  • Citing Sources
    Instructions for using MLA (Modern Languages Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, ASA (American Sociological Association), or Turabian styles to cite standard and electronic sources. Also includes tips on using sources in a paper and creating an annotated bibliography. From the Coates Library at Trinity University.
  • OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab
    Provides a section "Research and Citation" that covers citation format information for the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, and Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Research and Documentation Online
    Guidelines for documenting print and online sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and the sciences. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker. Includes samples of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE style.
  • Writer's Handbook: Documentation Styles
    Information on quoting and paraphrasing sources and using numbered references, as well as APSA (American Political Science Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago/Turabian, CSE (Council of Science Editors), and MLA (Modern Language Association) citation styles. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center.

CSE (formerly CBE) Format

  • Council of Science Editors (CSE) Style Guide
    Sample citations based on Scientific Style and Format: The CSE Manual for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (7th edition, 2006). From the Ohio State University Libraries.
  • Research and Documentation Online
    Guidelines for documenting print and online sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and the sciences. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker. Includes samples of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE style.
  • Writer's Handbook: Documentation Styles
    Information on quoting and paraphrasing sources and using numbered references, as well as APSA (American Political Science Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago/Turabian, CSE (Council of Science Editors), and MLA (Modern Language Association) citation styles. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center.

Chicago and Turabian Format

  • Chicago Manual of Style
    The Q & A section "interprets the Manual’s recommendations and uncoils its intricacies." The Tools section includes a quick guide to citation styles and related materials such as information on manuscript preparation. The Manual itself is only available with a subscription.
  • Cite Source
    Presents citation styles from The Chicago Manual of Style, the American Sociological Association Style Guide, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, The ACS Style Guide, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APSA Style Manual for Political Science. From the Trinity College Library.
  • Citing Sources
    Instructions for using MLA (Modern Languages Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, ASA (American Sociological Association), or Turabian styles to cite standard and electronic sources. Also includes tips on using sources in a paper and creating an annotated bibliography. From the Coates Library at Trinity University.
  • OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab
    Provides a section "Research and Citation" that covers citation format information for the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, and Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Research and Documentation Online
    Guidelines for documenting print and online sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and the sciences. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker. Includes samples of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE style.

Electronic Resources Formats

  • APA Style Guide to Electronic References [Rutgers Restricted]
    A revised and updated version of section 4.16, pages 268-281, of the fifth edition of the Publication manual of the American Psychological Association.
  • Audiovisual Citation Guidelines
    Covers film; television programmes; radio programmes; audio recordings; DVD extras; clips; trailers; adverts; idents; non-broadcast, amateur and archive material; podcasts; vodcasts; and games. From the British Universities Film & Video Council.
  • Cite Source
    Presents citation styles from The Chicago Manual of Style, the American Sociological Association Style Guide, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, The ACS Style Guide, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APSA Style Manual for Political Science. From the Trinity College Library.
  • Citing Electronic Information
    The Internet Public Library's collection of links to online style guides for citing information from the Internet.
  • Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2nd ed.)
    Standards for citing published print material; unpublished material; audio and video; CD-ROM, DVD, or disk; and material on the Internet.
  • Citing Sources
    Instructions for using MLA (Modern Languages Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, ASA (American Sociological Association), or Turabian styles to cite standard and electronic sources. Also includes tips on using sources in a paper and creating an annotated bibliography. From the Coates Library at Trinity University.
  • Research and Documentation Online
    Guidelines for documenting print and online sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and the sciences. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker. Includes samples of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE style.

Government Publications Formats

MLA Format

  • Cite Source
    Presents citation styles from The Chicago Manual of Style, the American Sociological Association Style Guide, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, The ACS Style Guide, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APSA Style Manual for Political Science. From the Trinity College Library.
  • Citing Government Information Sources Using MLA (Modern Language Association) Style
    Sample citations for various types of U.S., international, state, and local documents. From the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
  • Citing Sources
    Instructions for using MLA (Modern Languages Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, ASA (American Sociological Association), or Turabian styles to cite standard and electronic sources. Also includes tips on using sources in a paper and creating an annotated bibliography. From the Coates Library at Trinity University.
  • Frequently asked questions about the MLA Style Manual
    A short list of FAQs from the Modern Language Association.
  • MLA Citation Page
    Links, examples, and other information about using Modern Language Association citation style.
  • OWL: Purdue Online Writing Lab
    Provides a section "Research and Citation" that covers citation format information for the Chicago Manual of Style, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, and Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Research and Documentation Online
    Guidelines for documenting print and online sources in the humanities, social sciences, history, and the sciences. Based on the book Research and Documentation in the Electronic Age by Diana Hacker. Includes samples of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE style.
  • Writer's Handbook: Documentation Styles
    Information on quoting and paraphrasing sources and using numbered references, as well as APSA (American Political Science Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago/Turabian, CSE (Council of Science Editors), and MLA (Modern Language Association) citation styles. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center.

Other Styles

  • Audiovisual Citation Guidelines
    Covers film; television programmes; radio programmes; audio recordings; DVD extras; clips; trailers; adverts; idents; non-broadcast, amateur and archive material; podcasts; vodcasts; and games. From the British Universities Film & Video Council.
  • Cite Source
    Presents citation styles from The Chicago Manual of Style, the American Sociological Association Style Guide, the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, The ACS Style Guide, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), and the APSA Style Manual for Political Science. From the Trinity College Library.
  • Citing Electronic Information
    The Internet Public Library's collection of links to online style guides for citing information from the Internet.
  • Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers (2nd ed.)
    Standards for citing published print material; unpublished material; audio and video; CD-ROM, DVD, or disk; and material on the Internet.
  • Citing Sources
    Instructions for using MLA (Modern Languages Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago, ASA (American Sociological Association), or Turabian styles to cite standard and electronic sources. Also includes tips on using sources in a paper and creating an annotated bibliography. From the Coates Library at Trinity University.
  • Comic Art in Scholarly Writing: A Citation Guide
    A guide to citing comic books, comic strips, editorial cartoons, and graphic novels. From the Popular Culture Association.
  • How to Cite Film, Video, and Online Media
    Tips for citing media in a bibliography. From the Moffitt Library at UC Berkeley.
  • Introduction to Basic Legal Citation
    Explains and provides of examples of how to cite legal resources, with references to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. From the Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School.
  • Rutgers Editorial Style Guide
    Addresses topics specific to Rutgers that may not be adequately covered in the standard published style guides
  • Writer's Handbook: Documentation Styles
    Information on quoting and paraphrasing sources and using numbered references, as well as APSA (American Political Science Association), APA (American Psychological Association), Chicago/Turabian, CSE (Council of Science Editors), and MLA (Modern Language Association) citation styles. From the University of Wisconsin-Madison Writing Center.
 

Print Resources from the Library Catalog

For additional resources, including previous editions of the titles below, use the Library Catalog to search for records that contain the SUBJECT keywords report writing and handbooks -- research and handbooks -- or style manuals.

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The Bluebook : a Uniform System of Citation
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Publication Date: various

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The Chicago Manual of Style - University of Chicago Staff (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780226104201
Publication Date: 2010



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MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers - Joseph Gibaldi; Modern Language Association of America Staff
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ISBN: 9781603290241
Publication Date: 2009

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MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing - Modern Language Association of America Staff (Created by)
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ISBN: 9780873522977
Publication Date: 2008

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - American Psychological Association Staff
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ISBN: 1433805596
Publication Date: 2009


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Style Guide - American Sociological Association
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ISBN: 0912764309
Publication Date: c2007

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