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Citing the Web


Here are links to tutorials and information cites that will help you understand the structure of a bibliography. For quick, template driven citation generators that create a citation for you, click on Citation Generator above. But beware, not everything fits neatly into a template. You will still need to organize your bibliography, so it's suggested you look at some of these tutorials.

APA Electronic References
This page created by the APA discusses citing electronic sources in APA format.

Citing the Web
Columbia University Press guide to citing on-line.

Chicago Turabian Documentation Site
Information on citing sources using the Chicago/Turabian style.  From a citation page posted by the University of Wisconsin at Madison. 

Diane Hacker Research and Documentation Page
The online companion to the text, this site provides  the most current guidelines for documenting print and online sources for MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles

Guide to Citing Sources:  From Journalism Resources by Carla Tonella, University of Iowa
Extensive links that cover citation styles and formats including archival and legal citations

International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals: Sample References
This site is maintained by the United States National Library of Medicine

Purdue University - Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format
Excellent information site discussing formatting in MLA. This site is created by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

Purdue University - Using American Psychological Association (APA) Format (Updated to 5th Edition)
Excellent information site discussing formatting in APA. This site is created by the Purdue University Online Writing Lab.

University of Southern Florida - MLA Works Cited - Sample Bibliographic Citations
An excellent compilation of material and sites providing information on citing many styles.  Also included here is instruction in creating annotated bibliographies.

A Writer's Practical Guide: to MLA Documentation
A site for students prepared by the Humanities Department as part of The Guide to Grammar and Writing and the Arthur C. Banks Jr. Library Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut

Citation Generators

APA Wizard
"The APA Wizard is designed to help you create an APA (5th ed.) citation. It will take you through the steps for the most common types of cited works providing you with assistance on how to input specific information. As long as you enter the information correctly, the Wizard will result in a correct APA citation."

Son of Citation Machine
A citation generator for MLA, APA, Turabian and Chicago styles. The "Citation Machine is an interactive web tool designed to assist high school, college, and university students, their teachers, and independent researchers in their effort to respect other people's intellectual properties."