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Automatically Creating Citations in Library Article Collections
Many databases and article collections, plus many e-books, will
automatically create citations for whichever article or chapter you are viewing.
"Cite This" or "Citation" button on the record for the article or chapter you are viewing.
Search in a library database and select an article that looks interesting.
Look for a "Cite This" button or icon.
Find the format you need, for example, MLA. Copy and paste the citation it into your list of References.
Examples of citation buttons:
EBSCOhost databases ProQuest databases JSTOR
(e.g., Academic Search Premier) (e.g, Newsstand)
Online Citation Creators & Organizers
Enter the relevant information from your source and Citation Builder will create a citation for you.
Only available for basic sources (book, journal article, etc.)
Free add-on for Firefox extension that enables easy capturing of references and web pages.
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