Citation Makers save time by formulating citations for use in a works cited list.
Citations are created by either manual entry into a template or automatically through various methods.
Citation accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Consultation of the following sources is recommended to confirm that citations are formatted correctly:
Most of SJCC Library databases include citations of full-text periodical articles, however, it is also recommended to double-check these citations.
The Citation Makers listed below have been tested by the SJCC librarians, and although none has produced perfect results, they performed satisfactorily in most cases.
EasyBib Citation Guide http://www.easybib.com/
Simple and free to use; registration is not required. (Subscription to “Premium Services” is fee-based.)
Creates citations by either manual entry into a template, or searches for pre-formatted citations using keywords, ISBNs, URLs, etc.
Citations can be saved to Google Docs, if user has a Gmail account.
Registered users can save citations for future use.
Without registration, one citation can be generated at a time, then copied and pasted into a document.
Footnotes and parenthetical citations are only available to paid subscribers.
Knight Cite http://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/
Registration is free, but not required.
Registered users have access to more features, such as saving citations and exporting them directly to a Word document.
Without registration, one citation can be generated at a time and then, pasted into a Word document.
Provides templates for a wide variety of resources – print, web, and other media.
Does not search for pre-formatted citations using ISBNs or URLs.
Does not format footnotes or in-text citations.
Son of Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net
Free to use; registration is not offered.
Will search ISBNs and URLs to locate pre-formatted citations.
For manual entry, users can select from a variety of templates, such as book, online journal article, web document, etc.
Will not remember the citation; users must copy and paste citations into Word document.
Provides In-text citation formatting.