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Citation Help: Welcome

Citation Styles

We cite to give proper credit to the source of information and to allow readers a path to the source of information. There are many citation styles, but the most commonly used at Madison College are:

Tutorial: Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagarism

Madison College Writing Center

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Online Citation Generators

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 KnightCite is a free resource maintained by Calvin College in Michigan that allows you to create bibliographies in MLA, APA  and Chicago styles.  

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BibMe is a free, online citation generator. It also contains citation guides.

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Generates free citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian.

Citation Builder (U. of North Carolina Libraries)

Free, easy-to-use citation generator in MLA, APA, and Chicago.

Microsoft Word includes a citation tool in their References tab,