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Using citation generators to help with the research and writing process

This guide highlights some recommended citation generators and how to use them.

Google Scholar's citation generator

If you are using Google Scholar for your research, you can use its built-in citation generator.

Generating a citation for an item

  1. Once you have found an item you would like to cite, click on the quotation mark symbol located below each search result. 

image showing the quotation mark symbol in google scholar for citing

  1. A pop-up window will appear showing you the citation in some of the most common formats.  Simply copy/paste the citation style of your choice.

image showing the citation styles google scholar supports

  1. Repeat these steps for any additional items you want to cite.
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