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Cite Your Sources: Citation Tools

Learn tips and tricks for finding, creating and citing your sources!

Help with Formatting Citations

MLA, APA and Chicago style guides from the Purdue OWL

A thorough, clear source for formatting your own citations.


Style guides from SUNY Albany

Citation Fox help with MLA citations 

Easy to use, with multiple examples.

Free and Simple Citation Tools

You put in the information (title, author, etc.) and the tool creates the citation


Free Tools for Creating Bibliographies

More complex than simple citation tools, these tools allow you to create and save an entire bibliography. They typically require registration.

Create an account: Proquest RefWorks.

Proquest RefWorks is a subscription online tools that allow you to:

  • Create bibliographies in almost any style
  • Format your bibliography and in-text citations while you write
  • Build your own database of citations
  • Import citations directly from library databases
  • Access your citations from any computer

Note: Legacy RefWorks may request Brooklyn College's Group Code: RWBrooklynC.

Alumni: Brooklyn College alumni who would like a Proquest RefWorks account should contact Prof. Lee Ann Fullington.


Learn to Use Proquest RefWorks taking a tutorial webinar. Help for Legacy RefWorks