Answered By: SC4 Library
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2020     Views: 37

Calvin College's KnightCite is a good website for generating citations.


OneSearch and many of the databases are capable of generating citations as well.

1. After searching in OneSearch, look for the quotation mark as shown below.

finding citation generator in onesearch


2. Once you've clicked that, make sure to select which citation style you need from the drop-down menu (in red).

generating citations in onesearch


3. After selecting your desired citation format, a preview of the citation is generated.

Now you may either copy and paste the citation into your works cited list or print the citation directly.

mla citation in onesearch


When looking for a citation generator in the databases, look for links that say "Cite" or "Tools" or "Citation Tools".


We always recommend double-checking any auto-generated citations as sometimes they are not up-to-date or will not generate a perfectly correct citation.

The citation guides linked below may be useful in reviewing your citations.


If you have any questions, please ask a librarian!


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