Many databases have copy-and-paste citation tools, including OneSearch, Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, and more. This means that you may be able to get your references formatted by the database where you found them. Be aware that there are often errors in these citations so you will often need to modify these formatted references to ensure they follow the APA, MLA, Chicago and other citation style accurately.
Look for the following words or icons when checking if a database has a citation tool:
There are many applications available to help you create citations. Some databases also provide citation formatting assistance. These can be convenient, but they are NOT 100% accurate. ALWAYS check that the citation is formatted correctly according to the official style guide.
The following are all free citation generators: