The easiest way to get a citation is to grab one from the databases where you got your article, book, eBook or media. For other items you can use a free citation generator to build your citation.
"Google Inc." 11 Aug. 2015, Encyclopædia Britannica,
Access citations on the upper right of the page above the entry using the Citation option.
"Rome (Italian Name: Roma)." The Macmillan
Encyclopedia, Market House Books Ltd, 2nd edition,
2003, Credo Reference,
At the top of every article is a citation icon. APA is the default, so when the pop-up window appears, change the selection from APA to MLA.
Clemmitt, Marcia. "Social Media Explosion." CQ Researcher, 25 Jan. 2013, pp.
81-104. CQ Researcher, library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher
EBSCOhost has a great citation tool you can use to cite your articles. Here's how:
Kaye, Barbara K. and Thomas J. Johnson. "Across the
Great Divide: How Partisanship and Perceptions
of Media Bias Influence Changes in Time Spent
with Media." Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic
Media, vol. 60, no. 4, Dec. 2016, pp. 604-623.
Access citations on any video page by clicking on Citation below the video. Citations are provided in APA, Chicago, Harvard and MLA styles.
“A Necessary War (December 1941–December 1942).” Films Media Group,
Accessed 16 Feb. 2019.
These citation generators can help you build your citations in multiple styles, including APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, ACS, GSA and more. They can be especially helpful when you are citing something unusual like an image, television or federal statute.
Every Gale article has a citation available. Look in the upper right corner of the article page and select Cite, MLA will come up by default.
Berman, Lauren. “Dragons and Serpents in J.K.
Rowling's Harry Potter Series: Are They Evil?”
Mythlore, vol. 27, no. 1-2, 2008, p. 45. Gale,
Good news! Google scholar provides citations for articles from the search result list ((currently MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard or Vancouver).
To grab a citation click on the Cite link below a search result and select from the available citation styles.
As with any resource that provides citations, always double check to make sure formatting is correct. See formatting tips below.
Efron, Bradley, and Robert Tibshirani. "Bootstrap
methods for standard errors, confidence intervals,
and other measures of statistical
accuracy." Statistical Science (1986): 54-75.
American History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online all use the History Research Center interface and citations can be obtained in the same way in each.
At the top of every article is a citation icon in that you can click on to get an MLA, Chicago Manual of Style or Harvard citation. MLA is the default, so you'll need to click the radio button to get another style.
Burg, David F. “Declaring Independence: 1776,”
American Revolution, Updated Edition, 2007,
Facts On File, online.infobase.com/article/
details/203427?q=declaring independence: 1776.
At the top of every Issues & Controversies article is a page tools menu. Click on it and select Citation to get a Chicago or MLA style citation, MLA is the default.
"Fake News: Does fake news pose a significant problem
for democracy?" Issues & Controversies, Infobase
Learning, 2 Mar. 2017, http://icof.infobaselearning.
com/recordurl.aspx?ID=16337. Accessed 30
OneSearch is best used for citing items like books and DVDs that are physically in the library. If you are using an article, eBook or other item from a databases it's best to grab the citation from the database
Brooks, Max. World War Z : an Oral History
of the Zombie War. 1st ed., New York, Crown, 2006.
1. Select the "C above the article.
2. Citation options will pop up. Select MLA.
3. The citation box with your MLA style citation will pop up. Grab it and paste it into your paper.
Murphy, Brett. "Prosecutors ask judge to not release
Parkland high school shooting surveillance
video." Naples Daily News (FL), 1,
DailyNews ed., sec. News, 6 Mar. 2018,
p. A4. NewsBank, infoweb.newsbank.com
These instructions work for all ProQuest Research Library databases as well as the SciTech Premium Collection.
1. Click Cite on the right side of your article page.
2. By default, APA comes up in the pop up window. To change to MLA style, click on the pull down menu and hit Change. Copy the citation and paste it into your paper. See the change it tips, below, to make it just right.
Corthell, Ronald. "John Donne's Articulations of the Feminine."
JEGP. Journal of English and Germanic Philology, vol.
100, no. 2, 2001, pp. 280-282. ProQuest, search.
At the top of every article is a Page Tools box with a citation icon in that you can click on to get an APA, CMS or MLA style citation. MLA is the default.
Whittemore, Susan. “Anatomy of the Circulatory System,”
The Circulatory System, 2009, Facts On File, online.
anatomy of the human circulatory.