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Citation Guide - Central Indiana

Citation Tools

Citation management tools can help you to create and organize your reference sources, but

the computer and/or database generated citations might not be always correct. 

Remember that you and only you are responsible for the final product of your citations!!! 


(What you type in the box is what comes out in the citation)


Knight Cite is a free citation generator provided by Calvin College's Heckman Library. This is a simple citation tool. With KnightCite, you can:

  • Create citations in MLA, APA, & Chicago
  • Create citations for 28 print & online source types
  • Copy & paste citations
  • Create an account to:
    • save & edit citations for later
    • alphabetize citations in a paper
    • manage multiple "papers" as collections of citations
    • export citations or the entire "paper" directly to Word or RTF document

Microsoft Word Reference Tools

Noodle Tools

In addition to being a citation tool, NoodleTools is able to help you stay organized when writing an essay.