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Citation Management Tools: BibMe



BibMe is a free and easy-to-use automatic citation generator that creates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formats.  The program uses external databases to help put in citation information for you.  One cool feature is that you can save each of your citations to the website and access them whenever!  The site also features a page on how to cite sources manually.

Citation Guides

The following links are to citation guides that could prove handy as a reference:

Quick Guide

Quick Guides are documents created by Information Commons staff that walk the user through specific technologies and programs.  A Quick Guide on using BibMe will be added to this page in the near future!

Citation Formats Supported

BibMe supports the following citation formats:

  • MLA (Modern Language Association)
  • APA (American Psychological Associtation)
  • Chicago
  • Turabian


Citation Sources

BibMe is capable of creating citations using the following sources:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Websites
  • Journals
  • Films
  • Interviews
  • Lectures
  • Radio/TV
  • Encyclopedia
  • Photographs