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How to Cite Your Work

There are many ways to cite your work in a research paper. Listed below are a few easy tools to assist you.


RefWorks can help you save, organize and share references. References can be added to your Microsoft Word documents as in-text citations and reference lists formatted in any citation style you choose.

First time user?
Create an account using your Point Park email address

Returning users?
Login to your account

EasyBib - Automatic Bibliography and Citation Maker

EasyBib is a free tool to help you quickly create citations for your papers. EasyBib supports the MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles, as well as several others.*

First time user?
Create an account using Point Park's registration code - PointPA257

Returning user?
Login to your account.

*As of August 2016, EasyBib now requires you to create and account using the registration code - PointPA257.

The links below can also assist you in formatting your citations according to APA, MLA and all other major citation guidelines. You can use them for quick reference or in-depth treatment of a particular citation style. Questions about citations and formats? Ask a Librarian. But remember, your professor is the ultimate judge.

Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style
Purdue OWL: MLA Formatting and Style Guide