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Hist480: Senior Thesis: Citations

Citation Generators

Citation generators help you create citations for all types of sources.

IMPORTANT: When you use a citation generator, use our citation styles page to check whether the citation generator is using the latest version of your citation style.

  • Bibme

  • Knightcite (click on Chicago on the left side)
    Heckman Library, Calvin College

Many library article databases will generate citations for you as well. As always, double-check the citations produced by these tools.


Zotero is online software to help you:

  • save citation information from your sources
  • organize your research
  • create in-text citations and bibliographies

Start using Zotero:

  Chicago Style (CMS)


Chicago Manual of Style
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide
Chicago Manual of Style Online



Chicago Manual of Style

-- request this guide at the 1st floor reference desk (call no: Z253 .U69 2010  )  

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Rebecca Seipp
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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University