UHCL Writing Center
Some Free Online Citation Builders
Always verify output with the latest edition of official style manuals.
NoodleBib Express and EasyBib were the most accurate of eight open source citation generators tested in 2011 by H. F. Chang, Oklahoma State University Library. DocsCite was not included in the study.
U.S. G.P.O. Style
The Right Thing to Do
Protect yourself by always citing sources when you use someone else's ideas or work. Failure to do so constitutes plagiarism, which violates UHCL's Academic Honesty Policy (PDF), even if done unintentionally.
EndNote bibliographic management software is available on the library's public computers. Students, faculty, and staff who wish to install and use EndNote at home can download the program by clicking on the appropriate link below and entering their library barcode number and last name to authenticate.
If You're Missing Citation Information
Do you need to cite a source but lack complete information or aren't sure where you found something? Try searching what you do have (author? title? a source name? a date?) in Google Scholar (or try Advanced Search). If that doesn't help, contact us.