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INSC 490: Capstone Research Experience in Interdisciplinary Science

Checking your References

 General Check for Any Citation Style

  • Did you cite everything, including figures and images, that you did not create?
  • Did you cite any pieces of information you learned that weren't part of your prior background knowledge.
  • Is everything cited in your text included in the Liturature Cited?
  • Is everything listed in the Literature Cited cited somewhere in your text?
  • Does every citation include complete information?
  • Are all of your citations formatted the same way?


Citation Generators

Use these free online tools to generate "quick and dirty" citations. Enter the information you have for print, electronic, or Web sources. The entered information will be assembled in the style you choose, e.g., APA or MLA, suitable for pasting into your document. Regard these as draft citations - you must proof them before finalizing your paper. Beware, some of these require a subscription to access certain styles.

Citation Styles

ACS Style

APA Style

Chicago Style

CSE Style

MLA Style