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Citation Management Tools: Other Sites

This LibGuide contains information on various citation tools available to Butler students, staff, and faculty.

Son of Citation Machine

Son of Citation Machine is a citation generator that allows users to create citations by filling in information about the source. Supports MLA, APA, Turabian, and Chicago style formatting. Features include automatic citation generator based on ISBN call numbers of a book, or links to specific websites or articles. This is a great tool for citing a lot of different sources.

Make Citations

Make Citation is a manual citation generating website that provides a variety of formats to choose from include MLA, APA, Chicago-Turabian, Harvard, ASA, SSF, and Vancouver. Within each of these formats it provides a substantial list of print and non-print sources.



Ottobib is a fairly simple citation generator that uses the ISBN of a book to create the citation. It supports MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian formats. It's perfect for citing books but has no feature to cite electronic sources.


CiteFast is a user-friendly citation generator that supports MLA, APA, and Chicago formatting, as well as cite a variety of sources. Also helps users generate a title page.


KnightCite is a reliable citation generator that provides free service and their is an option to create an account so you have more access privileges such as saving citations for later and alphabetizing them. Supports MLA, APA, and Chicago style formatting. Also cites a wide variety of sources including, books, anthologies, multimedia, periodicals, communications, and online sources.


Citelighter is a citation generating tool that can create citations while you find sources. By going to the homepage you can download Citelighter onto your tool bar so that you can capture quotes and citations as you find them. You can even add your own comments to use as reference later. You can then use all the data you've collected in your research paper! Supports MLA, APA, and Chicago formats.


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