Research

Cite Your Sources

Citing Sources

Citation Format: Cleveland HS format for basic MLA8 citations, includes a sample completed bibliography (printable copy).


Citation Generators

The following sites are citation generators. They provide MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles. Some of them have additional styles available. If you do not know which style to choose, pick MLA. Cleveland HS teachers generally ask for MLA style format. Choose a citation type (book, encyclopedia, website, etc.), fill in the blanks, and your citation is complete.

Noodle Tools Express
KnightCite
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab): General writing guide available


Auto-fill Citation Generators

The following sites are auto-fill citation generators. They provide MLA, APA, and Chicago citation styles. Some of them have additional styles available.

*EasyBib
*Son of Citation Machine
*BibMe

*Warning: Any "auto-fill" citation generator is only as reliable as the person before you. It is ALWAYS better to generate your own citation.