Citing Electronic Information
Many people want to know how to cite information that they find on the Internet in school papers, theses, reports, etc.
Online Citation Style Guides
Here are some places to go online that explain how to cite electronic information sources using the most common citation styles.
Using a citation generator is an easy way to create citations in proper format. It is a type of online tool that creates bibliographic and in-text citations for you. Here are a couple that use the most common citation styles, like APA, Chicago, and MLA.
If you prefer citation style guides in book form, you can find the most common ones at your local public or college library. Guides are updated frequently, so make sure you refer to the most recent edition.
Not sure how to find your library? Go to our Library Locator page where we’ve listed resources to help you find the nearest physical library to you.
This FAQ updated by Kara Larson in 2012.