Citing Print & Electronic Resources

AMA Style Manual

Full online version of the American Medical Association style manual. Organized by content area, it also has an alphabetical index to aid writing and citing for medical journals.

Annotated Bibliographies 

A tutorial explains how to create an annotated bibliography.


Takes information from a variety of sources (including films, websites, and newspapers) and generates a formatted bibliography.

Chicago Manual of Style Online 

The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides answers to questions about grammar and style as well as guidance in formatting citations and references. The online edition features tools for manuscript preparation, sample letters, a quick style guide, and more.

Cite a Source

The library's guide on citing materials in various formats.

Guide to Citing Archival Resources

Teaches which parts of archival resources need to be included in citations. Focus is on University of Illinois materials.

How to Cite Electronic Sources

Directions on citing multimedia items in different citation formats.

NARA: Publications

Information on citing archival resources from the federal government.

Online Citation Styles

Demonstrates how to cite online resources, such as web sites and e-mails, in MLA, APA, CMS, and CBE styles. Content is under "Research and Citation" in the right menu. From Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.


Uses ISBN numbers to find book citations in a variety of formats.

Son of Citation Machine

Generates citations in MLA, APA, Turabian, or Chicago formats.

University of Illinois Center for Writing Studies guide to Citation Styles 
Formatting instructions for MLA and APA.