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Citing Sources / Create Your Bibliography

Why and how we cite sources in academic writing. The guide includes links to many helpful online tutorials, style guides, and related documents to help you understand citation practice, and build correct citations for your bibliography.

Citation Machines

Citation machines (also known as citation generators) allow you to input citation elements for your source, and generate a citation in any one of several standard formats.

Use the Catalogue to Make Citations

You can get an instant formatted citation for most items in the U of T Library's catalogue.  

  1. Find the item in the catalogue.
  2. Click on the item title.
  3. Click on the Options button on the right to open the list of items.
  4. Click on Cite.
Screenshot of Cite function in library catalogue