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Research Guides

CIN201: Film Cultures 1: Art & Industry

A comprehensive guide to for finding the best primary source materials (1895-1968) for your Cinema Studies assignment.

Citation Tools

1) Help with citation style and formatting 

a) Library Support

b) MLA (Modern Language Association) 8th Edition - Resources 

c) Chicago (Chicago Manual of Style - CMS) 17th Edition - Resources 


2. Citation Tools 

a) 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.

  • Cite This For Me (formerly RefME)   Automatically generate citations, in over 7,500 reference styles, by entering ISBN, book/article title, or author's name. Smartphone app (iOS and Android) also available--scan a book's barcode to generate a citation.
  • Citation Builder | NCSU Libraries  Citation Builder is a free citation creator for APA, MLA, Chicago, and CSE/CBE styles.
  • BibMe  BibMe is a free automatic citation creator that supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formatting.
  • Referencing @ Portsmouth  From Portsmouth University. Very easy to use, enables referencing in both APA and Vancouver style, and at least you'll be consistent!

b) Citation Managers 

Explore the range of citation managers available for you to save your citation info and format in-text citations and bibliographies 

Book an appointment with Kate to set up a citation manager for Word or Google Docs: