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Citation Guide

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in research papers.

EasyBib Changes for 2017

As of July 31, 2017, EasyBib Academic Edition will be retired.

What does this mean?

  1. EasyBib's citation tools will continue to be available for free.
  2. Existing user accounts will be downgraded to free accounts. Free accounts can be accessed with your current login credentials, and any projects or bibliographies within those accounts will still be available.
  3. Any notes saved in the Notebook feature will not be available in the free accounts. If you have any notes you wish to save, please download them before July 31.

What is EasyBib?

EasyBib LogoEasyBib is an excellent tool for quick and dirty citation asisstance.  While our librarians strive to be as available as possible, EasyBib is open 24-7.  

Use EasyBib for its citation builder, and create an account to save citations and quickly include them in papers.  Microsoft Office offers EasyBib integration, making it easy to cite your reliable sources. For more information, please feel free to contact us!

Faculty Members: Care to learn more about how you can use EasyBib in your course? Check out our Tech Tips handout.

How Do I Sign Up for EasyBib?

You will need to create an account to access some of the most useful features of EasyBib, though you may use the citation builder option whenever you want.  Signing up for EasyBib is free, easy, and allows you to save your citations for future use.  To create an account, simply access EasyBib and click "Sign Up" at the top-right corner of the screen.

To access your account in the future, you will simply need to log into EasyBib and click "Log in" at the top-right screen.

What Does EasyBib Do?

What Does EasyBib Do?

Why EasyBib?

EasyBib can save you time and effort, by collecting your citations and helping you cite sources.

We always recommend that students check in with their instructors to see if they would prefer that they not use EasyBib.  Remember:  EasyBib cannot take the place of good second-checking.  Please check the style guide your instructor prefers--It may be the EasyBib and the style guide will differ.  Your instructor always has the final say on what the authoritative citation should be!