Citation Help in the Research Databases

Citation Help in the Research Databases

Thomson-Gale databases provide two sources of citation help.  For most items, look at the bottom of the record to find the "Source Citation" in MLA style.  Or, use the "Citation Tools" option on the right side of the database screen, which also offers APA formatting.

Examples of Thomson Gale databases (click for full list):

 Gale citation


CSA databases
allow you to mark records and then save or e-mail them to yourself using the citation style of your choice.

Examples of CSA databases (click link for full list):


Many of the FirstSearch databases are also providing help with citations. When viewing a full record, click on the "how to cite" link to bring up formatted citations in all the major styles.

Examples of FirstSearch Databases (click link for full list):


Other databases provide the option to view, save, or export records in a selected citation style. Examples: