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Micro/Macro Economics (Wright): Citing Your Sources

Why Cite?

Citations in Databases

Many of the library databases will create your citations for you. Look for the "cite" feature - usually found along with "print" and "save."  

Note: Database citations are not always perfect.  Double check them!

Here is an example from the ProQuest database:

Citing a Website

Here are some tips on where to find the information you need to site an article you find on a free website.

Note: If you are unable to find most of this information, you may want to re-evaluate the website. 

Remember that citing articles from a newspaper website or magazine website is different then citing an article from a webpage.

MLA Style

  • MLA Formatting Guide Edit/Delete Quick Stats
    From the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue. Includes how to format your paper, do in-text citations, and create your Works Cited page.

APA Style

Citation Makers

These sites will help create the citations for you. But ALWAYS check the citation generated against the guidelines given by your instructor!