A citation generator is a tool that automatically creates your citation in a quick and efficient manner. This tool can make your life easier when writing your text, especially in terms of your references. Just be sure to choose the correct method, get the correct information and learn the functions of your chosen generator.
An excellent MLA citation generator should have a search function that allows you to do a quick search of commonly used research sources, such as books, websites, journals, newspapers, and magazines. This feature only requires you to enter a book’s ISBN (International Standard Book Number), a website’s complete working URL, or the complete article titles of journals, newspapers, and magazines, into the form and the utility show search results in a matter of seconds.
Below are some citation examples created by the MLA citation generator:
Knight, G. Wilson. Christ and Nietzsche: An Essay in Poetic Wisdom. London & New York: Staples Press, 1948.
Lea, F.A. The Tragic Philosopher: A Study of Friedrich Nietzsche. New York: Philosophical Library, 1957.
Solomon, Robert C. Nietzsche: A Collection of Critical Essays. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books, 1973.
Williams, W.D. Nietzsche and the French: A Study of the Influence of Nietzsche’s French Reading on His Thought and Writing. Oxford: Blackwell, 1952.
Wright, Willard H. What Nietzsche Taught. New York: Huebsch, 1915.
An excellent APA citation generator should also have a search function that quickly allows you to find and create citations. Below are some citation examples created by the :
Knight, G.W. (1948). Christ and Nietzsche: An Essay in Poetic Wisdom. London & New York: Staples Press.
Lea, F.A. (1957). The Tragic Philosopher: A Study of Friedrich Nietzsche. New York: Philosophical Library.
Solomon, R.C. (1973). Nietzsche: A Collection of Critical Essays. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Books.
Williams, W.D. (1952). Nietzsche and the French: A Study of the Influence of Nietzsche’s French Reading on His Thought and Writing. Oxford: Blackwell.
Wright, W.H. (1915). What Nietzhsce Taught. New York: Huebsch.
As exemplified in the above citations, all lines after the first line of each citation entry in your reference page are formatted with hanging indents. The second and subsequent lines should be indented by five spaces more than the first line of the citations. Also, in the APA format, author’s names are always only provided with the last name and initials, and they are inverted in presentation (last name comes first, followed by the initials). While the APA style only requires you to give the initials of first and middle names of authors, titles of any source are provided in full, including subtitles. In cases where an author has more than one or two works that you want to cite, these citations must be listed in the exact same order by their years of publication, starting with the earliest, for example:
Rand, A. (1943). The Fountainhead. New York: Bobbs-Merrill. (1959). We the Living (1st ed.). New York: Macmillan.
(1967). Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal. New York: New American Library. (1968). The Night of January Sixteenth. New York: World Publishing.
Once you reference has been generated, all you have to do is to copy and paste it into the works cited page of your essay and arrange them in alphabetical order by the authors’ last names. Remember to review the results for typography and accuracy of your citations.