Research Tools

Son of Citation Machine

  • Use this tool to create citations, works cited, and bibliographies
  • Formatting options for MLA, APA, Chicago and Turabian
  • Fill in the web form with the information from your resource and click “Make Citation”
  • Citation will show up on your screen to copy into you document
  • Cost: FREE
  • Compatibility: Online Resource
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Scrible

  • Annotate, highlight and type right into your web browser
  • Capture thoughts and share your comments in the web page
  • Share your annotation with others via email or social media
  • Bookmark and save your webpages in the cloud for access from anywhere
  • Cost: FREE
  • Compatibility: Online Resource; iOS: iPad, iPhone
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Evernote Web Clipper

  • With a single click, clip part of any webpage including images, text, or links
  • Clippings get saved to your Evernote account for access later
  • Collect research or items of interest in one place for easy organized information collection
  • Read and access your research from any computer or device​
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: Web add-on for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera
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Sweet Search

  • Search engine for students
  • Provides trustworthy site search results from the most relevant, pre-evaluated and approved sites on the internet
  • Find better information, faster from credible sources, such as primary sources while avoiding spam and marginal information sites​
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: Online Resource
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EasyBib

  • Free, Online Bibliography and Citation Generator
  • Provides MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian citations for virtually any research source
  • Manually input publication information for non-electronic sources or copy URL address into the website to create your citation
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: Online Resource
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BibMe

  • Online automatic bibliography maker on the web
  • Search for the citation information or manually enter it into the site
  • Add citations to your works cited list
  • When your research is over, download your bibliography in one of four formats: MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turbian
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: Online Resource
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Pocket

  • Save articles, videos, webpages, photos or anything you find online to read later using this app
  • Content syncs across all devices for easy access, anywhere, anytime
  • Simple, easy-to-use interface for great viewing
  • Share your clippings with others
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: Mac; iOS: iPad, iPhone, iPod touch; Android; Kobo; Extension for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari; Windows Mobile; Kindle Fire
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Pearltrees

  • Organize, explore and share resources using this app
  • Add files, web pages, photos and organize them according to project, assignment or collection
  • Sync across computer, tablet and mobile device​
  • Cost: Free
  • Compatibility: iOS: iPad, iPhone, iPod touch; Android; Extension for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
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Note Anywhere

  • Add post-it notes to any of your web pages while researching
  • Post-Its are saved so the next time you open the webpage, the post its will be there​
  • Cost:  Free
  • Compatibility: Chrome Extension
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