Most databases include features that create citations for journal articles, books, ebooks, etc., to save or copy and paste into a bibliography, works cited or reference list. In addition to database citation tools, the library recommends Zotera as an easy-to-use citation management tool.
Always check the print style manual for complete citation formatting and punctuation.
For an ORU book, use the "How do I Cite this?" link in the book record.
If your book is not in the ORU library catalog, search and find the title in opens new windowWorldCat.org, then click the Cite/Export link and choose a citation style.
Once you have found an item in a database, look for a "cite" or "citation" link. For example, in EBSCO databases (shown below), use the Cite link under the Tools menu, then select the citation from the available formats.
Library Recommended Tool
Other Reference Managers
opens new windowMendeley Reference Manager - Free reference manager to help organize your research and collaborate with others online. Create a free account.
The following sites generate free citations with auto-fill mode that auto-completes and formats a citation. Several provide "Plagiarism and Grammar Check" and "Citation Guides." Manual entry modes are also available. Some offer a save option with login. Always check the citation for accuracy.