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Smucker Learning Center Writing and Study Skills Guide

Creating a Citation

Creating a Citation in the Databases

  1. When you have found the article you like, click the citation button on the right. 

  1. A list of citations for each format will come up in a window. 

  1. Choose which one matches the format you are using (APA, MLA, etc.). 

  1. Copy and paste the citation into your paper. 

  1. Be careful that the format stays the same when you paste it. 

Screenshot of pdf article in Academic Search Complete pointing out the location of the citation generator tool


Screenshot of APA citation generated using the citation generator tool in Academic Search Complete.