There are a number of software packages available which will assist with referencing and organising documents. Some of these packages come at a cost. A Google search for free referencing software will bring up several entries. It is sensible to compare these packages and choose the right one for your needs. There are a number of free programs available to assist with in text referencing and creating reference lists and bibliographies. Some of the features (such as storage) require an upgrade to be purchased for a fee. Below is a summary of some popular resources:
End Note Online or EndNote Basic - Free online version
EndNote Basic is is the web-based version of EndNote. It is slightly simpler, including the core functionality of the full EndNote software but without some of the advanced functions.
Click here for a Quick Reference Guide (PDF).
EndNote is referencing management software. It is used to keep track of resources and assist in building a reference list or bibliography. Most universities have a version of EndNote available to download free for their students. Also check with your university library to see if they have a customised version of the output referencing style available for download for your university or faculty.
EndNote - How to:
Set up, organising references, basic functions and inserting citations into documents can be found in these quick reference guides.
Endnote has a large collection of training resources and user guides available online.
The sites below will format your source in your chosen referencing style.
Refme is a citation generator, and includes a Referencing Guide for the following referencing styles:
This website will format the reference you have in a given style. It also has a citation generator available to format your reference into a given style. Listed below are Guides from a few of the most frequently used styles.
A sample citation generate for the Cite this For Me website is below:
In-text: (Cite This For Me)
Bibliography: Cite This For Me,. 'Cite This For Me: Harvard, APA, MLA Reference Generator'. N.p., 2015. Web. 29 June 2015.
EasyBib is also a citation generator for a number of source types and can format in APA, MLA, Chicago and many more. A sample citation generated for the EasyBib website is below:
Citation Guides for MLA, APA and Chicago styles are also available.