Tools for Bibliography

Resources to assist with formulating citations in various formats, including APA and MLA.
  • Campus access to AAA Style Guide Remote access to AAA Style Guide AAA Style Guide (American Anthropological Association)
  • Campus access to AIP Style Manual Remote access to AIP Style Manual AIP Style Manual (American Institute of Physics)
  • Campus access to Citation Builder Remote access to Citation Builder Citation Builder
  • Campus access to Citation Machine Remote access to Citation Machine Citation Machine
  • Campus access to Crossref Remote access to Crossref Crossref DOI lookup (Hint: Use the option to "Search on article title," enter the author's last name, and enter the full title [but not any sub-title])
  • Campus access to EasyBib Remote access to EasyBib EasyBib Bibliography Generator (Use for MLA citations only)
  • Campus access to EndNote Basic Remote access to EndNote Basic EndNote Basic (access from home after creating account while on campus)
  • Campus access to ILA Style Guide Remote access to ILA Style Guide ILA Style Guide (International Leadership Association)
  • Campus access to KnightCite Citation Service Remote access to KnightCite Citation Service KnightCite Citation Service
  • Campus access to NoodleTools Express Remote access to NoodleTools Express NoodleTools Express
  • Campus access to Purdue OWL Remote access to Purdue OWL Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab)
  • Campus access to RefWorks Remote access to RefWorks RefWorks (access from home after creating account while on campus)

Access by IP address/library barcode:

Campus access to a subscription database = Click a yellow box to access a database while on campus (or by IP address).

Remote access to a subscription database = Click a greenhouse to access a database remotely (off-campus). You will be prompted to enter your Library ID barcode number. You can also access the databases after first logging into the York VPN. See this page for troubleshooting off-campus access.

Access to a free database= These databases are free and open to the public.

Link to find a specific journal= Search for a journal and see which database contains it as full text or where it is indexed.

Remote access by VPN
For Remote Access, you can also log into York VPN:

After logging into VPN once, you can then access all of the reference databases from off-campus by clicking on their yellow links. (Call Academic Computing Help Desk, x5311, for VPN account info).

Off-Campus Access

LexisNexis Academic is Now Nexis Uni
The LexisNexis Academic platform has migrated to the new Nexis Uni interface.

Hidden Gems
Big Books from the Library’s Oversized Collection

Library Hours
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