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

Hidden Gems
Big Books from the Library’s Oversized Collection

BrowZine
The library is now sponsoring BrowZine, a great new service that allows you to discover, browse and read the library’s top scholarly journals, in a fast and easy to use interface.

Library Hours
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