Use this automatic citation tool to cite the basics in MLA and APA. Make sure to double check your citation with a style manual. Hint: you can check out a style manual at Library Help on the second floor of Hale Library.
An awesome citation tool for MLA (because it's free), not as in-depth for other citation styles. Check out the "All 59 Options" tab to see the many options for citing in MLA. Again, make sure to double check your citations with a style manual.
For the research papers that are more involved and take more time, use RefWorks to make your life easier. It's a citations management tool that allows you to import and export your citations from databases, organize them in folders, and even a tool called Write-n-Cite you can use from inside your word processing program to cite as you go.
Watch this helpful video from the Hartness Library, Vermont, to understand the basics of citing your sources in MLA format.