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Generate citations

Discover available citation styles and how to generate citations using


 Note: OCLC partners with EasyBib to provide citations.

All WorldCat records include the ability to generate bibliographic citations for the displayed work. WorldCat records offer the following citation styles:

Generate a citation

  1. From the Item Details screen, click the Cite button ( Cite button). The Cite a Record dialog opens.
  2. From the Cite a Record dialog, select a citation style from the drop-down list. The citation is generated in the text box below.
     Note: Citations are automatically generated and may be missing information. Proofread the citation before copying and pasting.
  3. Click Copy Citation to copy the citation to your workstation's clipboard.
    Copy and paste the citation from the citation text box.
  4. Click Close to return to the Item Details screen.