Cite Them Right Online

You can now access this citing and referencing tool as part of a trial of the service

Cite Them Right Online is an online tool to help you correctly create your references and citations, which includes the styles Harvard and APA 7th. It’s an alternative to the Cite Them Right ebook in the library catalogue, and includes many more features such as a variety of styles, reference and citation format guides, online videos and an interactive tutorial.

Logging in to Cite Them Right Online

First, visit the Cite Them Right Online site and click the ‘Log in’ button, then the ‘Login via your institution’ button.

The top of the Cite Them Right website showing the navigation bar and a 'Log in' button highlighted in the top-righthand corner

Finally, click on the ‘Find your organization’ box, start typing ‘Tavistock and Portman’ and select the Trust’s name from the results list. Then use your Shibboleth username and password to get access. 

Or log in directly with your Shibboleth username and password using the button below.

Using Cite Them Right Online

Browse a style or search for a source

When logged in, you can browse by referencing style or you can search for a specific source type that you would like to reference (you can’t search for specific publications, just types of resource such as book, journal and so on). After searching, remember to choose the appropriate referencing style for you from the ‘refine results’ box to get the correct information.

The search results on Cite Them Right showing the words 'online journal' in a search box, and a refine results box with various styles including Harvard and APA 7th

Browse source categories

The navigation menu can also be used to browse the categories and the 150+ source types for which guidance is provided. 

Choose a reference style

Once you’ve found the source you’re interested in, you can use the dropdown menu to view the source in your required referencing style. 

The Cite Them Right website witht eh Choose Referencing Style tab selected and highlighted, revealing a list of styles: Harvard, APA 7th, Chicago, IEEE, MHRA, MLA 9th, OSCOLA and Vancouver

Format your reference

The ‘you try’ feature on the source pages enables you to easily construct your own reference by replacing the sample text with the correct information relevant for your source. You can either copy and paste your reference into an assignment or email it to yourself.

The Cite Them Right website how and example of a citation and reference style for a book with a single author, next to a box with the heading 'You try' with dummy text for the user to edit.

If you experience any problems accessing Cite Them Right Online, please contact the library.  

Cite Them Right introduction video

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