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Citation Tools


A citation tool with a plugin for Microsoft Word. The desktop version and web version are available to UMKC faculty and staff; only the web version is available to students. Helps format and save citations in almost any citation style. Access it from anywhere.


A free, easy-to-use browser plugin that helps you collect, organize, and cite sources. Works with Microsoft Word and Google Docs to easily incorporate citations and bibliographies into your papers.

Purdue OWL

A comprehensive writing guide, which offers over 200 free resources on writing, research, grammar and mechanics, citation style guides and English as a second language tools.

UMKC Writing Studio

The UMKC Writing Studio offers a free peer consultation service for students. Peer consultants help students focus on the organization and content of ideas within their essays. 

 Schedule a One-on-One Consultation

Schedule a 30-minute or 60-minute, one-on-one consultation with a peer tutor. Meet in person or virtually. Make an appointment.

Go to the Writing Studio on Campus

Drop in to the Writing Studio in the Atterbury Student Success Center or the Miller Nichols Library during open hours

eBooks on Writing