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FAQ

Features

  • Automatic lookup of journals, books and webpages
  • Easy cut and paste and export to MS Word
  • Ability to change at any time from APA to MLA or Chicago
  • Citations are kept and can be accessed from this computer as long as you keep visiting the site. After four days of inactivity citations will be deleted.
  • Free Account Sign up: Create an account and your citations can be accessed from any computer. Create multiple bibliographies. Your existing citations will be brought into your account.
  • In-text citation generator with guide • Title page generator • Style Guide
  • Supports APA 6th edition, MLA 7th edition and Chicago 16th edition.

Questions

Creating Citations

  1. Help! How do I make citations on your site?
  2. How long will my citations be saved?
  3. All my research is done on the web can I cite everything as a web document?
  4. I am trying to cite an interview, unpublished thesis/paper/research or an… xxx and I don't see it in any or your sources.
  5. Other websites want to charge me and offer less than what you offer for free.
  6. Can you explain more about the functionality of the website?
  7. What APA, MLA and Chicago formats does Citefast use?

Bibliographies and Accounts

  1. I have already made twenty citations. How can I move them into my account?
  2. How can I copy citations from one bibliography to a new bibliography?
  3. How do I rename a bibliography?
  4. How long will my citations be saved?
  5. What can I do in the Manage bibliographies page?

Answers

Creating Citations

  1. Help! How do I make citations on your site?
    • Select source.
    • Cite a book, article, website, or film, by searching or entering the information yourself. Click on the "Save citation" button when finished.
    • View your citation in the bibliography on the right and continue citing.
    • Export your bibliography to Word or copy/paste into your paper
  2. How long will my citations be saved?

    If you create an account, citations will be will be kept indefinitely. Otherwise citations will be saved for four days.
  3. All my research is done on the web can I cite everything as a web document?

    Only unpublished web documents should be cited as Webpages. Check all the other categories to find which source you should chose
  4. I am trying to cite an interview, unpublished thesis/paper/research or an… xxx and I don't see it in any or your sources.  

    First, please recheck the bibliography.  Our sources accommodate an estimated 99% of the sources that are cited in research papers. Currently we do not support every citation type, but we are working to include the more rare ones.  You can ask on Facebook, check the APA, MLA or Chicago most recent manuals, or search the citations types online.
  5. Other websites want to charge me and offer less than what you offer for free.

    Due to the popularity of the website we are able to offer the service for free, we currently generate all our revenue from advertising revenue and affiliate marketing.  We are able to do this because of the popularity of the site and the support of our users.
  6. Can you explain more about the functionality of the website?

    Citefast formats your bibliographies and title pages, in APA 6th edition, MLA 7th edition and Chicago 16th edition. Hover over the blue question marks for citation tips. We are constantly upgrading the website to conform to the most recent citation guidelines. To make your task easier we have recently added new functionality.

    • automatic citation lookup
    • increased source selection
    • editing capabilities
    • expanded copy/paste function
  7. What APA, MLA and Chicago formats does Citefast use?

    Citefast is based upon the following guides:

    APA - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition
    MLA - MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition
    Chicago - The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bibliographies and Accounts

  1. I have already made twenty citations. How can I move them into my account?

    Your citations will automatically be moved into your account when you sign up.
  2. How can I copy citations from one bibliography to a new bibliography?

    Go to the Manage bibliographies page. Click on Create New bibliography. Create the bibliography. Now select the bibliography from the dropdown in the right panel. Click on "« add" next to the citations that you want to copy.
  3. How do I rename a bibliography?

    Click on the name of the bibliography to the left of '(About bibliographies)'.
  4. How long will my citations be saved?

    If you create an account citations will be will be kept indefinitely.
  5. What can I do in the Manage bibliographies page?
    • Create a new bibliography
    • Copy citations from one bibliography to another bibliography
    • Delete a bibliography
    • Rename a bibliography
    • Delete individual citations

More information

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