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Reference Buddy

Instantly create your APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA & Vancouver reference lists!

Then just copy and paste it into your projects and you're done!

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How does it work?

First log in with your Facebook account or you can create a free Reference Buddy account. Thereafter you can:

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Who Uses Reference Buddy?

Our signed up users are from the following institutions (live data):

Advertising Opportunities

An additional feature of Reference Buddy is the ability to offer advertising space aimed at specific target groups and or geographic region depending on the advertiser’s requirements (examples shown on left).

While we build this system, we're offering a free trial where you can market your business for six months after you sign up.

For more information, visit www.advertbuddy.com

New Referencing Styles

There are currently 11 referencing styles that users can create their reference lists with.

If there is a particular style that is not on Reference Buddy but that a user would like to use, then the user can email the style guide to referencebud@gmail.com and we'll upload that style onto our database within a week!

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Reference Buddy


Reference Buddy is a free online reference generating tool that university and high school students can use to create APA, Harvard, Vancouver and other reference lists for their projects. Our goal is to make referencing a much quicker, easier and simpler task.

We've been online since January 2015 (and has officially been established in 2014 by Robin Titus).

Please feel free to make contact on social media for more info or to communicate! Alternatively, you can also send an email to: referencebud@gmail.com


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