Cite Them Right - For Librarians

For Librarians

This online resource supports students in learning about the principles of referencing and shows users how to reference any research material. Developed from the bestselling book Cite Them Right by Richard Pears and Graham Shields.

Search from a comprehensive bank of example pages covering print, electronic, and other types of media. Cite Them Right helps students learn how to structure an accurate reference, and to understand the value of good referencing.

For a full description of the contents and features, read more about Cite Them Right.

How to purchase or take a trial

Cite Them Right is available to universities, colleges, schools and public libraries and more via an institutional subscription. Please visit our Request a trial page for more information.

Why choose Cite Them Right?


Visit our External Administration Portal (SAMS Sigma) - user name and password required - to:

  • Check details of all your subscribed products from Bloomsbury
  • Add or change details of your OpenURL resolver and Shibboleth credentials
  • Add your institution’s logo to the footer of Bloomsbury resources you subscribe to
  • Edit your contact details
If you have lost or forgotten the administrator username and password for your institution, please contact us.


If you would like to use EZproxy to access the site, please refer to Bloomsbury Digital Resources' page at OCLC, where you can find the appropriate stanza for Cite Them Right. Bloomsbury Digital Resources EZproxy Stanzas.

Wayfless URL

If you're a Shibboleth user and would like to create a Wayfless URL to access Cite Them Right, you can do so by replacing [ENTITYID OF SUBSCRIBER] with your Shibboleth entity ID below:[ENTITYID OF SUBSCRIBER]&target=
If you require any further questions, please feel free to contact us directly.

MARC Records

Please use this link to download MARC records for Cite Them Right. The download is a zip folder which contains individual .mrc files.