Citation Managers let you
Citation Style Guides show you how to
A Citation Style Guide is a handbook that describes a standardized format for citing the resources and references you used in your research papers, theses, articles, etc.
Don't know which citation style to use? In general, it's best to ask your instructor. Below are the most common citation styles for various disciplines.
A citation is the information needed to locate the article (or book).
For articles, a complete citation generally includes:
For books, a complete citation generally includes:
Citations are also used to help readers of your papers find the information you used.